Julie Ridlington

Julie Ridlington


Registered Member MBACP

Contact information

Phone number
07792365326

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Therapist - London

London EC1V
07792365326
Sessions from £70.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Wheelchair accessible office
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I have availability for online (video) appointments.

About me and my therapy practice

I am a relationship counsellor working soulfully with individuals (single or otherwise) who are having difficulties in their relationships. Perhaps you are going through a break-up (either as the one who is ending the relationship, or as the one who is being left). Maybe you are heartbroken, or haven't come to terms with the ending of an old relationship. Maybe you have issues around trusting others, have experienced betrayal or find yourself betraying. You may be anxious in relationships and back away while yearning for closeness. Maybe you lose yourself in relationships with others, forgetting you own needs and wants or not really knowing what they are in the first place. Perhaps you are lonely. 

I offer counselling both short and longer term for individuals who want to find a way to richer and deeper connections with others. We work together to really get to know who you are and what makes you tick.

Knowing yourself well will enable you to see old damaging patterns, that have kept you stuck and feeling hopeless. Understanding yourself well can open up possibilities of choice, of  finally doing things differently, of feeling free enough to to make decisions based on your own feelings and experience. Bringing more of your authentic self to relationships opens you up to ones that are deeper and more fulfilling.

I bring warmth and empathy, humour and challenge. Working with me is a deepening journey into soul; a discovery of your own knowing and wisdom. We go at your pace, working towards a fuller understanding of how you are in in the world, and in your relationships through a renewed connection to self.

Practice description

Currently, all available appointments are online (video). I offer a therapeutic space where you will be able to talk in confidence, and have the time to just be with your feelings and thoughts. I come with warmth, empathy and professionalism, offering insight, reflection and a compassionate curiosity to where you find yourself.

We might start to look at your past and how it might be impacting you now (this is a psychodynamic approach). And we might begin to notice what is happening in your body at different times, so that if you are are anxious we can look at ways of bringing your anxiety to more tolerable levels.

Sometimes I may invite you to draw, journal or bring objects (everyday items) to the session. You might bring your dreams for us to explore and make meaning from. We might look at photos from your life. We can do all this online.

Perhaps you will need a few sessions to get something off your chest. Perhaps you want to look at how you are in relationships and will need more sessions to fathom that out and see lasting change. However long you want to come, we will be working together, collaboratively, with your best interests in heart and mind.

My first session

Next Steps

You can email me in the first instance and we can arrange a time for an initial session. An initial session is a paid for 50-minute session where you can get a sense of what I offer. If you wish to proceed, we can meet weekly at the same time in a slot reserved for you.

Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions, large or small.

If you would like to know more about my approach before you book a session, I offer a twenty minute phone call, for free, at a mutually arranged time.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Identity issues, Infertility, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Relational, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

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

Therapist - Brighton

Brighton BN3
07792365326
Sessions from £70.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available

Availability

I am available for online (video) appointments.

About me and my therapy practice

I am a relationship counsellor working soulfully with individuals (single or otherwise) who are having difficulties in their relationships. Perhaps you are going through a break-up (either as the one who is ending the relationship, or as the one who is being left). Maybe you are heartbroken, or haven't come to terms with the ending of an old relationship. Maybe you have issues around trusting others, have experienced betrayal or find yourself betraying. You may be anxious in relationships and back away while yearning for closeness. Maybe you lose yourself in relationships with others, forgetting you own needs and wants or not really knowing what they are in the first place. Perhaps you are lonely. I offer counselling both short and longer term for individuals who want to find a way to richer and deeper connections with others. We work together to really get to know who you are and what makes you tick.Knowing yourself well will enable you to see old damaging patterns, that have kept you stuck and feeling hopeless. Understanding yourself well can open up possibilities of choice, of finally doing things differently, of feeling free enough to to make decisions based on your own feelings and experience. Bringing more of your authentic self to relationships opens you up to ones that are deeper and more fulfilling.I bring warmth and empathy, humour and challenge. Working with me is a deepening journey into soul; a discovery of your own knowing and wisdom. We go at your pace, working towards a fuller understanding of how you are in in the world, and in your relationships through a renewed connection to self.

