Resilience, wellbeing and trauma-informed coach
Positive psychology practitioner BA (Hons), MA, MSc.
Ruth Cooper-Dickson is an accredited trauma-informed thrivership and wellbeing coach. She is an experienced positive psychology practitioner and specialises in post-traumatic growth.
Ruth is focused on helping those who have experienced adverse life situations and difficulties to thrive. Ruth has her own lived experience of trauma, burnout and mental-ill health diagnosis’ moving through her own recovery to healing journey. Ruth’s journey prompted her to serve others through coaching by offering individuals a safe and sometimes challenging space to focus on what they need to unlock and grow in order to thrive.
Ruth holds an MSc in Applied Positive Psychology and Coaching Psychology, coupled with accreditation as an EMCC Coaching Practitioner. Ruth is also a qualified Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Her academic research 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.
Coaching & Courses
Trauma-informed Thrivership Coaching
This year for the UK’s May Mental Health Awareness Week the theme is anxiety.
Join Ruth for a LinkedIn Audio event on Friday 19 May, 12.15-1.00pm BST for a recap on ‘How to deal with panic attacks’.
You can join the event here.
Anxiety used to be crippling for Ruth and she believes that anxiety and anxiety disorders are often seen by many as being the acceptable end of the spectrum of mental ill health conditions. However, for those living with such mental health conditions, she knows how debilitating and life changing they can be.
No Panic! Getting your head around anxiety.
Spend an evening with Ruth a patron of No Panic and a mental health expert, to understand more about anxiety and anxiety disorders.
Tuesday May 23, 2023, 7:00-8.00pm BST.
What you will take from the event:
- Introduction and Ruth’s experience of living with anxiety disorders.
- Understanding where anxiety comes from, the difference between ‘feeling anxious’ and the impact on mental health when living with an anxiety disorder.
- Spotting the signs and symptoms when someone might be struggling with anxiety and knowing how to check-in with colleagues.
- How to manage panic attacks and support someone experiencing a panic attack.
- How best to support employees/colleagues living with anxiety.
- Looking to the future: managing your uncertainty, seeking support and feedback and how to practise strategic self-care.
This webinar is offered through Eventbrite and tickets are just £10 per delegate. Sign up below.
Speaker, Writer, Post-traumatic Growth Researcher
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…
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…
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.
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…
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.
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…
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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