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Working within the Mental Health industry for over ten years, Ruth is a University qualified and BACP Registered Counsellor with a specialism in Trauma and a sub-speciality in Eating Disorders.
Holding University-taught degrees in Counselling (BACP Post Graduate Diploma with Merit), Counselling Skills with COSCA (Graduate Certificate with Distinction) and Criminology (BA Honours), Ruth has a wealth of academic knowledge.
Building on this in her decade of client work, she has also engaged in BPS-Accredited CPD in Positive Psychology, Compassion Focused Therapy, and additional training in the progressive field of Schema Therapy for Eating Disorders.
It's with great pride that Ruth has recently become a Media Spokesperson for the accrediting body BACP, collaborating with the media to discuss Eating Disorders with an informative and judgement-free voice.
Ruth has the lived experience of recovery from Orthorexia and purging by Over Exercise.