Ruth Ann VanDenTop, LMHC, LPC, NCC

EMDR Certified Therapist

Education & Experience

BS, Psychology; ISU; MSE, Community Mental Health Counseling/ Secondary School Counseling, Drake University; Completion of Basic EMDR Training 2011; Continuing Education in areas of: Complex Trauma; Dissociative Disorders; Somatic Experiencing; Hypnotherapy; Addiction Treatment with EMDR; Treating Borderline PD with DBT and EMDR; Somatic interventions with EMDR; Attachment Trauma Treatment and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Treatment with EMDR

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Mental Health Counselors Association National Board of Certified Counselors

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Magellan Health
  • UnitedHealth