Ashley is a Psychologist with over 25 years of professional experience in helping people overcome their problems. His special interests include the treatment of anxiety and stress-related problems, psychosomatic medicine, and the treatment of trauma. He has worked in a wide range of environments from NHS primary care to private psychiatric hospitals, and London teaching hospitals to his own clinics. He has taught on post-graduate training programmes, and acted as an examiner for doctoral psychology research programs. He is the author of a series of books on topics in psychology, and has published papers and chapters in numerous books and professional journals. His own doctoral thesis examined relationships between breathing and anxiety. He has been an invited contributor at a NATO Advanced Study Institute on trauma, and has been commissioned by British law enforcement agencies and the United Nations to provide psychological therapy for traumatised staff. Ashley maintains a great interest in using proven therapeutic strategies within an integrated mind-body model, to help people make the changes that they want, to live healthy and fulfilled lives.