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Dr Sarah Jane Khalid
Dr Sarah Jane Khalid
BSc., Relate Cert CC., L.C.H. Dip., PGDip CBT, PGDip CT, MSc, PsychD, CPsychol, AFBPsS, HCPC
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english

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Psychology

CONSULTATION FEES

New appointment: £215
Follow-up appointment: £215

About

Dr Sarah Jane Khalid is a Chartered Consultant Counselling Psychologist, an Accredited CBT Psychotherapist and both a Life and Executive Coach who has a wealth of experience and knowledge from her 15 years in the NHS, charity and private sector experience. She has extensive training in different modes of therapy, in particular Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy. 

Sarah Jane also is a visiting lecturer for accredited CBT Courses and her specialisms include stress, low self-esteem/confidence, dermatology conditions, positive psychology and women’s issues such as returning to work and post-natal depression.

Sarah Jane has also trained in Life Coaching and Executive Coaching. 

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Special Interests

Executive Coaching

Confidence coaching

Life coaching

Trainee supervision on clinical, counselling and CBT high intensity courses

Psychodermatology therapy

Body-image

Dermatology

Self-esteem

Post-natal depression

Burnout

Stress

Career changes

Life span issues such as retirement, divorce etc

Education

Education & Qualifications

She has graduated from the University of Southampton achieving the following:

1. Bachelor of Science in Psychology

2. Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Therapy for Severe and Enduring Mental Illnesses

3. Masters in Health Psychology 

She completed a certificate in Couple's Counselling from the Relate Institute at the University of Hull. 

She further specialised in anxiety and depression disorders using CBT and attained a Postgraduate Diploma from Royal Holloway University and then went onto achieve a Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology in London. 

Since completing her Doctoratal studies, she has further trained in both Life Coaching and Executive Coaching at TPC. 


