Ruth White

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Psychotherapist and Supervisor BACP & UKCP Accred/Reg'd
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Nr. Loughborough LE12 & Nottingham NG11
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About me

No problem or difficulty is too big or too small.  If it is troubling you, then it is worth working through in therapy.

Much of what troubles people revolves around relationships, including the one you have with yourself.  Psychotherapy and counselling can help you make sense of your problems within the broader context of understanding your identity and how you experience yourself.  It helps you move past self-doubt; gaining resilience and knowledge of healthy and fulfilling changes that better support you.  Ultimately, you uncover more of 'you' and become more at ease in your decision-making process. 

Whilst I don't give advice, I do offer a fresh perspective, insights and  feedback where this will be therapeutically beneficial.  We work together collaboratively to manage, process, and work through your difficulties.  

It's important you find the right therapist, someone you feel you will be able to trust and open up to over time.  I offer a free 15 minute phone call so you can speak with me.  This wouldn't be a therapy session, but a chance for you to let me know why you're seeking psychotherapy at this time, and for you to gain a sense of me.

I'm an Integrative psychotherapist with extensive training and experience in working with clients at depth.  I am BACP Accredited and UKCP Registered.  As well as private practice, I have worked in the charity sector, higher education, and as a high intensity therapist within NHS IAPT services.  I work with adults aged 18+ 

I can support you to better understand the things that are troubling you, helping you gain understanding about why you are feeling stuck, or experiencing a low mood, or feeling worried or anxious - perhaps about relationships or a situation, or it might be one of any number of things that bring distress or a sense of unease.  

Sessions are 50 minutes long and usually held weekly, but can be negotiated to suit your needs.  I am based in East Leake, between Loughborough and Nottingham.  I work from a self-contained annex at my home with private entrance and parking.    

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Integrative Psychotherapy (Distinction) - The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, Nottingham

BSc Humanistic and Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (First Class) - The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, Nottingham

Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision - The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute, Nottingham

I have 12 years experience, providing psychotherapy in private practice, the charity sector, higher eduction, and NHS IAPT services

I'm approved by SPTI as a training therapist and supervisor for trainees on the BSc and MSc programmes.  

I provide short, medium, and long-term counselling and psychotherapy. 

I regularly work with issues such as:

  • anxiety
  • depression
  • feeling sad
  • low self-esteem
  • abuse - sexual/physical/emotional
  • bereavement
  • sexual identity
  • stress
  • emotional trauma
  • childhood trauma/emotional neglect    

These are an example of the difficulties some clients bring to therapy.  You might have something different you want to talk about, and that's okay.  I am open to listening to whatever it is that troubles you. 

Taking the next step...

You might choose to arrange to speak with me briefly on the telephone, so we can chat about why you're looking for therapy at this time and see how I might help.  Or you might know that you'd like to book an assessment session where we can look at options for working together.  I am usually able to offer an appointment within a few days.   

I look forward to hearing from you.  Please contact me using the email link below or on 07925 430018

Click here to send me an email.

I'm passionate about the benefits of good counselling and psychotherapy.  I hope to make you feel comfortable in taking the first step in arranging to come and meet with me.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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UKCP
UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

UK Council for Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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UK Council for Psychotherapy
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

I'm experienced in working with adults who struggle with trauma from childhood, sometimes called Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE). 

Fees

£55.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

My practice hours are 9.30 - 6pm, Monday - Friday.  

I aim to be flexible to work with busy schedules, so feel free to ask if you are  looking for a specific day and time. 

Further information

Please contact me on 07925 430018 or click here to send me an email.

I understand how difficult it can be to reach out for help and therefore I aim to respond to all enquiries within 24-48 hours, Monday - Friday. 

I strive for a good work/life balance, and therefore I won't be able to respond to enquiries at the weekend, or during my own holidays.     

I look forward to hearing from you - Kind wishes, Ruth

  

Nr. Loughborough, LE12

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG11

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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There is a gate, passageway, and a high door threshold to enter my therapy room.

Supervision

In person

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