About us

Ascending Minds Psychology is an independent psychology practice based in Birmingham. We have clinic spaces in Sutton Coldfield and Quinton which offers flexibility for clients travelling by public transport. We provide psychological and counselling support to individuals and organisations across Birmingham and the wider West Midlands area.

Our service provides specialised assessments, consultations and therapeutic interventions for children, young people and adults who experience a range of difficulties. We are also registered provide support for individuals who are registered with health insurance providers.

We also provide consultative support for professionals from a variety of organisational backgrounds who request our support to aid and assist them with the challenges they face, ranging from employee well-being to promoting organisational change.

Dr David King

Dr David King, CPsychol

David is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a registered Counselling Psychologist with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

He has worked across a range of services such as the National Health Service (NHS) and within mainstream and Specialist Educational settings. He routinely provides assessments, therapeutic interventions and training to children and adults who present with varying degrees of mental health challenges. David also works with Local Authorities supporting social care professionals with psychological assessments and consultations covering a range of presenting difficulties. This support has also extended to fostering, adoption and residential care services where he provides consultations, training, and care management support. Working across a range of settings have provided him with a broad perspective of the challenges that impact on children, young people and families across diverse communities.

David is trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches, allowing him to work flexibly and creatively with clients in a style that suits their needs. He particularly draws upon Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CBT), Humanistic Approaches, Solution Focused Therapy, Systemic Therapy.

If you have any questions, or you are interested in arranging a consultation to discuss your requirements further, please contact us where we will be happy to assist.