Shireen Sultana: CBT and EMDR Practitioner | Private Therapy Clinic
Shireen Sultana

Shireen Sultana

Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT), Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)& Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) Practitioner.

QUALIFICATIONS :Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Mental Health (2006).
Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (2009).
Eye Movement desensitisation reprocessing certificate (EMDR) (2012).
Diploma in CBT and Innovative Group Psychotherapy from Anna Freud Centre (2012).
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) training (2015).
MSc Psychology (2017).

Accreditation :Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
Interpersonal Psychotherapy UK (IPTUK 2017)
British Psychological Society (BPS)

Professional/Licensing Body :Registered Practitioner Psychologist & British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
Registered IPT Practitioner
Registered Graduate Member of BPS
EMDR Europe

Clinics at :Harley St. & Canary Wharf

Fee :£130 per session, £160 via insurance

Age Group :15+

Languages :English

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Shireen Sultana is an accredited  Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (accredited by BABCP), an accredited IPT Practitioner (accredited by Interpersonal Psychotherapy UK) and an experienced Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapist.

Shireen has been working in NHS mental health services for more than 15 years. She has been currently working in an NHS service as a Senior Therapist where  she primarily provides supervision to clinicians, leads the group therapy pathway for the service and conductsmore complex assessments and  treatment for clients

Shireen has a great deal of experience of working with people experiencing moderate to severe depressionand anxiety disorders such as adjustment disorders, panic and agoraphobia, specific phobia, health anxiety, social anxiety, Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, IBS and other long-term health conditions. She has a special in working with PTSD and Complex Trauma. She has individual and group therapy.

Although, CBT is her main modality of therapy Shireen is also trained in IPT for depression and  EMDR for trauma and addictions. Shireen takes an integrative approach to therapy depending on the individual needs of the clients. She uses third wave CBT approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion Focus Therapy (CFT), Metacognitive Therapy (MCT) and Narrative Exposure Therapy (NET).People’s early life experiences contribute to the way they view themselves, others and the world.  The main focus of CBT is on here-and-now, however CBT strategies can also help you to understand the link between your significant past experiences and re-scripting your memories which are still having an impact on you.

Shireen has vast experience of working with various services which have diversepopulation. Hence, she has a very good understanding of the psychological problems of the those communities and the cultural and religious issues and complexity associated with that as well as how to overcome those.

Shireen Sultana is available to Thursdays for clinical work and available for providing supervision. Skype sessions can be arranged other times.


  • Anon

    Shireen is an excellent CBT therapist, she is particularly skilled at treating anxiety and depression.