Ruth Cooper-Dickson

Resilience, wellbeing and trauma-informed coach
Positive psychology practitioner BA (Hons), MA, MSc.

About Ruth

Ruth holds an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology, coupled with accreditation as an EMCC Coaching Practitioner. Her research area sits within the coaching sphere and how it can facilitate the outcome of post-traumatic growth, a topic she speaks and writes about in the media. Ruth’s lived experience of burnout, breakdown and her journey of navigating a diagnosis of anxiety disorders, is where the passion has been born to support individuals find their own meaning and purpose, coupled with investing in their Mental Wealth. Ruth begins her Professional Doctorate in September 2021 in the field of Existential Psychotherapy and Counselling.

Courses & Programmes

1:1 Resilience & Wellbeing Coaching

“Imagine your very being, as your own home. The house you can picture in your mind’s eye is who you are. The house structure may be solid, it may need a lick of paint, or may need extensive structural renovation to ensure the foundations are solid. Parts of it may need to be completely remodeled” This quote is part of Ruth’s coaching manifesto. Her mission as your coach is to support you to unpack the parts you feel are important and to support you to revamp, remodel, or rebuild. There are lots of reasons why you might be feeling stuck but know that coaching could be the key to unlocking your dream home.

Group Programme – Coming Soon

Watch this space for a NEW group programme which will give you the opportunity to experience working with Ruth, but with the addition of being motivated by a group of like-minded individuals – who can support and cheerlead you on – something we all need more of in life right now! The programme is applied positive psychology & coaching psychology evidenced-based, working with a character strengths-based approach.
If you are interested to know when this opens for application in Spring 2021 click here.

TGIOF – My Mental Wealth ™ Chapters

This Girl is on Fire has partnered with Ruth to launch a brand new online My Mental Wealth ™ programme to empower women to invest in their broader Mental Wealth. Each chapter offers the learner an opportunity to focus on certain aspects of their overall wellbeing, such as dealing with imposter phenomenon, or creating better sleep habits. The learning style requires active participation in bite-sized chunks allowing you to juggle all your other work/life commitments around this energetic programme.

Speaker, Writer and Researcher

Ruth is regularly invited to speak within corporates across a wide range of industries and has spoken at the Women’s Economic Forum 2020 and in the House of Lords. She has been interviewed by BBC Radio, interviewed by the global press and has been a guest on a multitude of podcasts, including producing her own. Ruth ensures her messages are engaging for a diverse audience, but it is her genuine, positive and compassionate style which resonates with many individuals. Currently Ruth is working on several research papers in the field of coaching and post-traumatic growth and is often asked to comment in the press on this area of her work.

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Podcast

Welcome to New Rules: the podcast about how leaders, entrepreneurs and businesses must change, break and re-write the rules to innovate in our ever-changing and complex world. I will be joined by guests who are leaders and respected experts in their own industry having a real honest conversation about their experiences of innovating their business through the lens of a positive psychology theme.

Forgiveness as a business leader

Season 1, Ep. 7
Our last episode of the season had to finish on a deep topic and the wonderful David McQueen and I go there with the concept of forgiveness. David literally has the best energy of any human I know…

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Authenticity, connection and imposter phenomenon

Season 1, Ep. 6
I first met Jo Wimble-Groves at a FORA panel for International Women’s Day in 2019. Immediately I was attracted to her warm presence and down-to-earth self…

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How to ‘be more scientist’ in your creativity and flow

Season 1, Ep. 5
In this episode I dig deep on the concept of creativity and being ‘in flow’ with the phenomenal, award-winning mental health campaigner, Meg Zeenat Wamithi.

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Grit, resilience and growth mind-set

Season 1, Ep. 4
If I were to chat to anyone about grit, resilience and growth mind-set, then this episode is the absolute one, with award-winning chef, author and social entrepreneur, Simon Boyle. Simon is the founder of the charity…

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Spirituality and business growth in health-tech

Season 1, Ep. 3
In this episode I get deep on the topic of spirituality with Dr James Somauroo, the founder of somX: the healthtech agency supporting the best health-tech companies in the world.

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Wellness leadership and mindful drinking

Season 1, Ep. 2
In this episode I have two fabulous guests: Amanda Thomson, the co-founder of Thomson & Scott. Thomson was voted as one of Business Insider’s Coolest…

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Big magic and thinking outside of the box

Season 1, Ep. 1
In our first episode I talk to Katrina Larkin, FORA co-founder and a pioneer in the festival world. Katrina co-founded the internationally…

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If you would like to book me as a speaker, find out about how I can work with you as your coach, or would like to know more about my research and any of my other offerings featured on this page, please get in touch using the form below.

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