Dr Tracy Rydin-Orwin CPsychol, DClinPsy, AFBPs, BSc(Hons)

Dr Tracy Rydin-Orwin CPsychol, DClinPsy, AFBPs, BSc(Hons)

Suite 3
Portfolio House
3 Princes Street

The Consulting Rooms
34 Denmark Road

07968 197628 / 01392 454954

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About me

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.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


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.


Initial assessment consultation 1.5 hours - £160. Summary report - £60

Subsequent therapy sessions 50 mins - £90

Maps & Directions

Dorchester, DT1 1TP
Exeter, EX1 1SE

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:


Monday, Thursday & Friday, between 9am-6pm

Types of client

Young people

Supervision & training

I offer supervision to other professionals, both in the NHS, Independent sector and to other agencies.

Online supervision:Yes
Telephone supervision:Yes
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