Ruth Fogg

Ruth Fogg

Ruth Fogg

Therapist, Speaker, Educator, Author
Tel 01784 488165

Ruth specialises in providing practical skills and solutions to understand and manage stress in both personal and professional situations.

She has been in business since 2002 and her qualifications include a Diploma and MSc in Counselling Psychology, Teaching, Hypnosis, Emotional Freedom Technique and Stress Management.

She wears hearing aids in both ears but is an excellent lipreader! She is an Honorary Fellow of Brunel University and a Fellow of the International Stress Management Association.

As a SPEAKER - Ruth shares her "stresspertise" talking about "The Invisible Enemy" "Happy People - Happy Places ", "Too Much Monkey Business" "Is Stress Self Inflicted?  "Ephebiphobia", "Tackling Tough Times" and "Deaf, Daft or just Different?" All talks are tailored to meet the needs of the audience.

As an EDUCATOR - Ruth offers workshops in the workplace, school or college which include compliance with the law, stress audits and practical solutions to manage and control stress to reduce sickness absence. She teaches self-help skills to empower individuals to manage their own stress levels as they arise.

As a THERAPIST - Ruth offers individual therapy to adults, teenagers and children to explore and address the wide range of issues that result in stress, including negative behaviour patterns, habits, fears, phobias, cravings and addictions, low self-esteem, lack of confidence, exam nerves, panic attacks, anything that holds people back at home or work. She gets results quickly - no pills, no pain.

As an AUTHOR - Ruth has written "Stress Tips for Busy People", and "Stress n' Stuff - Tackling Teenage Mental Health", Tackling Tough Times, "Tapping for Teens" "Tackling Student Stress" "Stresses or Blessed? Gratitude Journal and a "Stress Awareness Diary for Carers" For children she has written "Merlyn the Magic Monkey" and "Uneska the Understanding Unicorn" both of which have colouring books as well.

Ruth has a background in teaching and youth work. She was Head of the Youth Service in the London Borough of Ealing for twelve years and was the chairperson of the Centre for Youth Work Studies at Brunel for ten years.

As a freelance trainer and qualified Assessor, she has delivered qualifications in youth work in London and the Home Counties. As an Ofsted Inspector she has undertaken inspections and numerous pre - inspection checks for youth services all over the country.

Until recently she was a Director of YMCA London South West and Middlesex Young Peoples Clubs. She was also a Trustee for MIND in Ealing and YMCA Training and a Master Facilitator for the 7 Habits Teen programme.

Ruth is a member of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council; Spelthorne Business Forum; The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council and the Professional Speakers Association.

She is a Stress Advisor for the International Stress Management Association and Mental Health advisor for Swan Radio. She is married with two adult sons and lives in Wraysbury. She is a founder member of "wraysbury matters", promoting wellbeing in the community.