Home Counties Therapeutic Consultancy offers four categories of services
Services are overseen by our directors Lorna, Ashleigh and Bill.
Lorna Wykes is our Consultant Director. She has a Diploma in Psychology, BSc Criminology & Psychology and MSc in Addiction Psychology and Counselling. She is currently working towards her PhD and is registered with: The British Psychological Society, The Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners and The American Psychological Association.
Lorna has worked extensively in a therapeutic setting for the last 18 years and throughout this time worked with many conditions and client groups including Depression, Anxiety, Personality Disorders, Autism & PDA, Eating disorders, Complex Addiction, PTSD, and Emotional and Social disorders in Young Children and Adolescents.
Outside of her work she has been involved in other roles such as being on the Board of Directors for a well-known organisation in Wiltshire, chairing an organisation to incorporate services for children in the looked after system and has fostered young people with addiction-based issues and serious family breakdown.
Ashleigh Wykes is the Managing Director and is registered and has accreditation from the UK Association of Psychological Therapies and finished her degree at BPP University in London. She has extensive training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. She has also had training in Motivational Interviewing and Child & Adult Mental Health. Ashleigh has worked with individuals that have Personality Disorders, Autism, Hoarding and Depression and Anxiety.
After a background in Management & Coaching in other industries and she has been working in Mental Health for 5 years. Ashleigh is a DBT Skills Trainer and Therapist and is part of the Outreach and Mental Health Support Team. Offering phone coaching, one-one skill training sessions, group work and workplace training. She has worked with businesses, groups and individuals in coaching roles for many years but felt that her passion was to work within Mental Health. Ashleigh has had an interest in Mindfulness for over 10 years, has training in this field and practices daily.
Bill Cox is a non-executive director who has been involved with the organisation since 2013. He is involved in making decisions regarding the organisation’s internal policies, service structure and long-term decision making and direction of the organisation. Bill also specialises in Art Therapy and has had many years’ experience in this area which has included running numerous therapeutic sessions and workshops.
Across Buckinghamshire, we serve Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Chesham, Amersham, Beaconsfield, Princes Risborough, Buckingham, Milton Keynes, Marlow and all surrounding villages.
In Oxfordshire, we are accessible to Oxford, Bicester, Thame Wheatley, Abingdon, Didcot, Banbury, Wallingford, and Henley on Thames, Witney, Banbury and surrounding villages. In Hertfordshire, we serve Tring, Berkhamsted, Watford, Rickmansworth, St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Bushey, Oxhey, Potters Bar, Stevenage, Welwyn Garden City, Harpenden and surrounding villages.
In Bedfordshire, we are accessible to Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Dunstable, Bedford, Flitwick and surrounding villages.
In Berkshire, we serve Reading, Maidenhead, Woking, Bracknell, and Windsor, Thatcham, Newbury and surrounding