Space Between

counselling & psychotherapy

Rich and his son walking on Dartmoor

My name is Richard Oster, a BACP registered therapist based in Devon. I offer counselling and psychotherapy face-to-face in Exeter or online wherever you are; no matter what has led you here, you are fully welcome.

A headshot of Rich

A rainbow over Dartmoor

Like Dartmoor, life can be both beautiful and bleak, calm and stormy. Encountering pain and suffering is a human certainty. Experience has shown that when these challenges arrive it is not always possible to navigate them on your own. We are social beings and many of our problems are often created through unhealthy interactions with others. I believe, however, that with the right conditions, human connection can bring about restoration and growth.

I meet with clients wherever they are on their journey, offering a safe space to process, explore and recover. I offer warmth, kindness, insight and challenge.

It takes courage and strength to reach out for help, but whatever your situation I believe there is always hope. 

For a free 30-minute, no-obligation phone or online consultation, get in touch.

If you would like to arrange a free consultation, check my availability or ask a question, please feel free to get in touch.


Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives

Bessel van der Kolk

A black and white photo of Dartmoor