J. Ruth Salter

Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8
07743 915153 07743 915153 Registered / Accredited

About me

I have a 35 year history of working as a Clinical Psychologist assessing and treating people psychological and psychiatric problems in the NHS. I now offer a private outpatient service from central Stirling, currently online only.

I have evening appointments by arrangement.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained as a Clinical Psychologist and have thirty years experience working in the NHS. I have held senior positions in a service which offers assessment and treatment to people who were referred from General Practitioners and Psychiatrists and psychiatric teams. My experience of psychological problems is wide and I have supervised Clinical Psychologists, Behavioural Psychotherapists and Psychosexual Counsellors.

In addition to anxiety and depressive problems, I have worked with people with complex and trauma related difficulties. I ran a psychosexual counselling service for 15 years.

Qualifications and affiliations: B.A. in Psychology; M.Sc. in Clinical Psychology (1977); Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society; member of BPS Division of Clinical Psychology (former Scottish Chair); registered with Health Care Professions Council.

My original therapeutic training was in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy which I have continued to update and use. I am familiar with other therapeutic models in which I have been supervised: Mindfulness, Solution Focussed Therapy, ACT. I have completed training recently in therapeutic models which have been developed to help those with a history of complex trauma (DBR, CRM and Brainspotting).

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council

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Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Integrative
  • Other therapies
  • Psychosexual therapy


£60 for a session (50 minutes)


Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

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Wheelchair user access

Types of client

J. Ruth Salter

J. Ruth Salter