Karl Ayling

Karl Ayling

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Guildford

Guildford GU3
Sessions from £60.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates


Please email or call for up to date availability and I will endeavour to return all messages same day. Currently I am available for selected weekdays and by request on a Saturday for family, relationship couples and one-to-one trauma work.

About me and my therapy practice

I am a qualified practitioner and have over 5 years in various settings providing counselling. I have experience in depression, anxiety, addictions (inc: gambling and gaming), abuse & trauma, my practice is holistic and integrative / pluralistic. 

I have worked with the NHS Talking Therapy services and The You Trust (trauma, domestic violence and rape counselling service), plus primary and secondary age complex SEN and various other areas including Autism, PTSD, fetal loss, grief and bereavement.

I work with people of Faith and with people with no faith.

I have a separate quiet area for us to work on a confidential basis, working within the BACP code of ethics. I have two chocolate Labrador cross dogs for K9 work / family therapy or walk & talk, if preferred.



Practice description

initial interviews are flexible and can be conducted online or in-person, I am in Guildford, Surrey and can work online via Zoom Meetings / Google meetings or Teams.

My first session

To help with the getting to know you process, to decide if we are a good therapeutic fit, I can offer an initial consultation either in-person, online or via telephone. 

My work includes trauma, depression, anxiety, addiction with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault and PTSD, OCD, and an initial assessment is undertaken to help us to identify and to prioritise the areas of work.

What I can help with

Abuse, ADD / ADHD, Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Autism spectrum, Bereavement, Business coaching, Cancer, Career coaching, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Development coaching, Eating disorders, Executive coaching, Health related issues, Infertility, Leadership coaching, Life coaching, Loss, Menopause, Men's issues, Mood disorder, Neurodiversity, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Pregnancy related issues, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sex-related issues, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Substance Dependency, Trauma, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Animal assisted therapy, Behavioural, Brief therapy, CBT, Cognitive, Cognitive analytic therapy, Creative therapy, Eclectic, Emotionally focused therapy, Existential, Family therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Interpersonal, Jungian, Narrative therapy, Neuro linguistic programming, Person centred, Phenomenological, Play therapy, Primal therapy, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Home visits, Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Outdoor therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited