Ruth Linnen is the founder and director of Certified Professional Counseling Centre (CPCC). She is Registered Psychotherapists, a Certified member of OACCPP, and is a Certified EMDR Therapist. Ruth has worked in private practice since 1996 and for the Canadian Mental Health Association since 1999. Ruth has developed a specialty in the area of trauma through her training at the Trauma & Resiliency Centre ( Hincks DellCrest Centre) in Toronto, and the Traumatic Stress Services in London. She has studied in the areas of personality development, psycho-therapeutic modalities and family systems therapy. She has additional training in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Critical Incident Stress Management ( CISM), Violence Threat Risk Assessment ( VTRA), and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. Her work with individuals challenged with moderate to severe mental health issues has provided her with a solid foundation in assessment and treatment.
Ruth provides services to individuals, families and groups who have experienced or been exposed to traumatic events. She provides consultation and training to community service providers and organizations in the area of trauma. Ruth is also a trainer for safeguards-Children's Mental Health Ontario.