Ruthie Smith

Ruthie Smith

Ruthie Smith is a Psychoanalytic Attachment Based Psychotherapist and Energy Psychotherapist with 30 years’ experience in private practice and 10 years as a Principal Individual Psychotherapist and Supervisor in the NHS. She taught on a number of Psychotherapy Training Programmes before founding The Flame Centre in London where she specialises in trauma work and runs Flame residential retreats. She also teaches on Energy Psychotherapy courses and has regularly lectured and presented at events organized by Confer and others. Her interests include music (jazz and classical) and contemporary spirituality.


Online Modules

Past and Current Confer Events


Spiritual Trauma – The Forgotten Wound in the Consulting Room
Saturday 24 March 2018

Energy Psychotherapy
Saturday 8 July 2017

Post-Traumatic Growth
15 October 2016

Energy Psychology – Its Explosive Healing Potential – Edinburgh
Saturday 23 November 2013

The Gift of the Wounded Healer
Saturday 28 September 2013

Energy Psychology – Its Explosive Healing Potential – London
Saturday 9 February 2013

Autumn Seminar Series – Rupture and Repair
Monday evenings from 24 September to 10 December 2012

Working with Borderline Psychopathology seminar series
Tuesday evening seminars 17 January – 3 April 2012

Psychotherapeutic skills summer school – Working with ‘Borderline patients’
Tuesday 28 June to Saturday 2 July 2011

Is There Such a Thing as an Impossible Patient? – A Seminar Series for Psychotherapists
Monday evenings 27 September to 6 December 2010

Psychotherapeutic Work with Structures and Disorders of the Self
Wednesday 14 April – Wednesday 14 July 2010