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About me

If you are reading this then I am guessing that you have reached a place where things are not going as you would like them to, or that you feel 'stuck'. My goal is not to give you the answers, my goal is to help you realise that you already have the answers.

I am a fully insured and supervised therapist specialising in addiction. I work in a Humanistic way and, although my specialism is addiction, I work with various issues including depression, relationships, trauma, and grief. I utilise various approaches, including Adlerian therapy, CBT and attachment theory. I tailor my approach to you, my client.

I work out of my comfortable and self-enclosed therapy room in Earith, Cambridgeshire which offers off-street parking. 

I am working out of a 2nd location in North Finchley, London at the beautiful Aashna Counselling & Psychotherapy https://www.aashna.uk.

Training, qualifications & experience

I have an MSc Addiction Psychology & Counselling, BA (Hons) Social Policy, I have trained in Adlerian Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Person Centred Counselling. As a working therapist I am committed to my own personal growth and also keeping abreast of current work and therefore I attend regular therapy (alongside Supervision) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

I continue to work in a wide range of areas, and my experience covers a variety of settings such as residential rehabs, community services and prisons. These include:

The Priory, Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust, Rehabilitation of Addicted Prisoners Trust (RAPt), Staffordshire & South Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust, Phoenix Futures Sanctuary Lodge, Focus12, Sanctuary Lodge, Perry Claymore Project (PCP) and Change Grow Live.

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.


£65.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

My fees are £65 per session. I operate a sliding scale as I believe therapy should be accessible to all. Contact me for more information.


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Further information

I firmly believe that you are the expert in your life, and that my job is to listen. Receiving counselling is about giving yourself the space to find your own truth. This may initially feel strange, but, as we progress on this - your journey - together, my hope is that this will start feeling natural and you will gain the confidence to move forward.

Aashana Counselling & Psychotherapy
1 Castle Mews
North Finchley
N12 9EH


Type of session

In person

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS check

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