Dr Ashley-John Brewer
Clinical Psychologist and CBT Therapist
What I can help with
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Social Anxiety
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Ashley is an affable and enthusiastic clinician who strives to create a trusting and genuine partnership with clients. Through the application of psychological knowledge, he is dedicated to helping people overcome their emotional problems through improving understanding and facilitating the discovery of more effective ways of coping. He is guided by the evidence base regarding what works in therapy and committed to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in clinical psychology, particularly in his areas of expertise.
Ashley is a chartered Clinical Psychologist and Senior Clinical Associate at HelloSelf, who completed his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at University College London. Ashley has worked psychologically in the NHS and private sector with a range of problems and client groups. Prior to becoming a Clinical Psychologist, he completed a PhD in the area of Alcohol Dependence at the National Addiction Centre at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London.
He specialises in the treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder and Body Dysmorphic Disorder and has worked with young people and adults at a national specialist Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders service, as well as several other services in the NHS. His main treatment approach is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, but he also draws upon other models of psychological therapy (e.g., Compassion Focused Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) to ensure that treatment is best suited to the individual needs and characteristics of his clients.