Ruth Smith, PhD. LICSW

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Ruth Smith, PhD. LICSW
Email Address: ruhosmith@gmail.com
Phone: 413 835-0009
Fax: 413 835-0724

823 Main Street Amherst, MA 01002

Map Location Ruth Smith, PhD. LICSW

Narrative

40 yrs plus in special health care needs. Mental Health, health care + disabilities fields. Direct practice, advocate + policy work. Served on state agency committees - DPH, DMH, DESE + worked at DMH + DESE. Directed the department at pediatric hospital. Faculty teaching in all the above areas of expertise test various grad programs.

Consultant Specialties

  • 1:1 Therapy (Individual Therapy)
  • Advocacy
  • Case Management
  • Child & Growth (Child/Human Development)
  • Child & Growth Clinical Issues (Clinical/Developmental)
  • Child & Teen Problems (Child and Adolescent Issues)
  • Consultation
  • Custody & Guardianship (Guardianship)
  • Family Counseling (Family Support/Therapy)
  • Getting SSI & SSDI Help (Evaluation)
  • Group Counseling (Group Therapy)
  • Life Planning (Personal Futures Planning)
  • Parent Issues (Parenting Concerns)
  • Program Planning (Program Development)
  • Public Health
  • Sex Education
  • Social Worker
  • SSI & SSDI Legal Help (SSI & SSDI Legal Advice)
  • Teaching
  • Turning 22 Help (Transition)
  • Understanding Disability (Disability Awareness)

Populations Served

  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Multiple Disability
  • Physical Disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Hours: Variable