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“Happiness, not in another place but this place… not for another hour, but this hour” (Walt Whitman): I have had sessions with Sarah-Jane for the past two years and I credit her with bringing me back to life. She helped me out of a major depression, and then we figured out my version of a meaningful life, and how to live it. She challenged my ways of thinking: about myself, about others, about the world and my place in it, and she showed me how to retain the parts which worked, and to break free of what didn’t. She made me curious about life again, how to see its full technicolour. It’s hard work, it’s meant to be, and I would not have wanted to do it without her.
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12-08-2019
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I have found these therapy consultations very useful - we worked through the issues I felt and came up with manageable and effective methods to help calm my anxiety and over-thinking. I felt very at ease to talk about my feelings, going forwards I feel I have good methods to help myself. I am not 100% where I want to be but that is only because of time and feel that if I implement what you have given me I will be in a much better place. Thank you.
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12-08-2019
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My therapy experience with Dr Khalid has been a very positive one, given I had a prior negative experience. But with every consultation I felt reassured as she listened, understood and was very compassionate. I’ve made changes that I thought I could never make, it has greatly impacted my quality of life and how I approach things. Thank you for all your support and wisdom.
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10-08-2019
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Lovely, kind and insightful. Dr Khalid really helped me process my feelings during a very difficult period.
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06-08-2019
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Dr Khalid was able to provide me with excellent support during my time with her. The benefits were great including understanding my issues taking in to account my Pakistani cultural background, my religious beliefs and the society we live in. The approach taken each session helped me reset my mind and re-engage my thought process and making me reassess my core family and life values. I strongly recommend Dr Khalid's support especially if you are from an Asian family background as coming forward, putting your hand up for help and seeking specialist treatment can at times add to your mental well being.
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16-07-2019
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I have thoroughly enjoyed my coaching experience with Sarah Jane, it has been so positive and your words have been like magic! I'm so happy to achieve a goal I never thought was going to happen - thank you so much.
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13-06-2019
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I saw Sarah Jane through a very difficult few months in which I was having to cope with many life changes. I can honestly say I’m so fortunate to have started seeing her at this particular time. When my anxious thoughts felt all encompassing, she helped me through this by providing an unbiased and balanced perspective on my thinking patterns. I now have a more positive outlook on myself and my relationship with others. With this outlook I have been able to achieve things I never thought I’d have the confidence or courage to.
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23-05-2019
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I worked with Sarah Jane on two occasions, and found her to be an incredibly supportive, caring, knowledgeable and constructive therapist and coach. On both occasions, I was suffering from some anxiety, and her positive and thoughtful approach allowed me to begin to approach situations and circumstances differently and to learn to "sit with" and be ok with negative emotions. She gave me the space and freedom to speak and express my concerns, but also gave me concrete methods to help change my thinking for the better. I left every session with her feeling significantly lighter and more positive. I have since recommended her to a number of friends and colleagues who have similarly been delighted with the support she has provided.
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01-05-2019
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I first went to Sarah Jane for support alongside health issues, where I was feeling out of control and overwhelmed by everything. 6 months later I feel equipped with coping techniques and a better understanding of myself that is positively impacting so many areas of my life. Sarah Jane creates an open safe environment that helps you to feel secure and willing to open up, from the first session there were techniques for me to take away and think about/ implement. Thank you so much, I'm very grateful for how this supported me through a tough time and the ongoing impact this will continue to have.
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17-04-2019
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I can't thank you enough for all of your help and support over the past few months - I honestly feel like a completely different person and no longer feel 'trapped' by my thoughts and reactions to things, and your guidance and help has been a huge part in that. The tools and tips you've armed me with have helped me navigate a lot of difficult situations both at work and in my personal life, and will continue to do so after the sessions have ended. On top of that, you have been so warm and reassuring, and it's been a true pleasure attending the sessions, even if I've found them difficult at times. Thank you so much!
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06-03-2019
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have been working with Sarah Jane for three years, and I can honestly say she has truly helped transform my life. This has been achieved through my own thinking and behaviour changes but also because of Sarah Janes incredible encouragement, patience and guidance. We’ve worked together for a long time, and without exception would leave our sessions a much calmer, happier, more focused person. Not only has she helped me understand and cope with anxiety, low self esteem and low moods she has also seen me through huge changes in my professional and personal life. We have built up such a strong level of trust and rapport and I know I could talk to her about anything - however small or inconsequential it felt. Sarah Jane is the ultimate professional. I can’t imagine life without my sessions with her, but I know it’s going to be a better life because of them.
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22-01-2019
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Sarah Jane has been a brilliant therapist over the last few months. When I first started seeing her I was in a difficult place in my life and even the first session (assessment) with her brought some light at the end of a very dark tunnel. Sarah Jane is incredibly personable, friendly, compassionate and intuitive and I felt completely at ease in sessions. I felt able to talk about anything, I never felt judged or embarrassed talking about problems and thoughts that I am unable to share with my family and partner. She has been a great support through this period of my life and I will take with me many of the techniques I have learnt over the last few months to manage the things I struggle with. I would highly recommend Sarah Jane as a therapist.
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25-09-2018
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You helped me make such a positive difference to my life and I think my friends and family all see this. It’s a testament to you that my friends are now also wanting to see you. Thank you so much for all you’ve done for me, I am eternally grateful.
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14-08-2018
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I found Sarah Jane Khalid to be very helpful during a particularly stressful period of my life - she enabled me to have a lot more confidence in my self and my ability to make decisions, and gave me various tools and techniques to manage both real stress and self defeating thought patterns which I expect I will continue to find useful for a very long time.
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16-07-2018
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My experience with Sarah Jane was absolutely wonderful. She provided me with unfailing support and gentle but directional guidance through a very difficult time. At the start of our sessions I really couldn't see my way forward, but by the end of our time together I had a completely rebuilt mindset and positive outlook. It's such a cliche but I genuinely feel like a new person! I'm deeply grateful and would not hesitate to recommend Sarah Jane to anyone else looking for a safe space and expert care.
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27-05-2018
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Sarah Jane has supported my journey hugely. She has been a mirror in my process and I am forever thankful.
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23-04-2018
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This has been my first experience with a therapist and I must say that it has been totally positive. Dr. Khalid has helped me to understand so many aspects of my personality, now I can recognize and deal with these issues in a positive way. From the beginning I felt very comfortable talking to her, since Dr Khalid has always been approachable, understanding and supportive. I feel very grateful for her help. Thank you so much Dr Khalid.
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22-03-2018
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"I was very lucky, Dr Khalid was the first therapist that I found to talk to. I had been weary of therapy, thinking that my problems were insignificant and other people had to deal with much worse, this was of course wrong and Dr Khalid was kind, understanding and non judgmental. Through our sessions together I not only recovered from my struggles in the present, I also found such understanding about myself that I wish I had only gone to see her sooner."
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14-03-2018
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Sarah Jane was so compassionate and insightful through-out our therapy consultations. She has enabled me to take back control and lead a more meaningful and fulfilled life. Words cannot express my gratitude.

