Ruth Opiyo

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Credential Information:

Certified as a Clinical Trauma Professional

“Let me walk alongside and equip you with the tools necessary  to understand what thoughts and behaviors are keeping you from living your life to the fullest.”

Ruth has been a Licensed Professional Counselor for more than 19 years and brings a wealth of knowledge from working with various populations. Ruth has worked in a multitude of clinical settings including Crisis centers, mental health hospitals, residential treatment centers and in private practice. She enjoys working with all ages in both individual and family therapy.

Ruth has experience working with individuals and families from various cultures and believes that each child and family should be treated by a culturally competent therapist. Ruth also believes that since every individual and family is unique, she utilizes integrative treatment models to not only treat the individual but to heal generations.

Ruth earned her Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling degree in 2002 from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. She completed her internship working with a local mental health agency serving children and adolescents and their families in Dallas county

Ruth is EMDR trained and specializes in working with individuals and families that have endured trauma. 


Anxiety – Separation, Social, Generalized, and Anxiety associated with Trauma
Bipolar disorder
Personality disorders such as borderline, and conduct disorders
Parenting issues
Family conflict
Adoption and Attachment issues
Behavioral Problems
PTSD/ Trauma
Codependency and other relationship issues

Education and Associations

Bachelor of Arts
University of Nairobi, Kenya – (Hons) Sociology and Geography

Master of Arts
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary – MA Marriage and Family Counseling

LPC Licensure
Licensed in Texas, Florida, New Jersey and California

American Counseling Association

American Association of Christian Counselors