Last updated: 5/9/2019

Ruth Saks, LCSW (646) 541-9562
Last Updated: 5/9/2019
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 26

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
NY - LCSW-R [033631-1]

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

Office and Contact Information
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The Listening Heart
Chandler, AZ 85224  

(646) 541-9562

Contact: Ruth Saks

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

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

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

Problems Served
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 Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Asperger's Syndrome Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Learning Disabilities Medication Management Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Coaching Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Mediation Parent Guidance Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Relational
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Behavioral Body Centered Psychotherapy Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dream Work or Analysis Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Feminist Home Study Humanistic Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Long-Term Nutrition Counseling Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodrama Psychopharmacology Sex Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Somatic Experiencing Systemic
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Online Therapy
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17)
Specific populations:
AIDS/HIV+ Cancer Patients Children of Divorce College Students Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Transgender
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Biracial Caregivers Chronic Illness Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Suicidal Unemployed
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)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $45
Couples: N/A
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

Insurance:

Groups