Professional Therapy for personal growth, healing and discovery 

AD Counselling & Wellness Newtownabbey offering Bespoke Private Therapy & Healing

161 Antrim Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 7QR 

Tel: 02890923322 / 07454779988 ​

 Email: [email protected]



**Covid -19 Temporary adjustment to services** 

During this time we all need to make our health and well-being a priority, it is important we follow government guidelines, taking all measures where possible to ensure the health & safety of ourselves and others, in light of this both personally and professionally I am following self-isolation guidelines and will only be offering my services through online, video and telephone platforms. If you feel that you may benefit from sessions during this time please get in touch to discuss your options. 


With enough common sense, consideration, extra care and compassion for ourselves and others we will get through this. 


 Mental health is also a priority, we have entered challenging times, many people are adapting to change and there is an uncertainty of  I have included some tips and advice within the blog section also to help manage mental throughout this time.

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Welcome to AD Counselling & Wellness Newtownabbey. 

Within my busy private practice based along Antrim Road, Glengormley I offer bespoke therapy & healing, held in a confidential, non-judgemental, safe environment.   Each session will give you time and space to make sense of your feelings, process your thoughts, facilitating you in overcoming any obstacles your may be facing. 


Professionally registered I adhere to the ethical guidelines laid down by British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP).


Why come to therapy?

Life can at times be challenging, with problems often becoming overwhelming, seeking professional support throughout these difficult times, is the first step in taking control back.


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When might you consider coming to counselling? 

Perhaps you are:-

  • Struggling to understand damaging thoughts, patterns or behaviours 
  • Experiencing anxiety, depression or other limiting emotions.
  • Struggling within your personal/professional relationships
  • Coping with trauma or loss
  • It may simply be that you need some time to yourself, to process your thoughts and feelings in order to help you make stronger decisions and gain confidence in respective areas of your life

Whatever your needs may be, together we will work your issues. I work with many presentations and issues, some common examples being; 

Abuse, Addiction, Alcoholism, Anxiety, Anger, Loss and Bereavement, Behavioural Patterns, Compulsive Disorders, Confidence Building, Depression, Domestic Violence, Emotional Distress, Esteem Issues, Family Problems, Food related issues, Job Loss, Life Changes/Adaption, Low Moods, Relationship and Sexual Issues.  

I have extensive experience/specialised training in the following;

Working with Trauma 

Intimacy & Relationship Issues

Stress and Anger Management

Self Confidence /Body Image

Anxiety & Depression

Dealing with Distress and working with suicide & self harm

Inner Child Healing 

Mindfulness and Mediation 

Alternatively people seek to come to therapy as a form of self care, a dedicated time and space to explore the aspects of their life. Helping them to manage wellbeing and nurture their mental health.

I understand this may be a difficult time and taking that first step can be daunting therefore I will do my utmost to put your mind at ease.  Offering a free non obligation telephone consultation I am happy to answer any questions you may have. 




Providing Affordable Private Counselling & Alternative Therapies in Newtownabbey and surrounding areas. 

Ashleigh Duncan Couns.Dip. MBACP

AD Counselling & Wellness Newtownabbey        


How am I different? 


 I am an integrated Counsellor incorporating all of the main counselling approaches to my therapy, such as; 

Person Centered Counselling, Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Psychodynamic Approach


In combining these theories along with my own signature framework I aim to help my clients heal on all levels. 


 This framework is designed to connect with each element of each individual person, considering their personality as well as the make up of their behavior, cognitive, and physiological system.  


I implore my approach to suit each clients personality - tailoring the therapy to each client, rather than the client to the therapy.


 My aim is to work in a way which compliments the person as they are, faciliting self acceptance, healing and promoting a stronger sense of self whilst working through their presentation. 



Furthermore I hold qualifications in various holistic therapies, aiming to support my clients through the therapy process to the very best of my ability (with permission or on request I may incorporate alternative therapies within my sessions).