Ashleigh Duncan Dip. Couns MBACP Newtownabbey, Belfast & Co.Antrim

Ashleigh Duncan Dip. Couns MBACP Newtownabbey, Belfast & Co.Antrim

161 Antrim Road
BT36 7QR


02890923322 / 07454779988

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161 Antrim Road
BT36 7QR


02890923322 / 07454779988

About me

Professional Therapy for Personal Healing, Growth and Recovery...

Have you been experiencing challenges in life?

Perhaps you are suffering from anxiety, depression, or overcome with low thoughts & emotions. You may be having problems within your personal relationships or troubled over past relationships? Struggling with unresolved underlying issues, fears or suffer emotional pain or insecurities?

Counselling can help you overcome whatever difficulties you are faced. I can offer you a safe, comfortable space in the form of one on one affordable private counselling and together we can work through and resolve these.

I am a fully qualified and professionally registered therapeutic counsellor, holding qualifications in further holistic therapies in order to support my clients through the therapy process to the very best of my ability.

I am an integrated counsellor interrogating 4 of the main counselling approaches to the therapy  (Person Centered Counselling, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, CBT and Psycho-dynamic Theory) in doing so I am to tailor the the counselling to the client rather than the client to the therapy, aspiring to work with my clients in order to suit their personality as well as meeting their individual therapeutic needs.

Please be advised I will only work with you if I feel I can help you, should this not be the case I will do my best to advise of an alternative.

I will strive to help you in any way I can which usually comes in the form of one on one counselling however this can be adjusted should your needs require so.  I work from various professional, comfortable premises and can offer you the choice of Newtownabbey or Belfast, in special circumstances I may consider home visits. I also offer the option of Skype, online or telephone therapy should you prefer. Both short and long term therapy available.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have experience in private and NHS practice, I also facilitate Group Therapy delivering Food and Mood training.

Counselling Qualifications

  • Certificate in Counselling Skills AQA
  • Level 2 Counselling AQA
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling AQA
  • Psychodynamic Theory AQA
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy AQA
  • Working with Addictions AQA
  • Working with Trauma AQA

Alternative Qualifications and Therapies Available

  • Certificate in Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Certified Wellbeing & Life Coach
  • Diploma in Mindfulness and Meditation
  • Diploma in Emotional Freedom Therapy
  • Reiki Level One & Two Degree (Reiki sessions are charged at £15.00)

I am committed to maintaining my continued professional development and regularly attend training and Supervision in order to adhere to BACP Code of Ethics. I hold full insurance and a member of BACP (Professional body - British Association for counselling and Psychotherapy)

Member organisations



I offer a free non obligatory initial telephone consultation and would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have. I understand this is a difficult time and taking that first step can be daunting but I will do my utmost to put your mind at ease.  I firmly believe in meeting individual client needs, this is reflected in my practice and also my fees, therefore discounted rates are available for low-income, unemployed and students, please get in touch for more details.

Each face to face session is usually charged at £40 and lasts around 50 mins.  Sessions can be arranged to suit your individual requirements with evenings and weekends available. Reduced rates are available for students and unemployed. Payment is taken in cash, cheque or via Paypal. Online and Telephone counselling available.

Further information


Telephone and Online Counselling   £45.00
Wed to Friday 9am to 5pm             £40.00

Maps & Directions

Newtownabbey, BT36 7QR
Belfast, BT9

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Monday 5.30 - 8pm Tuesday 5.30 - 8pm Wednesday 9am - 8pm Thursday9am - 2pm Friday 9am - 2pm Weekends also available on request

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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