Ruth Juarez, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW 88541). Ruth has experience providing bilingual (Spanish-English) therapy to teens, adults, couples and families. She believes that her clients bring their own expertise to the therapeutic process. In addition, she works on providing support and guidance in helping her clients create a life that is worth living.
Ruth earned her Masters in Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Southern California (USC) and she earned her Bachelors degree in psychology from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).
Ruth has worked in different settings including working for a local crisis line for over 3 years. She has worked for a psychiatric hospital for the last 10 years and she has also worked in private practice. She has experience working with individuals struggling with suicidal and self-injurious behaviors, difficulties with mood and anxiety, substance use, learning disabilities and impulsive behaviors. She has worked with couples, families, children and teens. She continues to pursue professional trainings in the areas of trauma, suicide, and personality disorders to better serve her clients and their loved ones. Ruth has completed specialized trainings in DBT including the DBT Foundational Training with Expert Instructor, Annie McCall, MA, LMHC, and an Advanced DBT training, Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Action: Case Based Training with Dr. Shari Manning and Dr. Kate Comtois. She also completed a DBT Intensive Training in Mexico City through Behavioral Tech/DBT Latino America with trainers Dr. Pablo Gagliesi and Dr. Michel Reyes.