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Ruth Wilgress
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT

Ruth Wilgress

Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT (she, her)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
241 Brock Street, Gravenhurst, ON P1P
Waitlist for new clients
Let's Connect (249) 501-9160
Children, teens and adults of all ages with a variety of issues come to see me for issues such as, trauma, anxiety/stress, depression, attachment issues, grief/loss, relationship difficulties, behavioural challenges, low self-esteem/confidence/self identity, life transitions, separation, eating disorders, sexual and physical assault, PTSD, and a variety of other issues. I am a registered psychotherapist, expressive arts therapist and certified play therapist. I use a strength-based, collaborative approach and use a variety of integrative evidence-based therapeutic techniques.
I use a variety of creative,compassionate, gentle and strength-based approaches to make the therapy process less threatening and more effective. I have training and experience with children, teens and adults with trauma and provide a variety of therapy approaches such as; Safe and Sounds, CBT, IFS, play therapy, creative arts therapy and narrative therapy.
I believe that change happens when people are given a safe supportive outlet to be themselves free of judgement. I collaboratively work with clients to help them establish and work toward their goals to heal and move forward. I offer a therapeutic space of creativity, emotional safety and compassion with a gentle engaging approach to awareness & healing.
Call or Ruth Wilgress now for a free 15 minute consultation - (249) 501-9160

My Practice at a Glance

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Forest And The Trees Counselling Services

241 Brock Street

Gravenhurst, ON P1P

(249) 501-9160
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety and Depression 
$140 Per Session  
I see individuals and families  
Let's Connect (249) 501-9160

My Practice at a Glance

Waitlist. Contact to join the list for in-person and online therapy.

Forest And The Trees Counselling Services

241 Brock Street

Gravenhurst, ON P1P

(249) 501-9160
I specialize in Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety and Depression 
$140 Per Session  
I see individuals and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $140
  • Couple Sessions $200
  • Pay by ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Cheque, Paypal
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by Province of Ontario / 003560 Ruth Wilgress
  • In Practice for 11 Years
  • Certificate from C.R.E.A.T.E. Institute Canada Expressive Arts Therapy / 2010
  • Certificate from Canadian Association for Play Therapy PT-ON 1247 / 2022
  • Certificate from CRPO 003560 / 2015
  • Attended C.R.E.A.T.E Institute, Graduated 2010
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Expertise

  • Anger Management
  • Autism
  • Behavioural Issues
  • Bisexual
  • Child
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • foster care placements, life transitions
  • Grief
  • grief and loss
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT
Do these issues align with your needs? or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT

Endorsement

Shelley C. Taylor
Shelley C. Taylor
Registered PsychotherapistPhD RP
Ruth is a warm and sensitive therapist who is deeply attuned to the needs of her clients. As an experienced therapist, she has an gentle, unbiased approach and knows what is needed to ensure a safe space for healing.

Client Focus

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Family

Communities

Body Positivity
Gay Allied
Queer Allied
Transgender Allied

Age

Toddler
Children (6 to 10)
Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Family

Communities

Body Positivity
Gay Allied
Queer Allied
Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioural (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Developmental dyadic therapy, Theraplay,
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Gestalt
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Jungian
  • Multicultural
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sandplay
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT

Location

Primary Location

Forest And The Trees Counselling Services

241 Brock Street

Gravenhurst, ON P1P

(249) 501-9160

Nearby Areas

Postal Codes

Call for a free consultation now - (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT
Call for a free consultation now - (249) 501-9160
Ruth Wilgress
Registered Psychotherapist, BA, RP, ExAT, CPT
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2024