“Ruth doesn’t judge, nor question or criticise.  She creates a feeling of peace and security.  She understands the turmoil and searing emotional heat that’s raging inside.  She offers a haven of calm and healing.  A quiet place, devoted totally and exclusively to you for your renewal. Ruth has the sensitivity and skills to help you make the changes you want in your life.  She’ll help you change a negative attitude or challenge a mistaken belief about yourself.   With Ruth’s help you’ll shed the dead weight of the past. Feeling lighter and happier you’ll move forward.

Ruth is passionate about the work she does and believes that everyone should be given the opportunity to optimise their full potential. She has an unwavering conviction that we all can change whatever we’re unhappy with and imparts this passion in her sessions with 100% commitment and dedication to her clients.

Ruth has a distinctive approach that is enquiring, empowering and exciting as well as  being  challenging, She incorporates all her skills and experience of counselling, coaching, hypnotherapy  and EFT to enable her clients to overcome any limiting beliefs, habits, fears, phobias, cravings or addictions which are holding them back and causing personal stress – either at home, work or both.”

Steve Bridger – Author of Success before Start-up, Transform your Communication Skills and One Degree North


and THEN

These skills have been learned over a professional lifetime.  Ruth has a Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology and is a qualified teacher.  She has qualifications in Hypnotherapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, EMDR ( Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing!) Stress Management, Coaching for Business, Corporate Psychology and Reiki.

In 2002, Ruth was awarded an Honorary Fellowship at Brunel University for her work with young people as a Principal Youth Officer and trainer. She was the Chair of the Centre for Youth Work Studies at Brunel for twelve years and from 2008- 2012  she was one of five UK Master Facilitators for Franklin Covey Europe to deliver “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teenagers” to license adults working with young people to deliver this programme. She is a recognised Trainer and Assessor for youth work training qualifications at level 2 and 3.

Ruth is registered with the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council, is a Fellow of The International Stress Management Association  ( she is an approved Stress Adviser for annual Stress Awareness Days), The CNHC ( Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council) and The Coaching Academy. She is past Chairperson of The National Association of Youth and Community Education Officers, Vice-chair of YMCA London South West and was a national Board member of YMCA Training until December 2013.

She is married with two sons and has DBS clearance to work with children and young people. 

Ruth is an active member of The Professional Speakers Association and offers talks on

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