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About Me

Sofya

I am a psychotherapeutic counsellor, yoga teacher and integrated movement therapist,  based In Cardiff, Wales.


Qualifications

  • Polyvagal informed restorative movement psychotherapy for trauma. Restorative resources, Italy, 90 hours 2018-2019

  • Authentic movement training, 50 hours, SRVB -Foundation for Therapeutic Professions, Holland & Germany, 2016-2017.

  • Mindful Self Compassion Certificate training. Centre for Mindful Self Compassion (San Diego) & Centre for Mindfulness Research & Practice,  Bangor University. July 2015

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling, Welsh Psychotherapy Partnership Cardiff , Sept. 2012- July 2014

  • Foundation Certificate in CounsellingBath Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy.2011-2012

  • Diploma in Perinatal (birth, pregnancy, baby and postnatal) Yoga Therapy, Sitaram Partnership. 2004-2006

  • Diploma in Ayurvedic Massage, Diet & Lifestyle Therapy. EIVS. 2005-2007

  • APNT/ Wellmother course in massage in pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period 2005-2006

  • British Wheel of Yoga Diploma 2002-2005

  • MA in History, dissertation topic on colonial epistemology, axiology and biases towards indigenous Berber knowledge and practices, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.  2000-2002.

Professional registration and commitment.

I am an accredited member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).   I am committed to my professional development and competence. I have regular supervision with a registered (EABP) senior body psychotherapist.