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Dr. Ruth Birkebaek
Counselling, Psychotherapy &
Couple Counselling in Richmond

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Flexible, convenient
Online Psychotherapy and Counselling

Your session can be delivered by Skype, email and phone giving you more flexibility.

Psychotherapy and counselling sessions available face to face in Richmond upon Thames and online

I am a Medical Doctor, a Certified Transactional Analyst, a Certified Integrative Psychotherapist and a UKCP registered Psychotherapist, based in Kew, West London. I use online and face-to-face consultations to successfully treat a variety of psychological problems. I am also a trainer and clinical supervisor endorsed by the European Association for Transactional Analysis (EATA) and the International Integrative Psychotherapy Association (IIPA)


Psychotherapy sessions on line
On line therapy sessions

Sessions can be conducted via Skype, email or phone. You can also choose to mix of all three to suite your circumstances and lifestyle. To find out about how remote sessions could work for you see How online therapy works.

Doctor Ruth Birkebaek and Psycotherapist, Richmond, Surrey.
Face to face therapy sessions

I offer face-to-face psychotherapy sessions in Kew (Richmond, Surrey), London. You can call or email me to book a session.
To find out more see Face to face psychotherapy sessions.

Counselling in Richmond, Surrey.
Counselling & Psychotherapy

My clients seek help with many issues including depression, anxiety, grief, shame, PTSD, relationship problems, trauma, addiction, obesity, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) If you would like to discuss an issue, please call or email me.

Couple counselling in surrey.
Couple Counselling & Psychotherapy

I can also help with issues affecting relationships such as : resolving impasses, building trust, communication skills, exploring fidelity & infidelity, resolving personal and sexual inhibitions, working through family issues, enhancing intimacy. Contact me for more information.

Clinical Supervision

My work as a supervisor is very much informed by the Transactional Analysis and Relational Integrative approach. I work confidently with counsellors and psychotherapists from a wide range of approaches.

Setting up Supervision:

If your looking for a clinical supervisor, I recommend that we meet for an initial appointment to explore your needs as a clinical practitioner.The frequency of supervision sessions will depend on your caseload and it can be discussed during our initial meeting. My practice is in Kew. I can also offer online supervision in case it suits you best.

Psychotherapy Courses

Course: Continuing Professional and Personal Development on the Theory and Methods of a Relational and Integrative Psychotherapy

Tutor: Ruth Birkebaek
Location: Zoom
Dates: 31 July-1 Aug 2021,
25-26 September 2021,
13-14 November 2021,
29-30 January 2022,
5-6 March 2022.
Time: Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 to 5:00  

This training program will provide the fundamental theory required for certification as an Integrative Psychotherapist by the Commission for Standards and Certification (CSC) of the International Integrative Psychotherapy Association (IIPA). A certification of 75-hour Continuing Professional Development will be issued on completion of the course.
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CPD: Supervision in Developmentally-based, Relationally-focused Integrative Psychotherapy

Tutor: Ruth Birkebaek
Location: Zoom
Dates: Six-day Supervision group: Thursday, 6:00 to 9:00 pm
10th-24th June 2021,
8th-22nd July 2021,
2nd-16th September 2021
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Psychotherapy Conference 2017

To find out more about psychotherapy and counselling on line and face to face

Send an email or call, briefly explaining your concerns.

Email Dr Ruth Birkebaek

Professional membership and accreditation