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William Guri

Counselling Psychologist
PhD, MSc
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What I can help with

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • Sleep
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Self-esteem
  • Perfectionism
  • Addiction
  • Relationships
  • Anger
  • ADHD
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Stress
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Professional Burnout
  • Coaching

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Mindfulness Stress Reduction
  • Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Person Centred Therapy
  • Systemic Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy


William is a Counselling Psychologist with advanced training in psychodynamic and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). He has developed a compassionate and nonjudgmental approach to working with human diversity and identity including personal, social, racial, cultural, relational, gender and sexual diversity. He has developed a specialism in neurodiversity, working with clients presenting with Autism and ADHD. As a certified ADOS-2 practitioner, and working towards his ADI-R certification to enable him to conduct Autism Assessments. William is a compassionate professional, adept at creating safe psychological spaces for clients to freely explore their lived experiences. With his focused and gentle support, offering clients an opportunity to reframe their mental health challenges in a new light, and to hopefully, find their own solution. Having previously worked as a chaplain, William’s experiences combined with evidence-based approaches, he offers clients for whom religion and spirituality are important concerns, a safe place to reflect, discern and decide what living their lives authentically might mean for them.


While studying for his masters and doctoral degrees in the USA, William joined the American Counselling Association (ACA) and is a National Certified Counsellor (NCC) in the USA. When he moved to the UK in 2019, he joined the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and is a registered member (MBACP). In addition, he is registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the UK as a practitioner Psychologist with the entitlement of a Counselling Psychologist. In addition to this William has a bachelor of arts honours degree in philosophy and religious studies (2002) from the University of Zimbabwe, a master’s degree in pastoral counselling (2007) and a doctoral degree in counsellor education and supervision (2019) from Loyola University in Maryland, USA. My psychotherapy practice started during the 18 years of pastoral ministry and care in my home country, Zimbabwe.