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23-01-2018
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Thank you so much Sarah Jane, I have been feeling really happy, calm and grateful. Things have been really good for me. I feel like I'm living the life I really want to be leading right now. I would like to thank you so much for helping me make sense of my feelings and demons and helping me challenge them so efficiently that now I am able to do it almost effortlessly most of the time. The space of non-judgment and compassion you have given me has been hugely appreciated. You've inspired me even more to become a therapist and help people in the way you have helped me. I feel like a completely different person to the girl I was before I came too see you.

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23-01-2018
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Sarah Jane is so supportive and she has such a great approach to helping you understand and come to terms with negative experiences in your life, while highlighting your strengths and abilities. I went to Sarah Jane while experiencing a lot of anxiety in my life and she helped me to link past events with the present, introduced practical tips to manage my anxiety, practice self-compassion and so much more. Thank you Sarah Jane for helping me to understand myself better, practice self-compassion, feel much less anxious and feel more equipped to handle difficult situations in the future! I cannot recommend Sarah Jane enough.

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23-01-2018
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Excellent; would not hesitate to recommend.

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22-01-2018
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When I first met with Sarah Jane I was in a lot of denial about a situation of harassment at work. Sarah Jane's empathy and guidance during that period was essential to being able to find my strength to speak up about it, ultimately for a positive resolution. I have continued to work with Sarah Jane over a period of 2 years and over that time I have been able to completely change the course of my life for the better, using the holistic tools and caring guidance she provides. I can highly recommend working with her.
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06-12-2017
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Thank you Sarah Jane for all you help and support over the past year. When I came to Sarah Jane I was severely depressed and feeling very anxious. I didn't believe anything or anyone would be able to help me. That changed through my sessions with Sarah Jane. The thing I was the most grateful for was that my journey started from the beginning of my childhood all the way to the present day. Through the sessions I realised why my mind and body reacted in certain ways. Sarah Jane helped me recognise and challenge these issues, and provided tools and methods on how to cope with them. Most of all she made me feel that I was good enough and identified all the great things in my life that I am now very grateful for. I had a great rapport with Sarah Jane, she is warm and kind. Her tone is really calming and I felt so comfortable sharing my thoughts and feelings with her. Thank you for everything.
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11-09-2017
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I have been seeing Dr Sarah Jane since September last year and I can't thank her enough for how much my sessions have helped me. I would recommend her to anyone and everyone. Thank you so much Dr Sarah Jane, I cannot describe how much of a difference you have made and helped me with.
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Peer Recommendations

BY dr David Edwards

06-02-2017
Sarah-Jane offers a range of psychological interventions and specialises in dermatological difficulties. She is very thoughtful.
For specialty: Psychology
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