Fira Karimova

Psychotherapist, London
  • English
  • Russian
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Challenges
  • Addiction
Flexible pricing Flexible Pricing available

My Approach

My clinical approach is psychodynamic, however, when necessary, I integrate and blend this with knowledge and techniques from various mainstream and evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive-analytic therapy (CAT), Mentalization-based therapy (MBT), existential-phenomenological therapy and t...
My clinical approach is psychodynamic, however, when necessary, I integrate and blend this with knowledge and techniques from various mainstream and evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive-analytic therapy (CAT), Mentalization-based therapy (MBT), existential-phenomenological therapy and third wave cogntive-behavioural therapy (CBT).
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About Fira

I am a highly qualified and broadly experienced Psychodynamic Psychotherapist. I approach my clients with empathy, warmth and compassion for the individual, within a rigorous framework informed by my extensive experience and advanced professional qualifications.

Education

My professional qualifications include a Masters in Psychotherapy and Counselling from Regents University London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Psychology from Lomonosov State University, Moscow, Russia. I have a number of additional professional qualifications in group analysis, clinical supervision, Mentalization-based therapy (MBT) and Pia Mellodys Post-Induction Therapy.

Experience

I have a total of 16 years of clinical training and 14 years of clinical practice, and work fluently with clients in English, Russian, Azerbaijani and Turkish languages. I have worked across the mental health sector in London, in public, private and not for profit organisations.

My clinical experience covers addiction and trauma focussed therapy, couple and family therapy, long term individual psychodynamic psychotherapy, intercultural psychotherapy, family and women’s therapy groups, and cognitive analytic therapy for moderate to severe personality disorders.