Salwa Ibrahim

Salwa Ibrahim

Psychotherapist and CBT therapist

Salwa Ibrahim is a psychotherapist and CBT therapist, who specialises in working with trauma as well as Depression, Anxiety, OCD, DID, BDD, Anger, Bipolar Disorder, Addiction, and Couple conflict and Sex Therapy. She is a Supervisor of Psychotherapists in addition to being a Trainer and Webinar maker and Presenter as well as an NLP Coach and Mentor.

Salwa is a MBACP Senior Accredited Supervisor, CBT Therapist and Trauma Therapy Specialist.

Further Information

In her practice Salwa uses CBT mainly but that is guided and supported by her knowledge and training in Psycho-analytic Psychotherapy. With Trauma, PTSD, Complex Trauma and CPTSD she uses a variety of evidence-based Protocols to help her patients achieve the best outcome in the shortest amount of time. Depending on what best suits the particular patient Salwa is trained and experienced in using the following protocols, which are all evidence-based, including (but not limited to):

CPT: Cognitive Processing Therapy, NET: Narrative Exposure Therapy, KidNET: Narrative Exposure Therapy for Children, PET: Prolonged Exposure Therapy, IRRT: Imagery Rescripting & Reprocessing Therapy, ERRT: Exposure, Relaxation & Rescripting Therapy, REWIND Technique and REACT Script.

Tri-Phase Treatment Strategy

Salwa conducts sessions in both English and Arabic. Her treatment strategy is Tri-Phase:
1. Psycho-Education and Stabilisation -
This includes information on the Neuro-science of Trauma and how it affects Body And Mind equally and how to break out of that trap;
2. Trauma Processing;
3. Building the Future Beyond Trauma

Areas of Special Interest

Trauma and PTSD: due to Combat, Natural Disasters, Road Traffic Accidents, Robbery, Terrorism etc.
Complex Trauma and CPTSD: due to Verbal Violence, Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Neglect, Bullying etc.
Mental Health Diagnosis: Depression, Anxiety, Stress, OCD, Bipolar Disorder, Phobias, BDD, DID etc.
Wellbeing: Assertiveness, Stress Management, Anger Management, Bereavement, Loss, Pain Management, General Health.
Couples: Couple Conflict, Sex Therapy.
Parenting: Parenting Issues: Psycho-Education, Managing Boundaries, Supporting Children Suffering Trauma, Managing Education Issues etc.
Coaching/Mentoring: Career-Progression, Achievement, Team Building, Conflict Resolution.

Treatments Provided by Green Door Clinic include:

  • Addiction (alcohol, drugs, gambling, sex, internet, social media)
  • Anxiety, Panic and Anger management
  • Attention disorders like ADHD, Asperger’s and Autism
  • Dementias
  • Depression and mood disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Effective communication and assertiveness
  • Family and parenting issues
  • Psychosis
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stress burnout

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