Ashley Thurlow

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Stanley, Durham, DH9
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello there, I’m Ashley Thurlow, thank you for taking the time to look at my details. With over a decade of experience and a passion for helping people, I’m ready to create a safe therapeutic space as you enter into counselling.

Throughout my career, I've worked in various areas, including supporting individuals dealing with drugs and alcohol, navigating through trauma such as rape crisis, and providing counselling for children and young people through their unique challenges.

As a seasoned Counselling Supervisor for over 8 years, I've had the privilege of guiding and nurturing fellow therapists as they navigate their own paths in this field.

At the core of my practice is a deep belief in the power of human connection. I strive to create a safe and understanding space where empathy, transparency, and acceptance thrive. When you work with me, you can trust that our relationship is valued and honored.

I consider myself an Integrative Counsellor, meaning I blend various therapeutic approaches to tailor our sessions to your unique needs. Whether it’s drawing from Person-Centered therapy or integrating techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, I’m dedicated to finding what works best for you.

Over the years, I've supported individuals from all walks of life, tackling issues ranging from abuse and addiction to anxiety and self-esteem. No matter what you’re facing, know that you’re not alone, and together, we’ll navigate through it.

I’m eager to explore the methods and techniques that resonate with you, ultimately leading to a transformative and meaningful therapeutic experience. 

Please contact me for further information or if you have any questions.

Training, qualifications & experience


2009 - Foundation Degree Counselling

2010 - Post Qualifying Diploma Counselling Children and Young People

2017 - BA (Hons) Counselling 

2017 - Certificate in Creative Supervision

Continuing Professional Development:

2020 - Advanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Diploma

2021 - Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling

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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£45.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Initial 30-minute appointment - Free

Adult Counselling Sessions - £45.00 (Day time), £50.00 (Evening).

Children and Young People - £45.00 (Day time), £50.00 (Evening).

Block Booking of 8 sessions - £315.00 (Day time), £350.00 Evening.

Supervision - £65.00 per 1.5 hours.

Students accessing counselling will be offered a discounted rate upon getting in touch. I offer concessionary rates for those employed by the Emergency Services and Armed Forces.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

I have a very limited number of evening sessions available.

Stanley, Durham, DH9

Type of session


Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Ashley Thurlow
Ashley Thurlow