Rachel Ninnis

Rachel Ninnis


01159 986454 / 07846 913440

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01159 986454 / 07846 913440

About me

I practice from a developmental-relational approach; this involves integrating different approaches and drawing them together based on central psychotherapeutic principles. These are, that the client-therapist relationship is an essential aspect of growth and change, and that how we are as adults is formed through our childhood experiences and later events. As children, if parts of us are not supported in developing they cannot integrate into parts of our personality.

I have a special interest in the impact of Early Trauma and Attachment failure; and its effects upon an individuals sense of Self. Alongside this, I help clients to develop an integral awareness of the physiological and emotional effects they experience as a result of their struggles.

I offer a professional service from my private practice in Nottingham, in a relaxed and comfortable environment. My services include, individual short and long term Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am nearing completion of an MSc in Integrative Psychotherapy at the Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute (SPTI). My training is registered with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP), and I am working towards accreditation with them.

I hold a BA(Hons) as a Humanistic Counsellor, and I'm a Member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), I work in accordance with a high standard of professional ethics (SPTI, BACP and UKCP).

My formal qualifications include:

  • BA (Hons) in Humanistic Counselling
  • Post Graduate Foundation in Integrative Psychotherapy (SPTI/ UKCP)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Integrative Psychotherapy (SPTI/UKCP)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy (SPTI/UKCP)

I currently work in private practice and at a Counselling Centre. I have prior experience in the health and social sector, and charitable organisations; offering therapy to children, young people, and adults.

I undertake personal therapy and clinical supervision of my work to ensure that I provide an effective, safe and ethical service.

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I charge £45 for an assessment session and £40 for consecutive 50 minute sessions. All fees are payable in cash at the time of appointment. With prior agreement, payments may be made via online bank transfer prior to the appointment, unless an alternative pre-arranged agreement is in place.

I reserve concession places dependent on circumstances to committed clients, as can be discussed at assessment stage.

Further information

Speaking from experience, choosing a therapist is a big decision and I would like to ensure that you feel you make the right choice, so feel free to book an assessment session with me to see if we could work effectively together.

Maps & Directions

Nottingham, NG9

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified


I have daytime and evening slots available

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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