Kate Ruiz, MS, LPC, CCTP

Therapist (She/Her)

Kate is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She works with adults, and her approach to treatment is mindfulness-based and trauma-informed, helping clients restore a strong connection between the mind and the body. She is passionate about the role that exercise and nutrition play in mental health and also enjoys incorporating art and philosophy into the therapeutic experience. Prior to joining Ellie, Kate developed her interests in a variety of volunteer and work environments, including private practice, community mental health, substance abuse treatment, home-based therapeutic support, direct service in a shelter environment, and advocacy. She is very happy to be joining a practice that is dedicated to serving the needs of the community.

In her free time, Kate enjoys spending time with friends and family and loves going out of town on the occasional solo adventure.