Ashdown Forest Consultancy Ltd

Psychological services for adults in education & the workplace

Why choose us?

We are highly experienced, uniquely combining psychological and medical expertise. Our clients really value our speedy response and helpful insights; enabling individuals to achieve their potential, improve performance and maintain health and wellbeing.

How we help

With over 35 years’ expertise in the caring and medical professions, we deliver effective services for a wide range of psychological and medical issues:

Psychological assessments

Diagnostic and needs assessments for neurodiverse conditions
- dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger’s
Assessment of mental health difficulties
- stress, anxiety, depression and PTSD
Evaluation after injury or illness and vocational rehabilitation
- acquired brain injury, M.E., M.S. and cancer

Consultancy & training

• Recommendations for reasonable adjustments and inclusive practice
• Identifying learning preferences and coaching to enhance learning and performance

Personal & professional development

• Evaluating abilities, personality, preferences and options
• Career development, we are experts in specific learning difficulties

Counselling & psychotherapy

Specialising in neurodiversity and a range of medical conditions
• Identifying coping mechanisms for examination stress and performance anxiety
• Providing trauma-focussed therapy (including EMDR)

Who we help

We work with a variety of individuals, educational establishments and organisations across all business sectors; from small and medium-sized companies to large commercial enterprises, including Government departments and NHS Trusts.

Who we are

Ashdown Forest Consultancy Ltd is led by Teresa (Tessa) Hollingsworth, Chartered Occupational Psychologist (HCPC), Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS), Registered Nurse (NMC) and accredited with the National Autistic Society.

We are an independent team of professionals who work ethically and respectfully in partnership with a wide range of customers. We listen responsively and with understanding to identify the unique needs of each client. Working together, this enables us to find the best options and resolve often complex, sensitive issues.

Where we are

Based in the South East of England, we offer services in London and the Home Counties, the South of England and the South Midlands.

Contact us...

Call us: for a confidential and friendly conversation on: 01825 791323

For general enquiries - contact John Hollingsworth: 07554 016165

For psychological enquiries - contact Tessa Hollingsworth: 07917 318640

email us at:

Write to us:

Ashdown Forest Consultancy Limited
Ashdown Forest House
Collingford Lane
Danehill, Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH17 7HZ

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