Recommended Reading--Available online & at Public Libraries


On Depression, Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Shame:

  •  See this EMDR International Association video:

On Trauma Recovery:

  • Tapping In, by Laurel Parnell, MD
  • Getting Past Your Past, by Francine Shapiro
  • The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises, by McKay/Wood
  • EMDR Essentials, by Barb Maiberger

On Parenting:

Community Resources - Recursos Comunitarios


Crisis Assistance

If you or a friend/loved one are feeling desperate/suicidal, please call 911 or the Colorado Crisis Services line at 844-493-8255.

Domestic Violence Intervention

Advocate Safehouse of Glenwood Springs - 970-945-4439

National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-SAFE

"I am so grateful someone invented EMDR. I feel radically different!"--Client

Call me to discuss

I am always willing to talk to you about your needs.  Please call 970-628-0280.  

Teletherapy is available!

After an initial, in-person session, we are able to meet on-line through a secure portal--saving you travel time and expenses.

Use the PORTAL to choose appt or pay

You can message Ruth, select an appointment time, pay a bill or request a document anytime by visiting the portal.

Thank you for visiting!

You deserve the gift of therapy.