Ashley Horsley

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MA Post MA Dip Acc
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London, NW10
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I create a safe space in which you can feel ready to unburden yourself from the weight of whatever you are carrying alone. Whether it is your anxieties and fears or your anger and dissatisfaction; whether it is haunting trauma or crippling self-doubt;whether it is the weight of depression or the relentless guilt of addictive behaviour: whatever it is I am there to accompany you on the journey: to the bottom of it and out the other side with the right tools and navigational map.

The work is all about communication and expression, through listening to your story and through working with your body where so often tension is trapped and tormenting. The timing of your arrival in therapy is always the right timing: when your need wells right up to the surface and sends you to me then I am here.

Any work we do together is confidential, gently held in the warm safe space that is ours.  Here, with me, you can let go of secrets: any hidden feelings, buried torments, habits you are ashamed of and keep private; with me you can raise a question that has been plaguing you or a resentment that has been simmering or a longing that has remained unmet, unheard: anything that is you and needs to be brought out into the open and let go of, or celebrated, or re-written: let's work on it creatively and together.

It is vitally important that we do not feel locked away in solitary confinement; that hope, trust and safety are accessible human resources found in contact with others. As your therapist I will work hard to sustain or recover these for you.

Issues I deal with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Anger Issues
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • Compulsive Behaviour
  • Addiction
  • Relationship Problems
  • Identity Issues
  • Parenting Issues
  • Phobias
  • Sexual Issues

Training, qualifications & experience

Training Institutes:

The School of Psychotherapy and Counselling Psychology,(SPCP) Regent's College, London

Guild of Analytical Psychology and Spirituality (GAPS):


BA(Hons) Psychology;

MA Counselling Psychology;

Post MA Diploma Existential Psychology

Advanced Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents: A Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional Training Course. 

DBT for Adolescents [DBT-A] APT Accred Level 1

Place2Be (

London Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (LACAP) (

Woman's Trust (

Highgate Counselling Centre (

Westminster Association of Mental Health (

Victim Support (

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£55.00 - £90.00
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Unemployed

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA
  • Cigna

Additional information

For individuals fees start from £55 [concessionary rate]  for individuals and for couples fees start from £120. 

When I work

Daytime, evenings and weekends (Saturdays)

Kensal Rise, London, NW10

Type of session


Types of client

Children (0-12)
Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)