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Our Team

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Ewelina (Eve) Ahmed

Lead Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (BABCP Accredited) and owner at Fenix CBT

Hello, I am Eve, owner, and the lead therapist at Fenix CBT Psychotherapy.

 

I am a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist who is also trained in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassionate based approach. I am currently undergoing EMDR training.

 

I offer evidence-based therapy which is adapted to your individual needs and circumstances.

I work with children, young people, and adults. I am skilled at making therapy engaging and enjoyable.

I utilise my skills and extensive experience to help my clients reach their personal targets and clinical recovery. I am very passionate about the work I do and I love helping people reach their goals. I have eight years of experience working in mental health in public and charity sector with adults and children.

I specialise in delivering therapy for neurodiverse clients (adults, young people and children) especially Autistic Spectrum Condition. I adapt the therapeutic tasks and processes to people who think outside the box.

In addition, I specialise in therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.

I also have extensive experience delivering CBT for therapy of various forms of anxiety: Panic, Various Phobias, Health Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Generalised Anxiety, Separation Anxiety. In addition, also Self-Esteem difficulties, Extreme Emotions and Depression.

I am accredited by British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). I am compliant and abide by the code of conduct set by this governing body.

I also hold relevant DBS checks for working with both adults and children.

I have begun my journey with psychotherapy with a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in Psychology. A few years later I completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and a Level 3 Diploma in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy.

Including many others I have also received training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassionate Therapeutic approach.

I am also an experienced and skilled supervisor with Level 2 APT Accreditation. 

Throughout my career I have experienced working in various mental health ward settings and community clinic settings within forensic, acute, rehabilitation and eating disorders settings with adults, children and young people.

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Susie Hooper

Trainee Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

I have a Postgraduate Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, University of Hull (2017). I am in the process of completing further clinical assignments required for accreditation with the BABCP. I hope to complete this by the end of 2023.

I have worked in mental health services in the NHS for over 20 years. Sixteen of these have been spent in Child and Adolescent Services. I used to work as a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with individuals requiring hospital or home treatment. 

My expertise is working with 13–18-year-olds. However, I have experience of working with younger children and adults. I am interested in developing expertise in working with young adults.

I have been using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) skills for working with a range of anxiety conditions and depression since 1999.

Over the past 2 years I have delivered CBT to young people with physical conditions and emotional difficulties and medically unexplained symptoms.

Part of my training over the years has been in adapting therapy for Autistic Spectrum Disorder, including Tony Attwood. I am in the process of undertaking further training in CBT for ADHD.

I have additional specialist training in ASD and ADHD as well as all mental health problems.

I also have a lived experience with Aspergers Syndrome and ADHD .

I am passionate about my work and I treat each person as a unique individual. I aim to help people feel at ease and empower people. I try to bring a sense of humour to my work when appropriate and a sense of creativity.

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Alice Boldison

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (awaiting BABCP Accreditation)

Hello! I am Alice and I am a fully qualified cognitive behavioural therapist. I have worked supporting children and young people for over 7 years in various different roles. This includes 2 years offering grief support for children following a bereavement and 5 years within a commissioned Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) delivering direct 1-1 therapeutic support to children, young people and their families. In addition to this, I also have volunteered as a Shout worker, supporting people to get through immediate crisis.

 

I have experience delivering CBT for a range of presentations, including generalised anxiety, OCD, panic, social anxiety, separation anxiety, phobias, health anxiety, PTSD and depression. I have extensive experience working with young people with neurodevelopmental conditions, including ASC and ADHD. In addition, I have experience working within LGBTQ+ youth groups, offering bespoke mental health support.

 

I am incredibly passionate about the work that I do and seeing my clients flourish. I continually adapt the sessions to meet the needs of my clients and always take a person-centred approach, whilst utilising my training to provide evidence-based intervention. I provide a safe space for my clients to explore their problems or struggles and we work together collaboratively to come up with solutions. 

 

I am a registered member of the BABCP body. As I have completed a Level 2 CBT accredited course, this means I can apply to be an accredited member of BABCP which I am in the process of completing and I expect to be in place by Summer 2024.

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Amerjit Bhullar

Person Centred Counsellor Member of BACP

I am a fully qualified and experienced Person centred counsellor, integrative and creative play. Clinical Supervisor.

 

I offer an open confidential non-judgemental space to support you to find new ways of coping, uncovering new strengths and to allow you to make positive life changes at your own pace. 

 

The Client Therapist relationship is central to my way of working. I Welcome You as you are.

My approach is kind, open and sincere with a view to empower you to feel safe and respected.

 

 My experience over the last eight years has involved me supporting children, young people and adults within various organisational and school settings as well as working within my own Private Practice.

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Our Associate Therapists and Counsellors are contracted to deliver work for Fenix CBT  line with our values and ethos. Everyone at Fenix CBT has appropriate DBS checks, CBT therapists are accredited by BABCP and our Counsellors are Members of BACP. Associate Therapists and Counsellors are not employees of Fenix CBT and are covered by their own insurance.

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Salaam

Artistic Developer.

Accounts and Administration Manager.

Salaam joined Fenix CBT in April 2021. 

Salaam is frequently consulted and advises on Fenix CBT marketing and social media. Salaam also manages our website. Most importantly he produces Fenix CBT artwork including designing our lovely logo. Most of our virtual office is also decorated with Salaam's artwork.

Salaam also manages higher levels of infrastructure of accounts and administration processes. 

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Fenix CBT Feline Team

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Monster

Quality Assurance Manager

Monster has a very important role within Fenix CBT. He mostly judges Eve's work daily, ensures that all the admin is up to date, checks for spelling mistakes and ensures that processes are as efficient as possible.
Monster does not like inefficiency.
He also ensures that Eve takes regular breaks, Monster understands the importance of regular breaks.
Monster might make an appearance during the on-line sessions occasionally to check if our clients are satisfied.
In his free time Monster likes sitting on papers, chase paper balls, sing very loudly about his daily sorrows, watch birds, neighbors and their dogs go by, watch ships (mostly spaceships) on tv and listen to classical music.

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Pixy

Emotional First Aider

Pixy has a very important role within Fenix CBT Psychotherapy. She is responsible for staff's emotional well-being at all times.
Whenever someone needs some emotional support she is always more than happy to help offering listening ear, purrs, cuddles and kisses.
Pixy is known for sleeping on the job however she never minds her naps being interrupted and will always snap back into her role with upmost professional approach.
In her spare time Pixy likes to sleep, eat anything she can get her paws on, listen to pleasant tunes (George Ezra is her favorite) and watch monkey's on tv.

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BatCat

Grounds Manager and Chief of Security

BatCat is a feral cat that lives in her own apartment in our conservatory. Despite frequent invitations inside she expressed no interest in living indoors. She enjoys her freedom and takes her job very seriously.

BatCat ensures that all the grounds are kept in a good order. Most importantly she ensures that Fenix CBT office premises are kept safe and secure.

BatCat loves to socialise in her free time. She often invites her friends (other cats, hedgehogs and magpies) to spend time with her in her apartment and shares her sofas and biscuits with less fortunate. Rest reassured that she always sceens her visitors first. BatCat also enjoys napping in her cardboard box and cat bed, long walks in the park and chasing insects.

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