Ricardo has been a counsellor since 2016. As a counsellor Ricardo works in an Integrative Person Centred way which means you the client are the focus of our crucial time together at Save Therapy. I will work alongside you, helping you to explore the issues of main concern that you are presenting with.
With a wide amount experience in supporting Ricard’s clients through Bereavement and Suicide, he understands the complex nature of loss and the subsequent changes when someone loses a loved one or friend. Understanding, often it can be hard imagining a future without them. Working together with Ricardo , he will support you to a point of acceptance of the new you.
Ricardo has a very good amount of experience supporting people from the LGBT community, whether the issues presenting were associated to their status or not, he understands the different identities, pronouns, terminology and subsections that people associate with.
Ricardo is also very interested to support clients that are presenting with many varied different issues and concerns, and has many years experience of working with individuals with learning disabilities like dyslexia, and their their families and carers.
Ricardo has experience working as bereavement counsellor at two local hospices in London. Ricardo has been working with family members and friends of love ones who have become deceased and with patience with life limiting illnesses.
Ricardo’s experience as a children's counsellor supporting teenagers / young adults with their many and varied presenting issues, using creativity to help support our relationship during therapy.
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Counselling
Foundation Degree in Counselling
Certificate In Working Therapeutically with Children Level 4
Counselling Skills Level 3
Counselling Concepts Level 3
Drug Awareness Studies and their Applications
Mental Health Awareness
Emergency First Aid at Work
Children’s learning difficulties
Separation and divorce
Passive aggressive behaviour
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
Affairs and betrayals
Body dysmorphic disorder
Child related issues
Chronic fatigue syndrome/ME
Generalised anxiety disorder
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Cognitive and behavioural therapies
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Weekday evenings, and weekends
In person assessment £150
60 minutes £150