Ruth Milsten is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MSW, LCSW-C, and received her Master’s in Social Work from The University of MD in 1995. Ruth has been a certified yoga teacher since 2000 and a Holistic Health Educator since 2007. Ruth has 24 years of experience working with women and their families.
“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.”-Maya Angelou.
Ruth’s passion is helping women and girls connect to their “amazingness”, quiet their inner critic and develop more self-compassion, while strengthening their connection to their inner selves and innate wisdom. Ruth helps her clients with a variety of issues, including: postpartum depression, grief and loss, separation and divorce, childhood abuse and trauma, anxiety and depression, PTSD, career, school and relationship struggles, highly sensitive person and caregiver stress, emotional eating, and low self-esteem. Ruth believes in creating a safe, nonjudgmental and supportive environment for women and girls of all colors, sexual and gender identity orientations and provides holistic counseling, drawing on psycho-dynamic and insight oriented therapy, as well as Eastern philosophy, mindfulness, yoga and breath work.
Ruth has completed Lisa Ferentz’s Level I Trauma Training for Therapists. She is also trained in Imago Relationship Therapy and provides counseling for both traditional and alternative lifestyle couples, who want to improve healthy communication and safety in their relationship. Ruth also has experience working with highly sensitive and empathetic men, who are struggling with issues related to relationships, trauma, self esteem and career.