Our Team

Our Story

Yaran services is committed to achieve high quality of opportunities in all aspects of its work and to implement this statement in the areas of our management structure service delivery, policy development and access to use of services.

Our multi-cultural team is made up of fully qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and advocacy advisors who have worked for more than 10 years. The team is able to offer their services in languages other than English.

Yaran Directors


Ms Parvin Emampour

(Director / Operation Manager)

Trauma Focus Therapist | Clinical Supervisor | MBACP Accredited Practitioner | Member of EMDR Association | Foundation in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Level 7 | NET Trauma


Mrs Rokhsana Nowroozi

(Director / Clinical Manager)

Supervisor / Couples therapist

Relate trained relationship therapist and counselling couples for over 20 years. She has also been running parenting groups. Also a registered member BACP.

Rozita Hossain


Solicitor, BSC (Hons), CPE, LSF


Mr Peter Field

Peter Field BA (Hons) (Oxon) / Dip TEO PGCE, MA TESOL (Manchester)

Peter Field is currently a director at Yaran. Before retiring he taught English for forty years, the last twenty at University level in the UK and the Middle East. He is also a professional translator.

Yaran Team

Mr Behnam Abdevand

Counsellor / Psychotherapist


Mrs Faeze Doulabi

(MA Fine Arts / Art Artist)

Senior Art Facilitator 

Miss Fahimeh Fardchian

(Registered member BACP)


Mr Hassan Haghjoo


Life Skills Facilitator

Mr Hashem Karimi

IT Technician

Helen Singleton

Mrs Helen Singleton

BSc | MSc | MA | DipPsych | Reg Psychotherapist & Clinical Supervisor| MBACP | CIPD

Mrs Lili Bakhtiari

EFT Trainer & Advanced therapist
MBIR Therapist
LLTTF & Connect 5 trainer Group facilitator at Yaran Northwest

Mrs Mahabuba Diba Fardousi

(Registered member BACP)

Qualified Counsellor

Mrs Mina Zare

Social Media Manager


Mrs Mona Koosha

Project Manager

Fully qualified accountant
DPSI Farsi to English  law
Level 3 counselling | Trainee Counsellor
Nasrin Emampour

Ms Nasrin Emampour

Nurse specialist in education psychiatry. Bachelor degree in psychology. I have worked as therapist for 20 years. I have Cognitive Behaviour Therapy degree and work as well being practitioner for Yaran.

Nadia Choudary

Ms Nadia Choudary

My name is Nadia Choudary, I work as a volunteer with Yaran Nortwest. I am a translator and an interpreter. I can speak different languages: English, Urdu, Punjabi and Pashto. I am qualified as an interpreter and Level 3 Teacher Assistant. I am working as Care co-ordinator with NHS.

Dr Parisa Rahmani

Well being practitioner

Dr Rawaa Alsheikh

Well being practitioner

Reem F

Mrs Reem Farajolahi

Qualified Counsellor

MA in Translation and Interpreting from the university of Salford
Associate degree in Business management and DPSI (Diploma in Interpreting for Public service). Currently a 3rd year student in The College of Manchester to obtain diploma in Therapeutic Counselling

Ms Anita (Shaghayegh) Jafari

Registered student (BACP)

Administration Manager/HR
Environmental Health Degree (University of Salford), Environmental Health Engineering (Shahid Beheshti University)


Mrs Shahrzad Araghinezhad


Art Facilitator