Omar Ruiz

LMFT

Omar Ruiz

LMFT

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 1475
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $175 per 45 minute session
Evening Availability

Offices

11 River Street
2nd Floor
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481

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My Approach to Helping

As a Marriage & Family Therapist, my speciality is helping those with relationship issues. Regardless what stage you are in (single, dating, engaged, or married), Below are the different services I provide:

Relationship Counseling - This service is geared towards individuals who struggle with relationships, whether its between your family, friends, coworkers or significant other. What I provide is a space for individuals to reflect on their relational struggles, learn how to build skills that would enhance the relationships around you and discover best ways to improve your interaction with others that will bring out the best in you.

Couples Therapy - This service is geared towards any couple (from dating to seasoned couples) that are struggling with the basic relationship issues (i.e. communication, trust, expectations, social media, intimacy, etc). This service is designed to help couples learn how to enhance their communication skills so that when they continue to grow, they are well equipt to face whatever challenge that life may throw their way.

Premarital Counseling - This service is for engaged couples who are dealing with stress and issues that show up when preparing for marriage. During premarital counseling sessions, engaged couples will discuss topics such as wedding planning stress, differences in values that may cause issues (i.e. political or religious beliefs, having children, cohabiting, etc), conversations around life after the wedding, etc. This service can also be provided to individuals who may experience cold feet (anxiousness or worry prior to the wedding).

Marriage Counseling - This is for newlyweds and seasoned married couples. This service is designed to explore the aspects of married life and how to move through difficulties around marriage expectation (i.e. raising and discipling children, finanical decisions or hardship, marital affaris, divorceseperation, etc).

Family Therapy - This is specifically for parents of teens. Whether you struggle with coparenting or just not sure how to handle the emotional rollercoaster that comes with raising a teenager, this service is to help breakdown communication issues, as a way to enhance family bonding, learn effective parentingcoparenting techniques, and address concerning or problematic behaviors. Family sessions (unlike couples) can be broken down to best address all aspects of the family (i.e. sessions with parents only, teen only, parent & teen, siblings only, or entire family [even if it is important to incorporate extended family members such as uncles, aunts, cousins or grandparents]).

Thoughout the past 10 years, I have received advanced clinical training and gained years of professional counseling skills. This has helped me develop helpful approaches to helping those with relationship & family issues. Through this experience, I provide all my clients with effective strategies, evidence-based techniques and tools to help them live healthier and happier lives.

Want to learn more about me or my services? Visit my website (www.talkthinkthrive.com) or give me a call directly to discuss your relationship issues and how I can be of help to you.

More Info About My Practice

Due to COVID-19, all sessions will be conducted online via telehealth (HIPAA compliant video conferencing platform). Scheduled appointments can be done on Monday through Thursday only. Both afternoon & evening timeslots are available.

The Duration and Frequency of Therapy

Many couples & families ask how long will it take to make things better. In short, it all depends on four (4) aspects:

1) Time - How much time are you willing to commit to the process of change?
2) Energy - Are you willing to invest your energy in a slow process that may take months to see progress?
3) Committment - How committed you are to yourself, your spouse, partner or family to see whether your & their behavior, actions, or responses will change?
4) Situation - Does your specific situation (i.e. divorce, seperation, infidelity, trauma, history of abuse or violence, illness, death, family conflict, etc) feel so challenging that the thought of enduring any more pain or hurt has you feeling worried that things won't be different?

In short, counseling services with me may last between 3 to 9 months. This is all depending on how often you see me (once a week or biweekly), whether you implement some of the strategies discussed in the sessions, and how open you & your partner, spouse or family are to commit to the process of change.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Groups I Work With

    • Teens (13-17 yrs old)
    • Young Adults (18-22 yrs old)
    • Young Professionals (23-29 yrs old)
    • Couples (Dating, Engaged, or Married)
    • Families (Nuclear Family, Extended Family, Step Families, & Single Parents)

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Inadequacy
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Jealousy
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Parenting
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
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