I am a highly experienced BACP Registered Accredited Counsellor and Reiki Master based in Manchester UK.
Qualifications & Training
- B.Sc. (Hons) Degree.
- Reg. MBACP (Accred), Reg. No 093559, 2014.
- Diploma in Counselling, 1999.
- PG Certificate in Clinical Supervision.
- Reiki Master Degree, 2012.
- Continuing professional development via ongoing training and workshops
My current experience includes:
- Counsellor: Debbie Ruskin Counselling & Therapy, 2003-present.
- Clinical Supervisor: Debbie Ruskin Counselling & Therapy, 2005-present.
- Reiki Therapist: Debbie Ruskin Counselling & Therapy, 2012-present.
- Counsellor: The Perrin Clinic, 2006-present.
- Counsellor: Various organisations and companies, Employee Assistance Programmes (EAPs), Occupational Health Services and healthcare professionals, 1999-present.
- My own life experiences increase my personal as well as professional understanding of the benefits of Counselling and Reiki, which enhances my work as a therapist.
Previously I have gained valuable experience in various roles including:
- Supervisor: The Rainbow Trust for their family support workers, 2005-2021.
- Counsellor: Metropolitan Borough of Bury, 2003-2013.
- Counsellor: Disability Services within Bury Adult Care Services, 2008-2010.
- Counsellor: Trafford NHS Supportive, Palliative & Bereavement Service (voluntary), 1998-2008.
- Counsellor: The Gaddum Centre in their children and families bereavement service, 2000-2002.
- I am a Registered Accredited Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (Reg. No 093559) and work to their code of practice.
- I am also a member of Counselling Northwest.
My publications are shown on the Publications page.
Contact & appointments
You are welcome to contact me to discuss your requirements and arrange a session.
Monday to Friday, 09:00am to 6:00pm (except public holidays).
I will respond to phone and email messages as soon as I can.