Ruth Pringle

Ruth Pringle

Registered Member MBACP (Accredited)

Contact information

Phone number
07768 994847

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Therapist - Edinburgh

Edinburgh EH2
07768 994847
Sessions from £65.00


About me and my therapy practice

I'm a UKCP registered and BACP accredited Gestalt Psychotherapist.

I’m passionate about supporting people to find their own rhythm, pace, felt experience and place in the world and I have particular skills and experience in working carefully with fear, anxiety and shame. I enjoy working respectfully with body awareness, attention to the here-and-now, and I'm interested in exploring clients' histories, ways of being and our cultural differences. I am committed to my own personal and professional growth and enjoy bringing my learning into my work.

I trained in gestalt psychotherapy at Edinburgh Gestalt Institute (2005-2009) and have been working in private practice since 2010. I was an Assistant Supervisor on the diploma training programme at Edinburgh Gestalt Institute where I supported the development of trainee gestalt therapists. I have worked as a volunteer counsellor for University of Edinburgh Student Counselling Service and Couple Counselling Lothian. My background is in the arts, human resources and organisational development. I’m a member of GPTI (Gestalt Psychotherapy & Training Institute) and adhere to their Code of Ethics and Professional Practice. I’m fully insured, participate in regular clinical supervision and undertake ongoing advanced personal and professional development. 

Practice description

I offer online or face to face appointments and my office is in Frederick Street.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Cultural issues, Depression, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Loss, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Service veterans, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Gestalt, Integrative, Phenomenological, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, EAP, Older adults, Trainee

How I deliver therapy

Long-term face-to-face work, Online counselling, Short-term face-to-face work, Time-limited