M.Communication Pathalogy, RCSLT, PgDip Auditory Verbal Therapy, LSLS Cert. AVT®

Louise is dually trained as a speech and language therapist and audiologist and obtained her master’s degree at the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 2004. Louise has specialised in delivering audiology and speech and language therapy across a range of different settings in the NHS to various client groups since moving to the UK in 2004. She completed her postgraduate diploma in Auditory Verbal Therapy with distinction at Aston University in 2011.


Louise was mentored towards LSLS CertAVT after joining Auditory VerbalUK in February 2011 and qualified as an LSLS Cert AVT® in 2012. She is involved in multiple outreach programs across the UK, Malta and the Republic of Ireland, combining clinical work and training. Louise advises on rehabilitation in joint audiology and AV clinics with Josephine Marriage, Audiologist at CHEAR. She delivers training on various AVUK programs and mentors practitioners towards AV certification. She regularly presents at conferences, nationally and internationally, and has contributed to publications and book chapters.

Contributor to Auditory Verbal Therapy – for young children with hearing loss and their fmailies and the practitioners who guide them, Estabrooks, MacIver-Lux, Rhoades, Plural Publishing 2016

Louise works remotely from South Africa and in our London centre. 

Email: Louise.Ashton@avuk.org 

LinkedIn: Louise Honck

Facebook: Louise Avuk