Katharine Ashford

Katharine Ashford

Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07706 455201

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Therapist - Guildford

Guildford GU2
07706 455201
Sessions from £45.00


  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates


Please contact me to discuss availability as this does change month by month according to client need. I am not available at weekends or on bank holidays.

About me and my therapy practice

I trained at the University of Brighton as a Psychodynamic Counsellor and gained an MSc in Psychotherapy. I am a registered member of the BACP and an Associate of Brighton Counselling Collective (BCC). As well as working with BCC in Hove, I also work privately in Guildford and other parts of Surrey. I work with clients who are facing a wide range of challenges, including depression, anxiety, self-harm, procrastination, attachment difficulties, bereavement, loss, generalised anxiety, panic disorder and stress. The psychodynamic approach involves exploring patterns of behaviour that have been developed as a result of past experiences, often from childhood. Through gaining an understanding of these patterns, and the defences we construct, we can begin to grow emotionally, developing more fulfilling relationships and a greater sense of mental wellbeing. In addition to the psychodynamic approach, I also employ techniques drawn from family therapy and CBT/systemic therapy.

Practice description

I currently practise predominantly on a ace to face basis from a location in central Guildford, although I do also offer an online service.

My first session

Once you have contacted me, I will arrange an introductory session in which we discuss the challenges you are currently facing and whether my approach seems right for you. I offer short-term or open-ended counselling on a weekly basis. Sessions last 50 minutes. Fee Per session £45 - Adults (Students - £30) Location: Guildford, Surrey or Hove, Sussex.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Chronic fatigue syndrome / ME, Depression, Health related issues, Identity issues, Life coaching, Loss, OCD, Personal development, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Brief therapy, CBT, Integrative, Psychodynamic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Systemic

Clients I work with

Adults, Groups, Older adults, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Time-limited