About Dr Ruth Henderson
Just the fast pace of life can be enough sometimes to cause even the most competent person to struggle or feel like they are unable to cope.
As a Chartered and HCPC-registered Counselling Psychologist I can tailor different therapies to suit your individual needs or work predominently in one domain, for example, CBT. I offer a safe space to explore and work through problems towards resolve. I teach additional coping strategies, new perspective, self-awareness, to enable you to work towards reaching your full potential.
I have seen many people get well and experience renewed energy, direction and purpose in life. My expertise includes CBT, psychodynamic, person centred, Eye Movement Desensitisaion Reprocessing (EMDR).
I work with low mood, depression, anxiety, traumas and trauma related problems (including PTSD and phobias), OCD, addictions, work stress, relationship difficulties and many mental health issues.
I can offer appointments in Copthorne or East Grinstead day, evenings or weekend. I can work with adults, and teenagers.
My training, work experience and any achievement
As a Chartered and Counselling Psychologist my qualification include a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology (DPsych). I have Chartered Status and Accrediation (CPsychol) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). In addition to Accreditation with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). I also have a MSc in Research Methods in Psychology and a BSc Hons in Psychology.
Until September 2014 I worked in an IAPT NHS Primary Care service as a Line Manager, Clinical Supervisor and Clinician, however I now solely work in Private Practice. This enables me to offer the clients flexibility around their diary and personal needs.
In addition, I have past experience in NHS Secondary Care Services, including Specialist services. Hospital settings (specialising in sleep problems and trauma). I also have experience working for The Priory and several charities in substance misuse.
As well as expertise in Cognive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other therapies, I am a trained EMDR therapist working towards accreditation with the EMDR Association. I am also a BPS trained Expert Witness. I am registered with several insurance companies, including AXA, PPP, Cigna, Aviva and PruHealth.
Services I Provide
- Alcohol Dependence
- Binge Eating Disorder (BED)
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
- Bulimia Nervosa
- Eating Disorders
- Low Self Confidence
- Low Self Esteem
- Mental Health Problems
- Negative Thoughts
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
- Panic Disorder
- Relationship Problems
- Sleep Disorders
- Stress Management
- Unresolved Issues
- Work Stress
Client Concerns I Treat
- Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
- Academic Concerns
- Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
- Body Image
- Career Choice
- Communication Problems
- Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
- Domestic Violence
- Emotional Overwhelm
- Family Problems
- Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
- Identity Issues
- Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
- Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
- Post Partum Depression
- Pregnancy and Birthing
- Relationships and Marriage
Types of Therapy
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
- Emotion Focused Therapy
- Existential Psychotherapy
- Feminist Therapy
- Guided Therapeutic Imagery
- Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
- Mindfulness Based Interventions
- Narrative Therapy
- Person Centered / Rogerian
- Positive Psychotherapy
- Possibility Therapy
- Solution Focused Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT): £90/session
- EMDR: £90/session
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