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Therapist in Gainesville, Virginia,
Ruth Ritchie Young, LCSW

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Serving: 6-65+

Therapist in Gainesville, Virginia, Ruth Ritchie Young, LCSW

Ruth Ritchie Young, LCSW

Ruth Ritchie Young is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who has been practicing for the past 30 years in the therapeutic profession. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Masters in Social Work.

Ruth’s approach to your mental wellness is individualized to include several evidenced based approaches. Her main areas of focus include CBT, DBT, Insight, family systems and EMDR.

In her spare time, she is an avid reader, enjoys kayaking around NOVA waterways, and spending time with family. She is an active member of NASW and participates in furthering her professional expertise attending learning opportunities


  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Behavior Issues
  • Couple's Issues
  • Grief
  • Later Life Transitions
  • Midlife Transitions
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Women's Issues

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Optum


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • First Responders
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



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