WHY WORK WITH RUBY?
Therapists have robust skills, talents, and passions. We are a helping hand, a supportive force, and we provide a holding space. There are a lot of us, so why me?
Accessible. With telehealth therapy, barriers are removed. There is no need for travel, for gas, for childcare or for ADA accessibility in buildings.
Relatable. I take great pride in being approachable, real, and honest. I have heard feedback that this has helped lessen the anxiety associated with initiating the therapeutic process.
Truth worthiness. I am committed to providing honest and direct therapeutic relationship, both in terms of language and resources used in sessions. I also strive to be open about my thought processes in therapy as therapy should be engaging, not a mystery.
Diversity. I have diverse experience with a wide range of clientele; This includes working for two years with people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and genderqueer. working with people with HIV diagnosis. Additionally, I have worked closely with immigrants, older adults, and those in a caregiving role. In addition, I provide therapy in English and Spanish.
Resourceful. I have experience in treating depression, generalized anxiety, performance anxiety, creative blocks, communication/relationship issues, life transitions, work/life balance, women's issues, aging concerns, and habit building. I also specialize in a variety of counseling modalities, including positive psychology, Solution Focused Therapy, mindfulness, strength based interventions, life style interventions, somatic interventions, creativity, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which I integrate with EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to further improve results.
Ownership. I encourage all my clients to truly listen and own their feelings: they are there for a reason, they are messengers, and they provide the clues for transformation. I encourage myself to truly listen and be open about my thought processes in therapy so to connect in more effective ways.
My schedule tends to be full. Please keep in mind that my waitlist is about 2 months. If you think that you would like to work with me, feel free to send me a text or a voice mail at (716) 219-0968, or an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll see what we can work out.