Ruth has been in private practice as a psychotherapist for over 20
years. She skillfully guides individuals and couples in accessing
their inner wisdom so that blocks to healing and growth can be removed
and transformation can occur, always mindful of the intricate connections
between body, emotions, mind and spirit.
Ruth is certified in Imago Relationship therapy for marriage and relationship
counseling. Through the Imago process, a safe environment is created
for couples to learn how to effectively communicate; resolve conflict;
understand their partner; reconnect to love; and help each other to
heal each other and grow.
She has offered many yearlong training programs in Psychosynthesis
for people in the helping professions. In addition, Ruth has facilitated
hundreds of transformational groups throughout the U.S., and in St.
Ruth is trained in EMDR (eye movement, desensitization and reprocessing).
She has a Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW), is a certified social
worker (CSW) in the State of Michigan, and has earned a national certification
from the National Association of Social Workers (ACSW). She also has
a Masters Degree in Education, having taught high school psychology
and university courses in the earlier part of her career.