Emma Rich has worked in the healing arts for over 25 years. She is a U.K.C.P. accredited psychotherapist having graduated from the prestigious Regents University in London,. She is also a non stylised and environmental movement practitioner, eco-therapist and a rites of passage guide. Her background training lies in meditation, Advaita Vedanta, yoga and bodywork.
Principle influences are James Hollis, Petruska Clarkson, Carl Jung, James Hillman, Joseph Campbell, Helen Poynor and Marion Woodman. Emma is also profoundly interested in our relationship with both nature and embodiment and leads both movement workshops and initiatory rites of passage on the land, drawing from the rivers of indigenous wisdom, perennial philosophy, movement and embodiment practices and ritual process.
Emma believes it is vital for practitioners to continue their own psychotherapeutic work so she engages in weekly psychotherapy herself as well as clinical supervision and continued professional development. She is a member of the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy as well as the British Association for Councillors and Psychotherapists.