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ROUSSO CONSULTING

PSYCHOTHERAPY     SUPERVISION   EXECUTIVE COACHING

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Cynthia Rousso is an experienced psychotherapist, supervisor and executive coach.  

Cynthia did her clinical training at New York University (MSW, 1997) and The Tavistock Centre (MA, 2004).  She has worked in private practice since 1998 and has also held positions as a specialist psychotherapist in the National Health Service (2008-2016), clinical director of a charity (2017- 2019), school governor (2005 - 2013) and psychotherapist at an adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit (2005-2007).  From 1986-1997 Cynthia held various posts in the financial sector, including vice president of marketing for a New York hedge fund. 

 

A dual US and UK national, Cynthia has considerable international work experience and has lived in the US, Germany, France, Russia and the UK.  Her ability to integrate her decade of corporate experience with two decades of in-depth clinical work, leave her uniquely placed to bring insight and understanding to a wide range of issues and settings.

Cynthia's well-received Tedx talk, Creating a Space Between Feeling and Action, can be viewed here.  She has lectured widely on a range of topics including:  effective mental health treatment, eating disorders, pervasive refusal syndrome, emotional regulation, disorders of over-control, working across multi-disciplinary teams and progressive education.  She is also the author of the chapter "A journey through family therapy with a non-speaking child" in The Silent Child:  Communication Without Words.  

 

Cynthia actively pursues continuing professional development opportunities and her

completed courses include:  Family Based Treatment (FBT), Cognitive Remediation Therapy (CRT),

Dialectical Behavior Skills for Families (DBT) and Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT).  

Cynthia is a certified Meyers-Briggs Practitioner (MBTI).

 

Individuals, Couples, Families

THE GOOD LIFE IS A PROCESS, NOT A STATE OF BEING.  

IT IS A DIRECTION, NOT A DESTINATION.  

Carl Rogers

Cynthia Rousso blends over 25 years of experience with evidence based treatments to provide psychotherapy to individuals, couples and families.  She sees people of all ages and has experience with a wide range of mental health difficulties.

 

Cynthia provides a supportive and confidential environment that allows for open and non-judgmental communication.  She recognises that one of the most important components of therapeutic efficacy is the relationship between therapist and patient and she prioritises this therapeutic alliance along with empathy and authenticity.

Cynthia has a special interest in supporting those who are supporting young people and she is known for her sound, practical guidance to parents, teachers, advocates and schools.   She is an accredited member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and is directly supervised by an HCPC professional.

 

Individual and Team Reflective Practice

WE DO NOT LEARN FROM EXPERIENCE...WE LEARN FROM REFLECTING ON EXPERIENCE.  John Dewey

Cynthia Rousso provides individual and group supervision to a range of experienced clinicians, consultants and trainees.  She has been supervised herself for over 25 years and holds a Certificate in Supervision from the Society of Analytical Psychology.

Cynthia is an experienced facilitator of reflective practice groups.  These groups are an opportunity for teams to think about their responses and reactions to their work and promote development, growth and learning.  While the teams set the goals, the reflective model includes retrospection, self-evaluation and reorientation.   Cynthia has seen first-hand the important role reflective practice groups play in sustaining safe and effective working environments and she enjoys collaborating with staff to support their sense of agency and well-being.

 

EXECUTIVE COACHING

Empowering and Enhancing Leaders

NOT EVERYTHING THAT IS FACED CAN BE CHANGED, BUT NOTHING CAN BE CHANGED UNTIL IT IS FACED.

James Baldwin

Cynthia Rousso helps executives to identify their goals and obstacles and work towards positive change.  She is known for her direct and pragmatic approach and does not shy away from the truth, even if it might be hard to hear.

Cynthia works with professionals to agreed upon goals.  These goals might include helping leaders to see themselves and others more clearly, communicate effectively, leverage existing strengths and build productive relationships.  Striking the balance between challenge and insight, Cynthia is uniquely placed to help people transform their results, relationships and reputations.  

Cynthia's consulting rooms are currently located in London but she is available to travel or work on-line as required.

 

DATA PROTECTION

How Data is Handled

Records

Rousso Consulting may hold and store personal information including but not limited to name, postal address, email address, date of birth, telephone numbers and relevant  information.  This information may be maintained on paper and/or digitally during the work and for up to 2 years at the conclusion of the meetings, unless there is a request to keep it or delete it sooner.  The information will be stored securely.  All portable data will be password protected.  

Consent

Consent to write paper or digital notes and receive emails  is assumed in the consulting process.  Explicit consent will be sought to share this information for medical, legal or any other reason (except in emergency safeguarding situations, see below).  In the holding of data for individuals under the age of 13,  the consent of their parent or guardian will be assumed in agreeing to appointments.   In the event of a safeguarding concern, every effort to contact you will be made in an effort to obtain consent before liaising with outside agencies if appropriate, but safeguarding will come first.  

Your Rights

You have the right to see any information that is collected, have any inaccuracies corrected, and have information deleted.  Your details will never be shared for any form of direct marketing.  Limited information may be shared for supervisory and/or emergency contact purposes.   You have a right to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ico.org.uk) about any concerns you have about your data.

Data Breach

There are  plans in place to detect and report a personal data breach.  In the unlikely event of a data breach you and the Information Commissioner's Office will be notified.

 

CONTACT

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