Psychodynamic Therapist


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Psychodynamic therapy is a deeper, more enduring method
of finding a way through and transforming struggles and experiences. 

As a therapist ~ one who listens ~
I have substantial experience in venturing into the darkness,
the depths, the labyrinths, the wastelands.
I help clients discover and develop profound and more fulfilling
relationships with life & with who they are.

I offer a meaningful way of tending to what is most important to you:
your relationships, what has happened, what matters, the world
and what you dream of and wish to build too.

I am a registered member of the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)
and the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)

I work with adults, undertaking long term/open ended psychodynamic therapy
within my private practice based in mid Somerset.

My consulting rooms are warm and comfortable with convenient, free parking.



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Ongoing Therapy

Time and space to really understand

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Psychodynamic Therapy & how I work

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About Holly

About Holly
Holly Ricioppo BA Hons, Post Grad. Dip Psych.Couns.
Registered Memberships: BPC (British Psychoanalytic Council), BACP

I am an experienced, professionally qualified Psychodynamic therapist with an established private practice.
In addition to my private practice I work as a Seminar Leader and Tutor for Wessex Counselling and Psychotherapy.

I have worked in therapeutic and educational roles with children and adults for over 25 years, including within the NHS.

Occasionally I also lead private groups, workshops and classes on a variety of subjects.

As a registered member of the BPC and the BACP I adhere to their framework of professional and ethical guidelines.  
I attend supervision and regularly undertake post qualification development trainings (CPD) to ensure my practice is up to date, relevant and of the highest standard.


  • Wells, Somerset, UK
  • Stratton on the Fosse, Somerset, UK

Quick Info

Free Telephone Consultation

I offer a free telephone consultation of up to 20 minutes
for those who may have questions or concerns
prior to arranging an initial consultation.
Please get in touch and I will arrange
a suitable time to call you.

Regular sessions

Sessions are face to face,
on the same day and time, weekly.
Each session is 50 minutes.

For fees and any other questions, please feel welcome to contact me.

Booking an Appointment


Once you make contact 
we can then find out whether it seems
appropriate to proceed to arranging an initial consultation.

Initial consultations give opportunity
for us both to find out more
and to see whether working together
would be helpful before you commit.

Referrals etc

I accept referrals from independent individuals,
G.P.s , Nurse Practitioners
and other primary healthcare professionals.

I also offer transformational small group and workplace workshops and CPD trainings focusing on personal and professional development, team work strategy, relationship building and creative consultation.

Please get in touch for further information.

"I wasn't entirely sure what to expect... It was an intensely empowering process, to pro-actively identify exactly what it was I needed... I had some surprising revelations and came away from the experience with a fresh vitality and energy toward change, having made some major decisions and resolutions, which I'm happy to say have continued to have a positive impact on my life on all levels. "