Myira Khan - Counsellor, Supervisor and on the BACP Board of Governors
(BSc, Dip HE, Registered Member MBACP - Accredited)
A Professional, Private and BACP Accredited (BACP Registered) Counsellor providing face to face counselling in Leicester LE1 6TP (UK) and via an Online counselling service.
A qualified and experienced online counsellor. Offering online counselling to adults, couples and young people (aged 10 years and above).
A qualified Supervisor providing clinical supervision in Leicester and online (Skype) to trainee and experienced/ qualified counsellors and psychotherapists.
Provides counselling to adults, couples, children and young people in Leicester.
Provides couples counselling (also known as relationship counselling or marriage guidance) in Leicester (UK) and online (Skype).
A psychodynamic and integrative counsellor, experienced in working with both deep-routed issues and their impact upon present life as well as working with current issues which may be impacting upon a client's well-being.
Trained in Islamic Psychology and Islamic Psychotherapy, there is an option for clients to access an Islamic Counselling service from a Muslim Counsellor.
Committed to offering a service which is welcoming to all backgrounds, races, religions and cultures in a supportive, inclusive and non-discriminatory manner. As a Muslim counsellor working within a private service, you can choose to work with a Muslim/ Asian counsellor if this choice is not available to you from your local / NHS / GP services.
Experienced of working within a University student counselling service, local voluntary/private counselling services and within a domestic violence support service.
Presents and facilitates counselling training, CPD workshops and conferences.
Teaches and assesses counselling trainees at a local University.
Elected on to the BACP Board of Governors.
Clinical Supervision (Leicester and Online)
Myira is a qualified Supervisor.
Supervision is available to trainee & qualified Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
Supervision can be accesed either face to face in Leicester or online via Skype.
Supervision fees are £40 per hour (or £60 for 1.5 hours of monthly supervision).
To contact Myira regarding Supervision:
Telephone: 07864 523 545
The Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network- Shortlisted for Professional Network of the Year (November 2015)
Shortlisted at the National Diversity Awards - Positive Role Model for Race, Religion and Faith (September 2015)
Shortlisted at the Asian Women of Achievement Awards - Social and Humanitarian Category (May 2015) and attending the
Women of the Year Lunch & Awards (October 2015)
Mental Health Heroes Award Winner (February 2015).
Presented by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Finalist at the British Muslim Awards - Woman of the Year (February 2015).
Winner of the Women's Award for Inspiration (June 2013).
"Myira is one of the only practicing Muslim counsellors in Leicester, and as such, she takes an active role in advocating the counselling and psychotherapy profession within Muslim communities. Myira is an active member of the Black and Asian Therapists Network (BAATN), the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) including the sub-division: Association for Pastoral and Spiritual Care and Counselling (APSCC), as well as founding her own international professional network; The Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network (MCAPN)."
BACP Accredited Counsellor in Leicester and Online (Skype, email and telephone)
BSc Psychology 2.1 (Brunel University)
Certificate of Higher Education in Counselling (University of Leicester)
Diploma of Higher Education in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counselling (University of Leicester)
Online Counselling Skills Certificate (Online Counselling Services and Training)
Advanced Post Diploma Certificate in Person Centred Couples Counselling (Counselling Workshops & Training LLP)
Certificate in Islamic Psychology and Islamic Psychotherapy (Islamic Counselling)
Certificate in Clinical Supervision
Certificate in Developing Skills in Couples Work (Tavistock Relationships)
Post-Graduate Advanced Certificate in Integrative Counselling for Children and Young People (current training)
As a qualified adult education tutor, Myira also works as a Counselling Lecturer and Associate Tutor in a HE/University setting.
Myira is a Registered Member MBACP (Accredited) - A Registered and Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).
You can find Myira on the BACP Register (certificate number 033550) here:
Myira is an elected member on the BACP's Board of Governors.
Myira works within the BACP ‘Ethical Framework for Counsellors’, and also the BACP Guidelines for Online Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Information relating to both of these documents can be found at www.bacp.co.uk
Myira is a Member of ACTO (Association for Counselling and Therapy Online).
Myira is a registered a Data Controller (Registration reference ZA092056) and abides by the regulation imposed by such procedures.
Myira is the Founder of the Muslim Counsellor and Psychotherapist Network (MCAPN).
Established April 2013.
The MCAPN was announced as a Top 100 Awesome Network 2015 by Inclusive Networks and was shortlisted at the Inclusive Awards for Professional Network of the Year (November 2015).
Myira is a Member of the Black and Asian Therapist Network (BAATN).
You can find Myira on the BAATN Register here:
Myira has a valid DBS Certificate (formally known as CRB). You can perform a DBS Status check here:
Media Consultation and Contributions:
Myira works with media companies to consult and contribute to print, radio and tv productions.
Myira has contributed to the following print and newspaper articles:
Guardian: Problem Solved - "My husband was unfaithful and lied about it for years"
The Telegraph: "Why telling your friend she looks thin could really harm her"
Myira has appeared on BBC Radio Leicester discussing her work as a counsellor and to address the issues of stigma and taboo in mental health, to break down barriers of mental health, for clients to easily access services.
Myira has appeared on British Muslim TV- Questions debate show - to discuss domestic violence, working with domestic violence victims, the need for appropriate services and to address the prevalence within Muslim communities.
To contact Myira for counselling or supervision (also for media / presenter / CPD training enquiries):
Telephone: 07864 523 545