Rinske Goettsch MA Reg. MBACP (Accred) Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Supervisor

Rinske Goettsch MA Reg. MBACP (Accred) Counsellor/Psychotherapist & Supervisor




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About me

Are you finding life tough at the moment? I may be able to help. You do not have to do it on your own.

As a BACP Accredited, qualified and experienced counsellor/psychotherapist, couples counsellor and clinical supervisor, I have helped many clients who were depressed, anxious, stuck, bereaved, bullied, abused, angry, suicidal or simply overwhelmed by life.

I offer you a safe space to be yourself at my private practice in Wellington. I am Accredited by the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and I work within their ethical framework.

I have always been fascinated about psychology and personal growth, although I worked in an international corporate environment in a previous career.

My approach in working with clients is creative and awareness oriented. My key values as a counsellor/psychotherapist are humour and creativity, openness and trust, sharing, hope and optimism, as well as growth and autonomy.

Each session is tailored to your needs and my aim is to help you thrive again.

Taking the first step toward getting help is often the most difficult.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Training, qualifications & experience

Post Graduate Diploma in Jungian Studies (in progress)
Certificate in Couples & Relationship Counselling
Post Qualifying Diploma in Supervision
BACP Accreditation
Post Qualifying Diploma in Integrative Sandplay Therapy
Post Qualifying Diploma in Creative Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling (BACP accredited)

Other training
Creative Therapeutic Journalling
Creative Therapies
Depression Patterns (NICABM)
Treating Trauma (NICABM)
Attachment Theory
Trauma and the Body (PODS)
Dissociation and DID (PODS)
Navigating the Landscape of Sexual Trauma
Fighting Domestic Violence & Abuse
Bereavement Counselling
Relational Depth
Poetry Therapy
and many more...

I have a private practice in Wellington for where I also offer couples counselling and supervision for counselling trainees, practising therapists and those working in caring professions.

I have been a practising counsellor/psychotherapist since 2009 and I worked as a lecturer at the Iron Mill College in Exeter for four years, teaching counsellor trainees on the Foundation Degree course, accredited by Worcester University, and on their Advanced Diploma and Certificate courses. I continue to offer training and Continuous Professional Development workshops.

I can also counsel in Dutch if preferred.

Professional memberships and standards
BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy)

PCU (Psychotherapy and Counselling Union)

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

- Issues of home and belonging,
- Coping with living abroad,
- Step-family relationships.


Free first appointment
£50 per hour for individuals
£65 per hour for couples
£75 per 1.5 hour for supervision

Further information

I understand that seeing a counsellor for the first time can cause some anxiety. This is very normal. The free first session I offer is there to give you an idea of what counselling is. It offers an opportunity to talk about and establish what it is you would like to resolve and to find out if therapy could be helpful for you. We would agree on the suitability for long or short-term therapy and the desired frequency. It is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions or raise any concerns you may have.

More importantly, this initial session is designed for you to decide if you can work with me. It is important that you feel genuinely happy. I will also be honest if I don't think I am the right counsellor for you. All enquiries will be strictly confidential.

Maps & Directions

Wellington, TA21
Taunton, TA1

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: Dutch


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


Tuesday to Friday 8am - 6pm

Types of client

Older adults

Supervision & training

As a qualified Clinical Supervisor, I offer you a collaborative relationship within a relaxed learning environment.

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