Dr Tracy Rydin-Orwin CPsychol, DClinPsy, AFBPs, BSc(Hons)
I have worked in a range of settings to include independent sector, NHS and National Charities. I have worked with adults, children and adolescents and have a particular interest in the perinatal period and the transition to parenthood.
I work with adults experiencing difficulties with anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, stress, workplace related difficulties, eating difficulties, Pre and post bariatric surgery, relationship issues and health related difficulties.
I work with children & adolescents experiencing difficulties with school, family relationships, anxiety, depression, OCD, phobias, looked after and adoptive children.
I also work with parents who may be experiencing difficulties in the transition to parenthood and with their relationship with their infant. With adults I work with anxiety, depression, OCD, antenatal and postnatal depression & anxiety, miscarriage, fertility issues, trauma, relationship issues, workplace stress, obesity, bariatric surgery, self-esteem issues.
I am a Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and I'm registered as a practitioner psychologist with the HCPC. I have over 15 years experience in the NHS and in independent practice.
Training, qualifications & experience
I qualified in 2002 with a Doctorate in Clinical & Community Psychology from the University of Exeter and a BSc(Hons) from Plymouth University in 1997. I have extended my training since qualifying, which has incorporated attachment measures, level 1 EMDR, Neonatal Behavioural Observation, assessments methods to give insight into the parent-infant relationship, e.g. CARE-Index, Video Interaction Guidance. Also the PACE approach for looked after children.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anorexia nervosa
- Attachment disorder
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Bulimia nervosa
- Career counselling
- Carer support
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Domestic violence
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Panic attacks
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Separation anxiety
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Young carers
Other areas of counselling I deal with
I also work with parents when they are expecting a baby and in the postnatal period when they may be struggling with bonding with their baby and with the transition to parenthood.
I also work with adults who are contemplating or have had bariatric surgery.
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Behavioural therapy
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive therapy
- Compassion-Focused Therapy
- Couples counselling
- Family/systemic therapy
- Humanistic therapies
- Interpersonal therapy
- Other therapies
Initial assessment consultation 1.5 hours - £160. Summary report - £60
Subsequent therapy sessions 50 mins - £90
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Monday, Thursday & Friday, between 9am-6pm
Types of client
Supervision & training
I offer supervision to other professionals, both in the NHS, Independent sector and to other agencies.