Rory Smith

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Bedford, MK45
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello - I’m Rory and I am a qualified integrative therapist with an approach grounded in existential philosophy and relational psychoanalysis. 

This means that, together, we will explore what it means to be you; particularly in what way you make sense of your past experiences in order to focus on how these have impacted you personally and shaped your ways of relating with yourself, others, and the world in general.

Although not generally a ‘quick fix’, therapy can support you in making tangible, lasting changes to your life and relationships, while allowing for shifts in perspective that can help to alleviate suffering and reframe unhelpful ways of thinking.

I will work collaboratively with you in a flexible and relational way, offering both time-limited courses of therapy and open-ended contracts.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained as an existential psychotherapist at Regent’s University London, a well-regarded and progressive therapeutic institution.

My previous career in the music industry showed me the unique set of challenges and pressures experienced by people in that field and I feel well placed to work with those clients in particular, whilst welcoming clients from all backgrounds. 


  • MA Psychotherapy & Counselling (Existential) – Regent’s University
  • Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) Psychotherapy and Counselling - Regent’s University
  • Foundation Certificate: Psychotherapy & Counselling – Regent’s University 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy


£60.00 per session

Further information

I understand how important it is to feel that your therapist is a good fit for you so please reach out on 07500018753 or email me if you would like to schedule a free initial consultation to discuss working together.

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Rory Smith
Rory Smith