My first session

Next StepsYou can email me and we can arrange a time for an initial session. An initial session is a paid for 50-minute session where you can get a sense of what I offer. If you wish to proceed, we can meet weekly at the same time in a slot reserved for you.Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions, large or small.If you would like to know more about my approach before you book a session, I offer a twenty minute phone call, for free, at a mutually arranged time.

What I can help with

Abuse, Anxiety, Bereavement, Identity issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Jungian, Person centred, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Psychosynthesis, Relational, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

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

Therapist - South Kensington

South Kensington SW7
07792365326
Sessions from £80.00

Features

  • Flexible hours available
  • Concessionary rates

Availability

I have availability at the moment for online (video) sessions.

About me and my therapy practice

Are you suffering from anxiety, low self confidence and low self esteem. Perhaps you are feeling sad right now. Sometimes is it difficult to know your own needs and wants? Maybe you feel like you have never known them? Or really know who you are.

When we don’t know what makes us tick, it can feel as though we are drifting through life, unsure of our deeply hidden talents and potential. This can leave us feeling anxious, with low confidence and low self esteem.

Relationships become difficult as you fear either being swallowed up and lost, or becoming too dependent. Closeness can feel both scary and yearned for.

I work looking for your little voice, gut instinct, intuition, that has for so long been overlaid or silenced by guilt, shame, anger, anxiety and other things which might include people pleasing (even when you don’t want to).

The aim is to begin to really get to know yourself. This will enable you to see old damaging patterns, that have kept you stuck and feeling hopeless. Understanding yourself well can open up possibilities of choice, of finally doing things differently, of feeling free enough to to make decisions based on your own feelings and experience. Bringing more of your authentic self to relationships opens you up to ones that are deeper and more fulfilling.

An experienced counsellor - I bring warmth and empathy, humour and challenge. Working with me is a deepening journey into soul; a discovery of your own knowing and wisdom. We go at your pace, working towards a fuller understanding of how you are in in the world, through a renewed connection to self.

There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen. Rumi

I also work soulfully. Soul expresses itself in different ways. Working soulfully is working with things that don’t necessarily make sense. Images, poetry, story and dreams.



Practice description

Currently, all my appointments are online (video). I offer a therapeutic space where you will be able to talk in confidence, and have the time to just be with your feelings and thoughts. I come with warmth, empathy and therapeutic experience, offering insight, reflection and a compassionate curiosity to where you find yourself. 

We might start to look at your past and how it might be impacting you now. And we might begin to notice what is happening in your body at different times, so that if you are are anxious we can look at ways of bringing your anxiety to more tolerable levels.

Sometimes I may invite you to draw, or bring objects (everyday items) to the session. We might look at photos from your life. We can do all this online.

 Perhaps you will need a few sessions to get something off your chest. Perhaps you want to look at how you are in relationships and will need more sessions to fathom that out and see lasting change. However long you want to come, we will be working together, collaboratively, with your best interests in heart and mind.

My first session

Next Steps

You can email me in the first instance and we can arrange a time for an initial session. An initial session is a paid for 50-minute session where you can get a sense of what I offer. If you wish to proceed, we can meet weekly at the same time in a slot reserved for you.

Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions, large or small.

If you would like to know more about my approach before you book a session, I offer a twenty minute phone call, for free, at a mutually arranged time.

What I can help with

Abuse, Addictions, Anxiety, Bereavement, Child related issues, Loss, Men's issues, Obsessions, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Sexual identity, Sexuality, Spirituality, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

Creative therapy, Gestalt, Humanistic, Integrative, Jungian, Person centred, Phenomenological, Psychodynamic, Psychosynthesis, Relational, Transpersonal

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults

How I deliver therapy

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