Ruth has over 45 years of experience as a psychotherapist and as a teacher of Transpersonal Psychology and psychotherapy . She is a practitioner and teacher of Voice Dialogue and the Psychology of Selves since 1983 and a student and teacher of meditation since 1977
.Ruth integrates traditional, spiritual and energetic therapeutic approaches in her work with clients.
She also applies Voice Dialogue to her work in environmental health as Executive Director of the Maryland Pesticide Education Network (MPEN), a non-profit organization and the Maryland Pesticide Network (MPN) , a coalition of 25 organizations - concerned about the impact of pesticides on public health, pollinators, our food supply and the environment. Ruth founded MPN in 1994 and MPEN in 2013.
She is a contributing author to The Voice Dialogue Anthology: Explorations of the Psychology of Selves an the Aware Ego Process Edited by Dassie Hoffmans, PhD ; published in 2012. Her chapter is on Advocacy and the Psychology of the Aware Ego.
Ruth co- founded InnerSource, a Center for Psychotherapy and Healing in Annapolis. She was an Assistant Professor, University of California Medical School in San Francisco and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Family Group Institute, San Francisco.She has led numerous workshops in the field of Psycho-Spiritual/Transpersonal Psychologyboth nationally and internationally.
Education: Adelphi University School of Social Work , 1972
License, Certifications & Awards: LCSW-C
Additional Training: Psychosynthesis, Voice Dialogue
Professional Activities and Memberships: NASW