Ruth Clarke

I am a qualified and experienced systemic psychotherapist. I am registered with the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists UKCP and am a Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy MBACP.

I have 10 years experience of working with individuals, couples, and families to help them face and address the difficulties that affect their lives. I have worked in both adult and child mental health services and have experience of helping clients with a wide range of difficulties including:


  • Depression
  • Low self-esteem
  • Anxiety
  • Eating disorders
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self harm
  • Effects of trauma
  • Effects of childhood abuse
  • Bereavement

  • Abuse in families
  • School refusal
  • Family breakdown
  • Child behaviour problems
  • Families in transition

  • Marital difficulties
  • Sexual problems
  • Domestic violence
  • Concerns about children

And many moreā€¦

I have regular supervision and keep my practice and thinking up to date by attending training courses, conferences, and workshops.

I have carried out research and published articles concerning systemic psychotherapy for young people and their families.