Renate Ruddock

Type of therapist: Play Therapy

Location: Suffolk


Anxiety Bereavement Anger management Domestic/Family Violence Grief and Loss Identity issues Mental Health issues Personal Development Self-esteem Trauma and PTSD Attachment issues Adoption and Fostering Developmental Trauma Parent/Carer Support Emotional regulation Selective Mutism Parent/Child relationships


  • Certificate of Qualification in Social Work (1981)
  • Post Qualifying Certificate in Advanced Professional Practice with Children and Families (1997)
  • BA Honours Degree in Professional Practice Children and Families (2000)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Non Directive Play Therapy (2007)
  • Advanced Award in Social Work (2008)
  • Certificate in Therapeutic Person Centred Creative Arts ( 2021)


  • I have undertaken specialist training in the following areas:
  • Child Development
  • Attachment Theory
  • Therapeutic Life Story Work
  • Play based evaluation techniques
  • Filial Therapy
  • Sensory Processing Issues
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • I have completed training with the Lifespan Research Group to use the Attachment Style Interview.
  • I completed the Barnardos Link Adoption Counselling Training in 2011 and am an accredited Adoption Counsellor.
  • I completed Barnardos Attachment Focussed Therapy Training in 2012 and regularly provide therapy for families Adoptive and Special Guardianship Families.
  • I completed Filial Therapy Training in 2010 and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level 1 Training with Dan Hughes in 2014.

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