COVID-19 UPDATE: Ruth will be returning to work for face to face appointments at The Space in September. Although Ruth is unable to offer appointments until then, please feel free to contact her for enquiries & to book in for September.
Contact Ruth: 07849 046 229 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth is a qualified counsellor with a quiet and calm presence who is dedicated to offering safe, confidential and consistent support to her clients. She is a fully insured member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and abide by their comprehensive ethical code.
Ruth offers a welcoming and non-judgemental space for you to focus on yourself and whatever may be causing you distress. This may be anxiety, fear, depression, loneliness, low self-esteem. You may be experiencing a transition of some kind or feeling overwhelmed. You may have experienced a trauma or a bereavement. You may have a nagging sense of unidentifiable unhappiness and malaise. Counselling can give you an opportunity to explore and reflect on these feelings. The experience of being heard and understood can provide some immediate relief.
As an Integrative counsellor Ruth has knowledge of a variety of psychological theories which enables Ruth to adapt her approach according to your individual needs. Ruth’s approach is underpinned by Carl Rogers’ core conditions of Empathy, Honesty, and Unconditional Acceptance. This means she will always honour your experience, she will always be honest with you and she will never judge you. Your work together may also include discussing your past, to discover how it is affecting your present; the use of creative methods, using pens and paper, playdough and small figures; inviting you to be aware of your bodily sensations; inviting you to express yourself in a new way. Working together at depth in this way we can find a way for you move forward.
Ruth offers an initial 50 minute assessment session at £20. This allows you and Ruth to get to know each other, to discuss what your requirements may be and why you have decided to seek counselling, and to decide if you and Ruth can work together. If you and Ruth decide to take your work forward Ruth offers 50 minute sessions at £45 per session. These will take place at the same time every week for as many weeks as you require.