Last updated: 5/9/2020

Ruth Saks, LCSW (646) 541-9562
Last Updated: 5/9/2020
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Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Health Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education Education/Personal Development Emergencies Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Learning Disabilities Literacy (reading/writing skills) Medical Medication Management Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Pain Management Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Runaways Sensory Processing Disorder Suicidal Thoughts
Office and Contact Information
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The Listening Heart
Chandler, AZ 85224  

(646) 541-9562

Contact: Ruth Saks

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling


Years of Experience: 26

NY - LCSW-R [033631-1]

Credentials and Certifications:
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Certified Life Strategies Coach
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Diplomate in Professional Psychotherapy, IABMCP
Divorce Mediator
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Social Work Supervisor

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $50
Couples: $90
Group: N/A
Family: $60

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Couples Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Transgender
Adopted Biracial Caregivers Disabled Freelancers Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Suicidal Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Feminist Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Mediation Parent Guidance Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) Advocacy Behavioral Body Centered Psychotherapy Case Management Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Dream Work or Analysis Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Expressive Therapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Home Study Humanistic Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Nutrition Counseling Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychodrama Psychopharmacology Sex Therapy Social Support Somatic Experiencing Systemic
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Online Therapy
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Hispanic Irish Italian
Professional Associations
International Association of Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)