Ruth T Naylor, PhD, Autogenic Therapist, Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, EFT

Ruth T Naylor, PhD, Autogenic Therapist, Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist, EFT


01424 434 300

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01424 434 300

About me

Email me for a free 15 minute Zoom call to help you decide what's right for you!

Autogenic Training - a 'small psychotherapy' - a skill for life you can learn over 8 weeksThe standard course is 8 weeks with a free follow-up in 3 months - the initial 8 weeks can stretch out, depending on your needs.  Some clients take it very slowly, over 6 months, whilst others are fine with a 2 month course.

If you want to maintain your mental and physical health or if you are suffering from creativity blocks, low energy, anxiety, chronic pain, headaches and other health challenges made worse by stress, a fully tailored Autogenic Training learning programme may be right for you.

Connect to your own natural self-balancing Relaxation Response. So you can help yourself calm your body, clear your mind, get a better night’s sleep, and support your own natural self-healing processes. So that you can live in the real world more authentically, less fearfully, and more happily than before.

If Tapping Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique, is right for you, I will teach you how to use this wonderful method yourself, and help you surface and work through any post-traumatic stress symptoms you may be experiencing, too.

I am also a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist and a Psychotherapist. I am trained in Mindfulness methods, too, and work with business clients through Fresh Perception.

Training, qualifications & experience


I am a full member of the National Council of Psychotherapists and a Chartered Psychologist member of the British Psychological Society.  I am a founding member of the International Society for Autogenic Training and Autogenic Psychotherapy and the newly developing North American Autogenic Society.  In the USA, I am a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists.  Over the years I have served in a variety of roles for the British Autogenic Society, including Executive Committee, Research Committee and Trustee.


  • MSc, Psychology, Tufts University, Medford MA
  • MBA, Health Care Management, Honours, USPHS Fellow, Boston University, Boston MA
  • AA, Studio Arts, Honours, Montgomery College, Rockville MD
  • DipAT, British Autogenic Society, London UK
  • DipCBH, UK College of Hypnosis, London UK
  • PhD, Applied Psychology, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, Kent UK

Member organisations


Other available therapies

  • Psychotherapy
  • Autogenic Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy
  • Hypnosis
  • Tapping Therapy
  • Mindfulness

Photos & videos

  • Welcome to a Corner of My Office
  • Another Corner


My fees vary depending from £45 - £95 per session depending entirely on your circumstances, with concessions available. I am passionate about helping you, so my fees are accessible to everyone and clients can also organise affordable payment methods.

Further information

Just a few Testimonials

"Autogenics is the key for my wellbeing... My new GP Practice is impressed with how I’ve gone about the Autogenic Therapy and with the way I’ve came off my medications [propranolol, sertraline and miratazapine]."  JackM, 51, Chauffeur

“Autogenic Training [AT] in our group revealed me to me in a new way, so it’s got lots of layers. Taking me-time only a few minutes a day. So nourishing. I’m much calmer and more resilient than before.”  PatH, 48, Social Worker

“I feel happy and content now. I just had to get used to AT and build it up slowly. I’m a lot happier now with all these new emotions. Because I have gone from anxious and depressed to happy and relaxed.”  CharlesN, 50, Transport Worker

"I want to be in a sacred place, we need to find this in our offices, and I see the AT process as a way to do that, to be at one with myself. I see repeatedly doing AT makes me connect better [with my clients]." LornaF, 53, Massage Therapist

A bit about the training I offer to health and social care professionals

I am approved by the British Psychological Society's Learning Centre to teach health and social care professionals the Personal Autogenic Training for Professionals course. I’ll work with you by Zoom anywhere in the world whilst you earn Continuing Professional Development credits approved by BPS. I have taught professionals by distance in the USA and Malaysia and face to face in South Africa. By learning AT for yourself, in addition to learning ways to reduce your own stress and enhance your own creativity, you will also develop insight into ways your clients may benefit from learning Autogenic Training.

Important information

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Maps & Directions

Hastings, TN34

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Yes

My ground floor office is accessible by 3 steps, although there are no loo facilities on the ground floor.


I work with people by Zoom platform, which is GDPR and HIPPA compliant. I run a flexible schedule to meet the needs of working people worldwide. Zoom works well for housebound people, too.