Dr. Debra Ruisard, DSW, LCSW, LCADC
Preferred Name: Debra
I have expertise in treating trauma and substance use disorders. I integrate EMDR with Sensorimotor Psychotherapy in my work with clients. I am a trained yoga teacher and use body based modalities with clients when appropriate.
Education & Experience
I have both a Masters and Doctor of Social Work degree from Rutgers University. I have over 15 years of experience working with adults and adolescents in inpatient, residential, outpatient and private practice settings.
Professional & Volunteer Affiliations
*Complex Trauma Treatment Affiliate Complex Trauma Treatment and Training Network Boston, Massachusetts *Affiliate, Rutgers Center of Alcohol and Substance Use Studies, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey *Affiliate, National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Alcohol/Substance Abuse
- Domestic Violence
- Mood Disorders
- Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Sexual Abuse
- Stress Management
- Traumatic Incident