Robin Gutteridge

Robin Gutteridge

West Midlands


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West Midlands


About me

Dr Robin Gutteridge Chartered Psychologist, HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist, BACP accredited, Sexual and Relationship Therapist; Clinical Supervisor.

An experienced, well qualified counselling psychologist, therapist and clinical supervisor . I also offer therapy and supervision ‘on line’ [by email and secure video call.] I offer relationships counselling and psychosexual therapy to individuals and couples of any age, culture, gender and sexual orientation, including transgender, intersex and asexual people. I am experienced in working with older adults and people managing the effects of disability, long term health conditions and previous sexual, physical or emotional trauma.

I offer private and confidential support without judgement, to support your physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and sexual wellbeing. It isn’t always easy to ask for help but acknowledging the need can be the biggest step forward. If you’re struggling with a past or present problem, with a personal or work relationship, or are feeling stuck, anxious or overwhelmed, I will do my utmost to help you step back from the situation and explore ways to make things more manageable. I won’t tell you what to do; instead, we work together to understand your difficulties and explore possibilities for changing how you deal with this and similar situations in the future. By the end of our work, I aim for you to feel clearer and more confident about managing situations that have been hard to manage.

I provide supervision for counsellors, therapists and staff working in health, social care and the emergency services. This can be arranged in my rooms, at your workplace, or on line.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am registered with the following professional bodies, following their Guidelines for Good Practice, adhering to each Code of Ethics and Practice and ensuring that I meet requirements for Continuing Professional Development:

  • Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Counselling Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Accredited with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) My entry in their Directory of Counsellors is under the West Midlands Region.
  • Registered Counsellor on the UK Register of Counsellors where I am listed under the same region. You can access the register by visiting

I am also a member of the following professional organisations:

  • Association for Counselling and Therapy Online ( which seeks to promote the quality of online therapy [therapy using email, secure video call and instant messaging].
  • College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (CoSRT)

I have achieved the following qualifications through formal study:

  • PhD in Applied Social Studies, Keele University (Research: Explaining long term relationships)
  • MA in Gerontology, Keele University (Research: Prevention of sexual difficulties in older people) Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision, University of Derby
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy, University of Hull
  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Open University
  • Delivering Therapy On-Line, Relate
  • Diploma in Counselling, NCFE
  • Relate Counsellor Certificate
  • BA, Open University
  • Certificate in Education (FE), University of Wolverhampton

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership


Clients: £50 per hour or on line equivalent

Practitioner, Workplace and Clinical Supervision : £50 per hour. Group supervision by agreement

A small charge ( currently £10) to cover the room rental will be requested in case of cancelled or rescheduled meetings

Further information

At first contact, we will have a brief discussion to confirm that I can offer the help you are seeking.  If you wish to proceed, we will confirm an initial appointment. Our first meeting (in person or on line) will be a continuation of this assessment. Therapists vary in their approach and if I am not the best person for your needs, I will guide you towards other sources of help.

Evening appointments are most frequently available.

Number of meetings varies: some clients gain all the help needed in single meeting, others will attend for several weeks or months. We will regularly review progress towards your agreed aims. The interval between meetings varies according to need and phase of therapy, but is always negotiated jointly.

Maps & Directions

Walsall, WS1

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Evening appointments are most frequently available.

Types of client

Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I have a Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision from  Derby University.

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