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About me

Hello and welcome. My name is Ainara and I am a passionate and compassionate integrative therapist that loves supporting people overcome their struggles in life.

Are you feeling anxious, overwhelmed, stressed or lost in some way? Does the idea of living a peaceful and happy life seem out of reach? Are there specific issues troubling you? Perhaps your relationship is in trouble, maybe your job is making you miserable or you might be struggling with past trauma, feelings of failure or not feeling good enough.

The fact that you are reading this right now shows that you are ready for healing and change. The idea of embarking in therapy can be scary but I can assure you that I have supported many individuals and couples in their journeys of creating happier lives.

I am trained and qualified in a variety of therapeutic approaches, such us Person Centred Counselling, Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Conscious Relationships, Coaching, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Psychosensory techniques (Psy-Tap). Over the years I have built the knowledge and skills to support and help you in overcoming whatever may be troubling you.

A first step taken by many is either a quick chat over the phone or an email to book an initial introductory session where you can decide if I am the right therapist for you to work with.

I know that reaching out to a professional can be daunting but I can reassure you that I am a friendly professional that is here to support you in processing, understanding and releasing whatever is troubling you so that you can feel empowered to create positive change.

I look forward to assisting you on your journey.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified and experienced BACP registered and EFTinternational Accredited therapist. I regularly attend seminars and workshops as I strongly believe in continuos development and growth.

Qualifications & training

  • Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling.
  • Conscious Relationships Training (Cert).
  • EFT Practitioner (Emotional Freedom Techniques).
  • NLP Practitioner and Master Practitioner (Neuro Linguistc Programming).
  • Psy- Tap Practitioner (Psychosensory Techniques).
  • TFT Practitioner (Thought Field Therapy).
  • Personal Performance Coaching.
  • Coaching with NLP.

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy

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£55 per 1 hour individual session

£75 per 1 hour couple session

Concessions available for counselling and psychotherapy students and those on low income. Please contact me for further details.

You can find more information about my training and way of working on my website: www.ainaraleunda.co.uk

Office 15
Same Day Office Space
19-21 Eastern Road

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages Spanish


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


I have flexible availability with daytime, evenings and some weekend appointments.

I offer some early morning (from 7.30am) and late evening appointments (latest 8pm)

Types of client

Young people
Ainara Leunda MBACP Counsellor & Integrative Therapist

Ainara Leunda MBACP Counsellor & Integrative Therapist