Ryan Selby

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Hayes UB4 & Wokingham RG40
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I am an integrative therapist which means I am not just limited to one approach when working, instead I choose several approaches depending on you and your situation. I am someone who can help create an environment where you can choose to talk about any topic you like as I am non-judgemental, caring and understanding.

Although I have been told that I tend to make younger adults in the counselling room feel comfortable and understood, due to being a younger therapist, my previous experience with clients range from the ages of 11-55 in a variety of environments including charities, local councils and a prison, working with a range of different issues. Please do have look at my website for reviews of people's counselling experience with me.

Starting therapy can be quite daunting, believe me I know! I was lucky enough to have counselling as a child through a charity due to a bereavement and although I was reluctant at first, it helped more than I could have imagined. As an adult, I now have my own personal sessions as I believe it is a great way to help me reflect and process my life.

If I did not believe in counselling, I would not want to be a therapist. I feel so strongly that it can help people in a number of ways, making me incredibly passionate about my work. I am constantly keeping up to date with new techniques and research about counselling and mental health, to be the best that I can for you.

In counselling people choose to talk about a number of things, both good and bad! Some people use it to talk about their week, others use it to discuss things in their past or worries of their future. It is completely up to you what you bring to the session, even if you are not sure yet. Whatever the topic, I am happy to be there for you and help in any way I can. All emotions and topics are welcome in my sessions, there will never be any judgement.

It can be a big commitment to choose the right counsellor for you. With that in mind, I offer a free 20 minute telephone assessment to see what you would like from counselling and how I may be able to help. 

Please feel free to call, email or have a look at my website. I hope to hear from you soon!

Training, qualifications & experience

Previous experience

  • Counselling for a charity in Burton called SARAC, supporting those who have been impacted by sexual abuse and rape.
  • Counselling at a local psychotherapy practice in Derby
  • Counselling at a prison
  • Counselling at the London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Counselling staff and young people at children's care homes

With this experience, I was lucky enough to work with a variety of adults and young people with different goals of therapy, giving me a range of experience in different topic areas.


  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Master's (MSc) in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP accred) - graded Distinction

Member organisations

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

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£45.00 - £55.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

20 minute free assessment

Online sessions - £45

Face to face sessions - £55

These are for both adults and children

Please see my website if you are seeking couples counselling

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Hayes, Greater London, UB4

Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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