Upham Counselling

About Me

My name is Ruth Hartley. I have a degree in Psychology and a diploma in Therapeutic Counselling awarded by the Counselling and Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body, I am also a Neuro Linguistic Programming Certified Practitioner.

I am an accredited/registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy and abide by their code of ethics. I am fully insured and receive monthly supervision. I have been working as a counsellor since 2005 in schools, Employee Assistance Programmes and private practice.

Some of the issues I help people with include;

  • Depression or low mood
  • Anxiety, stress, panic attacks
  • OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • PND (post-natal depression)
  • Unresolved childhood issues – child sexual abuse, mental abuse, physical abuse, neglect
  • Attachment issues
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Relationships
  • LGBTQ+ identity
  • PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
  • Personal development
  • Work with adolescents
  • Inner child work