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Zoe Rutt MBACP, BA (Hons)

Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 7DD
07843 777741 07843 777741
Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 7DD

About me

Taking the first step to seek professional support can feel daunting but can make a real difference to what is happening right now for you. It is very important that you find the right person for you, someone you feel able to confide in, trust and who really listens to you without any judgement. I therefore, offer a reduced fee for the initial consultation which gives us a chance to meet in person and discuss what you’d like from therapy, before making any type of commitment.

I am a qualified Integrative Relational Counsellor/Psychotherapist which means our sessions can be tailored to meet your needs. This means I am able to use different theoretical approaches to explore and gain insight into your patterns, behaviours and emotional difficulties. More importantly I am there to support you.

I work with young people aged 16+ and adults. I offer both short-term and long-term therapy.

Each session is for 50 minutes and during our time together, we will continually review our work to ensure that your goals and expectations are being met.

I am a Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and abide by their Ethical Framework.

I am fully insured and I attend Regular Clinical Supervision.

I am also an approved therapist for Vitality Health.

Training, qualifications & experience

As an Integrative Relational Counsellor, I am able to work with a variety of approaches; these include Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Gestalt Therapy, Existentialism, Transpersonal and Solution Focused Brief Therapy.  This enables me to tailor my approach to meet your individual needs.

I am qualified to work with individuals aged sixteen and above. My previous roles have been in the NHS and The Royal Borough of Kingston working with anxiety, depression, panic attacks, self-harm, suicidal ideation, substance misuse, fertility/IVF, childhood trauma, postnatal depression, identity, anger, work-related issues, bereavement, relationships, marital conflicts/break downs, family conflicts, eating disorder, illness and personal development.

I hold a BA (Hons) Integrative Relational Counselling degree from Middlesex University. I also hold a Level 3 Counselling Diploma.

I also attend regular ongoing training as part of my continuous professional development.


Suicide Prevention

Mental Capacity Act


Domestic Violence Awareness

Safeguarding for Children and Adults- Level 3

Child and Adult Basic Life Support

Equality and Diversity

First Aid

Exploring Narcissism

Loss and Bereavement

Introduction to working with eating disorders

Domestic Violence

Member organisations


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Therapies offered

  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

Photos & videos


Face to Face- £25 for Initial Consultation, thereafter, £50 per 50-minute session.

Telephone/Video- FREE 20-minute Initial Consultation, thereafter, £40 per 50-minute session.

I am also an approved therapist with Vitality Health, Aetna and AXA PPP Healthcare.

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Manchester Royal Exchange
St Ann's Square
Greater Manchester
M2 7DD

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access


I offer both daytime and evening sessions, weekdays and Saturdays. Please get in touch for availability.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Zoe Rutt MBACP, BA (Hons)

Zoe Rutt MBACP, BA (Hons)