Areas of Expertise:
Abuse, Addictions, ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Behavioral Health, Boost Productivity, Burnout, Confidence, Couples Counselling, Crisis Intervention, Depression, Divorce Counselling, Emotional Self-regulation, Existential Crisis, Family Counselling, Grief, Healing Negative Past Emotions, Improving Communication, Low Self-esteem, Mood Disorder, OCD, Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Pre-marital Counselling, Procrastination, PTSD, Relationship Issues, Self-harm, Sexual Intimacy Issues, Sleeping Better, Stress Management, Suicidal Tendencies, Trauma, Work-stress
Years of Experience:
Languages Spoken:
English, Urdu & Hindi

Fawad Shah, BSc Coun (NZ) & Reg. Addiction Prac (NZ), is a Counsellor specializing in treating alcoholism and drug addiction as well as co-occurring issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, secondary addictions (especially sex addiction), and trauma (both single-incident and repetitive). He works in a variety of modalities, primarily cognitive behavioural, spiritual/recovery-based, and positive psychology. He continues to receive professional development training in treating relational trauma, including emotional abuse/neglect and physical and sexual abuse. He is a Male Sensitive Practitioner and has over 11 years of professional experience in a variety of clinical settings internationally.

Clinical Credentials:
ACT Practitioner, CBT Practitioner, Compassionate Therapy, Counselling Psychologist, DBT Practitioner, Mindfulness, Psychoanalysis, Solution Focused Therapy, Teen Counselling (13 – 17), Trauma-Focused Therapy

Educational Background & Certifications:
– B.Sc Counselling (NZ)
– Registered Member of the New Zealand Association of Counsellors (NZAC)
– Registered Addiction Practitioner – Addictions Practitioner Association of New Zealand (DAPAANZ)
– Registered Under Heath Practitioner Competency Act (HPCA -NZ)
– Professional Member of the American Counselling Association (ACA)
– International Member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
– Drug Demand Reduction Professional (ISSUP – International Society of Substance Use Professionals)
– Member of Australia New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA)

What I’m excited to bring to Fitcy Health members:
I consider myself as a creative and adaptive therapist, I am passionate and highly motivated about working and supporting individuals’, their families and carers who are experiencing and dealing with emotional, psychological, interpersonal and addiction problems/challenges in their lives…. to move them from SURVIVE to THRIVE and the possibilities of a healthy and happy life.

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