Counsellor, Therapist & Hypnotherapist
I am a qualified and dedicated Counsellor, Cognitive behavioural therapist (CBT) and Hypnotherapist. I am an accredited Member of the NCS, National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (MNCPS Accred.), a member of the BACP (The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and a registrant member of the National Hypnotherapy Society (MHS), UK.
I also have a lot of experience outside the therapy room including academia and teacher education. I have a Master's degree in Theology and hold a PhD in Behavioural Sciences -Education major (University of Helsinki, Finland).
Besides the qualifications, I have personal experiences of mental health problems in the past. I had some traumatic experiences in my childhood and have experienced anxiety disorder and depression.
This has helped me better understand my clients’ experiences and in choosing the best techniques to help them. I have received lots of positive feedback on this from my clients
I have a lot of experience working with people from different countries and cultural backgrounds.
Supervision and professional development
I am eager and continuously study to develop and enhance my skills so that I am always helping my clients better. I have regular supervision and attend various professional training to keep my knowledge and skills up to date and constant development.
You are warm and a very good listener. I felt you understood me very well.
32 year old male
As for the CBT approach, each of our sessions tought me something new and soothed me. Even at the worst times, the session made me feel better. She made sure that I knew that I could contact her (whenever), which comforted me a lot.
20 year old lady
On the first meeting you gave me a clear overview of what to expect. Throughout the process I felt that your care was genuine and your listening very focused. From your comments I could see that you spent time between the sessions to reflect not only the relevant next reading but also on what was discussed during the sessions. You were able to provide me with alternative perspectives that helped me to change my thinking.
54 year old lady
Very helpful indeed. Listened carefully and knew exactly what I couldn't see. Also had a practical approach and followed up with some great materials. Thank you 🙂
23 year old male
Mia is a great therapist. She is very calm and patient and I always felt she was 100% ready to help, very organised and always tried to deeply understand how to work best with my particular needs and issues. She really went above a beyond and I highly recommend her expertise.
26 year old lady
Mia Malama is wonderful human being and someone really undestands you and I would recommend her to anyone that’s dealing with things they can’t deal with alone. She’s patient and let’s me set the limits and goals I want to focus on without any judgment.
21 year old lady
The process was very successful – I was able to change eating habits that were harmful and feel equipped with tools for keeping to the healthy eating in the future.
54 year old lady
It is time to take care of your wellbeing.
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