Ayesha Drury

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Glasgow G53 & G2
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi, I'm Ayesha (my pronouns are she/her) and I'm a person-centred therapist based in Glasgow, working online and in-person. In-person appointments take place in a city centre location 2 minutes' walk from Glasgow Central station. I currently have space for both in-person and online sessions. 

I have experience working with a wide range of issues, including bereavement, anxiety and depression, abuse, trauma, self-esteem and identity issues, and suicidal thoughts and self-harm. I am a neurodivergence-friendly practitioner and am happy to adapt my working style to suit my clients' needs. 

I work in an affirming way with people of all genders and sexualities, as well as with issues around non-monogamy and kink, and have experience working with gender, sex and relationship diversity.  

Please get in touch with any questions, I am happy to chat things through and figure out if I am the right therapist for you. 


Person-centred therapy is about working together to create a relationship where you - the client - feel supported to explore whatever is going on for you, and find a way forward that works for you.

We will work together to figure out what you need from therapy and how I can best support you; this collaborative way of working has lots of space for creativity, and puts a lot of value on what you as the client feel you need. At the same time I will bring my experience and knowledge and can offer lots of suggestions for our work together.  

For example, I may ask questions to help you go deeper into what you are exploring, or offer psychoeducation to help you understand your experience. I also work in a trauma-informed way - this means working with trauma slowly and carefully, with an awareness of how the body and mind are connected. I refer to Polyvagal Theory as a model for nervous system education.

I also work with a systemic lens - this means an awareness of how the society we live in treats people unjustly based on characteristics such as race, gender, sexuality or disability. I am mindful of how these dynamics also occur in the therapy setting. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the BACP and I hold an MSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of Strathclyde. Prior to this I completed the COSCA Certificate in Counselling Skills. 

I have also completed the Applied Suicide Intervention Training (ASIST). 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

Therapies offered

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£55.00 per session
Free initial online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Some concessionary places of £45/session may be available, please get in touch to discuss if the full fee would be a barrier for you. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work online on Mondays and Thursdays, and in-person on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. My latest appointment slot is 5.30pm. 

Further information

In-person sessions take place in a warm, welcoming space two minutes' walk from Glasgow Central train station. Further information will be given when sessions are booked. If you have any accessibility requirements, including wheelchair use, please let me know when you get in touch. 

Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G53

Glasgow, G2 6LY

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

PVG Scheme

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Wheelchair user access
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.

My first-floor office has lift access and accessible toilets are available. There is a chairlift available for the five steps leading up to the lift from street level.

Online platforms

Google Meet
Ayesha Drury
Ayesha Drury