Neelam Zahid

Neelam Zahid is an integrative counsellor, psychotherapist and clinical supervisor accredited by the BACP. She has practised as a therapist since 2003, having previously worked in higher education for more than a decade, and currently has her own private practice. She is also the deputy course Leader for the Foundation year at the Minster Centre and teaches on the Introduction to Counselling Skills course. In addition, she is currently a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster, teaching on the BSc Psychology and Counselling and Introduction to Counselling Skills courses. Her areas of interest are intersectionality, difference and diversity and she has contributed to several publications, including The Handbook of Transcultural Counselling and Psychotherapy (2001) and Black Identities + White Therapies: Race, respect + diversity (2021). 

Books by Neelam Zahid

Therapists challenging racism and oppression: The unheard voices

  • £20.25
This is a book about racism and its intersections with other forms of oppression within the talking therapies, told from the therapist’s perspective. Inside are powerful, first-person accounts of the often traumatising silencing of counsellors of colour within, and by, their own profession. These are searingly honest and rarely detailed stories of practitioners being shamed, excluded, violated, rendered…