Ruth is a psychotherapist in private practice in Sydney Eastern Suburbs. She has a Masters degree in Psychotherapy, as well as qualifications in Art Therapy and Yoga/Meditation Teaching.
Ruth began counselling in 2010 and has since gone on to study Gestalt psychotherapy and specialise in creative arts therapy. She is a member of the Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA).
Ruth's work is informed by somatic psychotherapy, interpersonal neurobiology and attachment theory. She is an advocate for embodied living, relational authenticity and trauma awareness.
Master of Psychotherapy - Gestalt Therapy
Diploma of Transpersonal Art Therapy
Bachelor of Applied Science
Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia Member (PACFA)
Gestalt Australia & New Zealand Member (GANZ)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST/LivingWorks)
Clinical Tools for Effective Trauma Treatment (Manuela Mischke-Reed)
Yoga/Meditation Teacher Training
Telephone Counsellor National Training (LifeLine Australia)
Compassionate Inquiry Psychotherapeutic Approach (Dr Gabor Mate)
Conferences & Publications
GANZ Conference 2016: Presenter: Welcoming grief into dialogue – A Gestalt therapy approach to grief and grieving.
Gestalt Journal of Australia & New Zealand, Vol 14. No 1: Literature Review: The role of the therapist as a self in the therapeutic relationship.