Ruth Tika, MS, Clinical Mental Health Counselor
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor with a passion for diminishing the stigma encompassing mental health and fostering the well-being of my clients. I assist each individual in creating a personalized treatment plan for each client's unique needs. In my experience, there is not solely one specific path to achieving one's goals; each individual has a unique journey toward attaining good mental health and harmony.
I received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a Minor in Criminal Justice from Temple University for my undergraduate degree. Then I moved on to attend graduate school in West Chester, PA. I received my Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from West Chester University. Using my newfound knowledge, I provide individual psychotherapy to clients for various mental health issues, including but not limited to Substance Use, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Bipolar, ADHD, Schizophrenia, Physical/Domestic Assault, and Co-occurring Disorders. I utilize evidence-based treatment approaches including but not limited to cognitive-behavioral techniques, solution-focused, psychoeducation, and behavior modification to assist clients in managing life transitions and stressors by improving their coping strategies, stabilizing them through crisis, and increasing their overall quality of life and creating a safe space for my clients.
When I reflect on my various experiences and upbringing in the past, each stage in my life has undoubtedly led me into the mental health field for a purpose. From my personal experience of living with individuals close to me suffering from mental health issues to taking classes in the psychology field and gaining hands-on clinical experience throughout the years, I have been driven to assist those in dire need of help.
I am currently accepting new clients and encourage anyone who wants to improve their mental health or personal life to contact me for assistance. I am open and happy to help guide you on your journey toward a peaceful lifestyle through a collaborative effort. I look forward to meeting with you!
LGBTQ+ Friendly & Multicultural Friendly, Telehealth & In-Person
Advanced Coursework and Trainings: Motivational Interviewing, Grief Counseling, Certified Mandated Reporter for Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse
Organizations: Pi Lambda Theta, National Honor society for educators, American Counseling Association