Rima Sidhpara

Rima Sidhpara

MA BSc(Hons) MBACP (Accred)

Rima is our Practice Director, Senior Psychotherapist, and Clinical Supervisor with over 10 years’ experience in the Counselling and Psychotherapy profession. She offers professional therapy services to both adults and couples and can work with most general adult issues. Rima has a specialist interest in the field of attachment, trauma and unresolved childhood issues and aims to help individuals and couples to address the causes of their problems, reduce symptoms and move forward in life.

From a young age, Rima has held a keen interest in the human mind and commenced her journey in becoming a therapist after completing her degree in Psychology, followed by obtaining a Master’s degree in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Over the years, Rima has completed further professional training to enhance her therapeutic skills, which include training in Dialectical Behavioural therapy (DBT), Transactional Analysis (TA), and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), she now identifies herself as an Integrative Psychotherapist.

Prior to establishing Rutland House Counselling and Psychotherapy Ltd, Rima spent 8 years in the voluntary, educational, and corporate sectors working in a variety of settings such as domestic violence agency, homeless shelters, university student counselling services, and on behalf of employee wellbeing providers. Today, Rima enjoys her work in private practice enabling her the flexibility and freedom to work with clients both on a short or long-term basis.

In addition to offering Psychotherapy services, Rima is an experienced clinical supervisor and supports both trainees and experienced therapists to provide ethical and professional clinical practices. Rima also provides organisational supervision and consultancy services to both local and national businesses in the UK.

Rima enjoys making a positive contribution to the Counselling and Psychotherapy profession and Is appointed as an Executive Board Member of British Association for Counselling and psychotherapy (BACP) private practice division.

Professional Memberships Qualifications
BACP AccreditedBACP Accredited
  • Masters Degree in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Diploma in Supervision
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (Accredited)
  • Diploma in Anger Management
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Degree in Psychology

Therapeutic Approach Services
  • Integrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioural Therapy
  • Adults
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Couples
  • Anger Management
  • Employee Assistance