Ruth is a registered clinical psychologist who comes from a background as a registered general nurse in the UK. She emigrated to NZ in 1999 with her family completing her Masters in psychology and Post Graduate Clinical training at Waikato University.
Since that time Ruth has always retained a keen interest in health related areas of psychology, and prior to joining the True Colours team as an independent contractor in 2017 worked full time with adults, families, children and adolescents for the District Health Board mental health service. Ruth works from an integrated Cognitive Behavioural, ACT, and Self-Compassion informed framework aimed at meeting the individual needs of clients.
Ruth works with both parents and children around anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and behavioural concerns.