Ruth Taylor

Bereavement Therapist & Counsellor

BACP and NCP Accredited Counsellor and Life Coach

Ruth is an experienced and fully qualified trauma informed Counsellor, EMDR therapist and NLP Master Practitioner specialising in anxiety, self-confidence and bereavement (particularly traumatic bereavement such as suicide), with experience working with individuals who are neuro-divergent and ADHD .  She is accredited with the National Counselling Society (NCS) and the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), which means she has demonstrated that she maintains ethical standards and works to a high level of competency.  She is also an accredited counsellor for the Foundation of Infant Loss and an approved counsellor for Anxiety UK


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 "Grief is all the love you have for the person now it has nowhere to go

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Ruth works in what is called a Person-Centred way which means that the most important thing to her is you, what matters to you and what works for you.  She has training in many different areas such as such as Bereavement, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing), NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques, or tapping as it is commonly known), hypnotherapy and CFT (Compassion Focused Therapy), to tailor the sessions to best suit your needs.

Ruth is a former nurse and Midwife who worked extensively with bereavement and end of life before moving into work as a manager of a Women’s centre whilst training as a Therapeutic Counsellor. She has also been a volunteer for Cruse Bereavement and Trust House Lancashire.  Once qualified Ruth set up Amethyst Counselling and Life Coaching with the belief that what works for one doesn't always work for another so it is important place you at the centre of the work, supporting you to find ways that work for you and your life.

Ruth now runs her business while also working for a company that offers bereavement support, particularly to those bereaved by suicide.  Outside of Amethyst Counselling Ruth enjoys going to the gym, being outside, reading and crocheting. 

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