Testimonials

The training helped me realise how little I was in touch with my body before and how important it is. I had ignored all signs that my body was giving me even to the point of reaching burnout . Ruth clearly explained and supported me in the exploration to become more present and to helpContinue reading “Mikaela – helped dealing with difficult emotions”

Mikaela – helped dealing with difficult emotions

I first went to Ruth because of feelings of anxiety and loneliness, I had a hard time being alone and accepting myself as I am. I was quite critical of myself and of not being where I wanted to be in life at that point. I was specifically interested on the mindful self-compassion approach whichContinue reading “ES (after working with Ruth) ‘everything has come together and I’ve never been happier.’”

ES (after working with Ruth) ‘everything has come together and I’ve never been happier.’

I arranged my first appointment with Ruth six months after I started struggling with anxiety and occasional panic attacks at work. This experience was completely new to me. I was very unhappy with this situation and developed irrational thoughts about not being able to do my job to the extent that I would eventually loseContinue reading “Fanni ‘perfectly comfortable feeling ocasionally uncomfortable’”

Fanni ‘perfectly comfortable feeling ocasionally uncomfortable’

I have had a very constructive and life-changing experience working with Ruth. When we started our sessions it was very difficult to express myself and to be able to communicate effectively how I was feeling, largely because I was unable to connect with all my emotions and I felt overwhelmed by them. Fortunately, thanks toContinue reading “Catalina ‘life changing…. and improved well-being ‘”

Catalina ‘life changing…. and improved well-being ‘

I have learned so much more about myself after my sessions with Ruth. She has guided me in seeing and questioning negative belief systems that I have often overlooked, helping me advance closer to a better version of myself. It has been a pleasure working in a non-judgmental, understanding and thought-provoking environment

Ruska ‘closer to a better version of myelf’

I came to Ruth at a very challenging period in my life. I felt lost and confused and Ruth provided me with the support and guidance I needed. She helped me become aware of the mind-body connection and understand that I already have all the answers I am looking for, I just need to learnContinue reading “Barbora ‘I already have all the answers’”

Barbora ‘I already have all the answers’

‘After meeting with you twice,…….I feel I am more in control.  I have been able to really focus on Uni-work and being able to achieve good results in the past weeks.  This definitely was not the case before we worked together’ Deborah, student

Deborah ‘Achieving good results’

Ruth Friedman’s work has assisted enormously in helping me feel more safe and confident in the world.  I am now much more capable of handling situations without becoming overwhelmed. She is a caring and compassionate healer and I highly recommend working with her’     Wendalyn,  composer, soundhealer, writer.

Wendalyn ‘I feel more safe and confident in the world’

Ruth creates an atmosphere of trust and relies on the resources already present inside people to lead them to greater authenticity and joy.’       Sean, economist

Sean ‘Greater Authenticity and Joy’

‘The process felt very, very complete. This gave stability and grounding the days after which really contributed to my well-being. The last few weeks haven’t been very easy: there was a lot of pressure and stress I was dealing with and that needed to settle down. Last Tuesday’s session (and especially the sense of beingContinue reading “Joris ‘Stability and grounding ‘”

Joris ‘Stability and grounding ‘

Ruth has a luminous presence. She offers a welcoming environment where it is safe to further explore who you are. This contact with oneself is, in itself, refreshing. She also has a wealth of personal experience which informs and illuminates her work.’          Astrid, Stage Director

Astrid ‘Luminous Presence’

‘Doing the Whole Body Focusing Sessions has been a profound experience for me and has given me more clarity and Ah Ha moments than I would have had otherwise’  Andy  

Andy ‘More Clarity and Ah ha moments’

‘I appreciated your openness, flexibility and guidance in the process  by asking me questions and suggesting I allow things and to explore deeper. I also liked the fact that you gave time to let me feel things and were very gentle and non-judgemental’

Mei ‘ gentle and non-judgemental’

‘I can only express my gratitude. It was so much more, so much deeper than I could have foreseen. I still feel the effects of the session  as I’m writing this and I will recall this session for a long time. With all due respect to my psychologist and psychiatrist, but I have become awareContinue reading “Joris ‘Blossoming in such a healing way’”

Joris ‘Blossoming in such a healing way’

(After my session,) on my drive home, I seemed to be calm, relaxed, more aware of people’s faces on the street,and their body language. I felt a bit recharged, as if I could do a few things I had been postponing  

Elaine ‘….calm ……and recharged’

‘Thank you for this workshop today which provided the possibility for me to see myself from another angle and to experience something that I have not  experienced before. Thank you for your flexibility, trust and patience ….. I appreciate it a lot

Annamaria ‘…see myself from another angle ….’

“Ruth designed our workshop in partnership with us.  The result was a workshop that was both healing and inspiring, and one that opened up some new possibilities.  We thoroughly recommend Ruth’s work.’ Beverley & Elke, Partners Robinson Henry

Robinson Henry ‘healing and inspiring’

I experienced the session as very open and safe. A safe place to explore my inner world and connecting with my body. I appreciated, the warm welcome, the time, the calmness and openness ……I very much enjoyed the exercise to connect with what’s going on around and with my body.  It seems to make timeContinue reading “Diana ‘open and safe’”

Diana ‘open and safe’

A moment of calmness and serenity thanks to a good listening

Chantal ‘ a moment of calmness’

I think this experience today is another step in my journey into understanding how to be present with others – whether in this specific process, or elsewhere. ……In general, these sessions are deepening my understanding of what it means to be present and my ‘availability’ to others – what opens it, and when I’m notContinue reading “Susan ‘another step in my journey ….’”

Susan ‘another step in my journey ….’

Ruth is very sensitive and gentle yet very effective guide of a self-discovery method, what is not very used in business context yet. I came to her with a problem in an interpersonal interaction within my work environment. This problem really restrained me from being successful and confident. She helped me to find the hardContinue reading “Jana 'integrate even negative parts of my personality'….”

Jana 'integrate even negative parts of my personality'….

Focusing has changed my life! (Before  I started ) I was scattered, and all over the place and disconnected from myself.  After 13 session I feel really connected to myself, I could understand my reactions  and my behaviour much better.  I can also connect more easily to other people. When I asked Ruth for myContinue reading “Lenka 'feel really connected to myself … and to other people'”

Lenka 'feel really connected to myself … and to other people'

‘Ruth set a frame in a very friendly and effective manner; and gave us participants as much time as possible to explore our visions and dreams with her guidance’

Elena,website editor and dancer

‘Ruth is not only providing training, she applied her coaching skills in today’s session and helped me to build a better context for the country I am living in.  The program is well catered to my needs’  GSK Participant                                 Continue reading “Corporate Trainings”

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