Ms. Ruth L Goldsmith, MSW, LCSW

Preferred Name: Ruth

Online Therapy

About Me

EMDR trained therapist with a good sense of humor and well rounded education. I am also trained in Emotion Focused Couple Therapy, Sex Therapy and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. I seek to bring compassion and expertise to clients’ struggles.

Education & Experience

Masters Degree in Social Work from Rutgers University in 2000. Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin in 1990. 10 Years teaching sexuality education, 18 years as a licensed clinical social worker. See above for post graduate training. Additionally, I participate in weekly clinical consultation so that I am not practicing in a void.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Sexuality Information and Education Counsel of the US. American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. International Center for Excellence in Emotion Focused Therapy.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved


  • English
  • Spanish


  • Sliding Scale

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