Richard Ruth, Ph.D.
- Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology
- Suite 100
- [email protected]
Dr. Ruth’s training and professional work spans clinical psychology, neuropsychology, health psychology, family therapy, and psychoanalysis. His research and scholarly work has focused in the areas of cross-cultural psychological assessment and psychotherapy, disability, trauma, LGBT issues, forensic clinical psychology, psychology ethics, and the intersection between psychology and religion/spirituality. In the PsyD program, he is co-chair of the child and adolescent track, supervises individual and family therapy and psychological assessment in the Center Clinic, co-leads a research team, and supervises student research. Dr. Ruth is also a core faculty member in GW’s interdisciplinary LGBT Health Policy and Practice graduate certificate program. Outside of GW, he is a supervisor, faculty member, and steering committee member with the postgraduate Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry, and a supervisor and instructor with the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance. Dr. Ruth is bilingual in Spanish and bicultural.
Formerly held positions in community mental health clinics and in interdisciplinary research settings. Formerly on the staff of Chestnut Lodge Hospital/CPC Health.
Faculty member, supervisor, and steering committee member with the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program, Washington School of Psychiatry
Cross-cultural assessment/treatment; disability; trauma; child/adolescent assessment/treatment; LGBT issues; intersection between clinical psychology and religion/spirituality.
B.A., New School for Social Research
M.A., Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University
Ph.D., Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University
Post-graduate training in psychoanalysis, neuropsychology, family therapy
Psychotherapy and assessment practica
Cross-Cultural Clinical Psychology
History and Systems of Psychology
Ethics and Professional Issues