About Ruth

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)


Additional Training

  • 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.