What problems I assess and treat

I can help you with a wide range of difficulties, such as those listed below. Please note, this is not a comprehensive list, and it is likely that I can help you with problems that you are having even if they are not listed below - I welcome questions and enquiries.

  • Anxiety

  • Social anxiety

  • Depression

  • Low self-esteem

  • Confidence issues

  • Panic Attacks

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Phobias

  • Childhood abuse (sexual, physical, emotional, and / or neglect)

  • Chronic pain / fibromyalgia

  • Eating disorders

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Trauma

  • Addiction problems 

  • Complicated bereavement

  • Sexual difficulties

  • Birth-trauma (i.e. after having given birth)

  • Post-natal depression

  • Bipolar affective disorder

  • Anger and temper difficulties

  • Self-harm

  • Suicidal thoughts and posing a risk to oneself

What therapies I offer

Good therapy should be tailored to your needs, rather than a 'one-size fits all' approach. Listed below are a range of evidence-based therapies I offer. I can recommend which therapy is suited to you based on an in-depth assessment with you. 

Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy


eye Movement desensitisation & Reprocessing therapy


Cognitive behavioural therapy



Getting started with therapy - The next steps




Please send me an email with a brief overview of the difficulties you are having. I can then offer you an initial assessment.



The initial therapy assessment lasts 2 hours



If we both agree to work together after the assessment, we can arrange regular weekly sessions.



Dr Ashley Francis | Clinical Psychologist | Leicester LE3 UK | HCPC Reg PYL33429