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Maria Munir

Counselling Psychologist

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Maria Munir is a London based Chartered Counselling Psychologist accredited by the British Psychological Society and The Health and Care Professions Council. Maria has over 15 years of experience working in the NHS as well as the private sector. She has trained in Humanistic, Psychodynamic as well as Cognitive Behavioural Therapies and has been working within Primary Care NHS services for the past 10 years.

She is currently working as a Senior CBT Therapist and Clinical Supervisor and has extensive experience of practicing CBT with clients presenting with mild to moderate and severe depression and anxiety disorders. Maria also uses Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing for clients with PTSD as well as third wave CBT approaches such Mindfulness and ACT.

Medical Experience

Senior Psychologist – NHS

Training & Qualifications

HCPC Registered, CPsychol. (Accred) BPS

Specialisms and Areas of Interest

Counselling, Psychologist, EMDR, CBT

Articles by this Author


Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) can drastically affect people’s mood and lifestyle. It can be a long term condition that fluctuates in nature and severity. The disorder occurs at any age but is common in adolescence and can be diagnosed if symptoms have been present for at least 6 months.

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