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Ann Mountford

Ann Mountford Psychotherapy

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Ann Mountford, Oxfordshire based psychotherapist
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I have been working as an Oxfordshire based psychotherapist and counsellor both privately and in various GP surgeries since 2005. In a voluntary capacity I have also worked as a youth counsellor at a centre for adolescents aged 13 to 19.

I am a qualified, registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy ( Therefore I adhere to the guidelines set out in the Ethical Framework for Good Practice in Counselling and Psychotherapy.


  • B.Sc (Hons) University of Reading
  • Intermediate and Advanced Certificates in Person Centred Counselling
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling (BACP accredited) University of Reading
  • MA in Counselling (BACP accredited) University of Reading
  • Certificate in time-limited counselling from the Westminster Pastoral Foundation
  • ‘The Freud Reader’ course, Severnside Institute for Psychotherapy, Bristol

Other psychotherapist work

I facilitate GP clinical supervision groups and also offer individual clinical supervision to GPs in Oxfordshire and the surounding areas.

As a member of the Balint Society ( and an experienced Balint group leader, I facilitate groups, which include psychiatrists, doctors and other health professionals, who work locally, nationally and internationally. I have regularly attended and contributed to the Balint Society Conference held annually in Oxford. I have been asked to be a guest speaker to members of the Association of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists in the NHS, Primary Care Division (

Papers that I’ve had published include: Mountford, A. (2008) ‘Getting to the Bottom of it’ Journal for the PCSG (; Stevens, R. Mountford, A. (2010 and 2013) ‘On Time’ British Journal of General Practice, Lekarz Rodzinny; Mountford, A. (2013) ‘The Emotional Bowel’ The Digest (; Stevens, R. Mountford, A (2014) ‘Pressure Dressing: Doctors and the Theatre of Wear’ The Eurodigest (; Mountford, A. Stevens, R (2015) ‘Patients-Uncovered’ The Eurodigest