Counseling

Individual, family, and couples therapy available

Consultation

Individual and group supervision is available for social workers

Education

Presentations are available for a variety of topics

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Suzi Rutti, MSW, LISW-S (she/her/hers)

Suzanne (Suzi) Rutti, MSW, LISW-S is a Clinical Social Worker that specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults who have experienced a range of traumatic events. She is trained in a variety of evidence-based practices, including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She has presented to numerous local and national audiences on the importance of providing trauma-informed care to community members. She provides clinical supervision and EMDR consultation as an EMDRIA Approved Consultant to clinicians, and co-facilitates the Children Affected by Violence Task Force of Central Ohio. Suzi is a faculty member with The Institute for Creative Mindfulness and provides EMDR training in Central Ohio.  Previous experience includes employment as a trauma therapist at the Mount Carmel Crime & Trauma Assistance Program, and treatment coordinator in the partial hospitalization program at St. Vincent Family Centers.

Contact: 

Phone:  (614) 398-1927

Email:  suzanne.rutti@gmail.com

Insurance:  Caresource, OH Health, Medical Mutual Ohio, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Molina, United Behavioral Health, UMR, Aetna, OSU, Paramount, Tricare, Multiplan, Value Options, Magellan, EAP, Private Pay

Additional Clinicians:

Abigail Hust, MSW, LISW-S (she/her/hers)

Abigail Hust, MSW, LISW-S is a Clinical Social Worker specializing in sex therapy and treatment of adolescents, couples and adults.  Abigail utilizes a sex positive approach to work with all people on exploring and developing a healthy sense of self.  She has experience treating a variety of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma and post-traumatic stress.  Sex therapy encompasses a variety of concerns, including communication, desire discrepancy, sexual dissatisfaction or identity concerns.  Abigail is inclusive to all lifestyles, abilities, identities and relational styles/preferences.  She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and is receiving advanced training in sex therapy. 

Contact: 

Phone:  (614) 636-3127

Email:  abigail.rutticounseling@gmail.com

Private Pay only

 

Beth Wilmer, MSW, LISW-S (she/her/hers)

Beth Wilmer, MSW, LISW-S is a Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults.  Beth has a trauma-informed approach and applies a strengths-based perspective in her work with clients.  Beth has experience working with clients struggling with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, self-esteem issues, relationship issues, as well as behavioral concerns.  Beth provides clients with a safe and supportive environment to work toward healing, empowerment and reaching client-centered goals.  Beth uses various techniques and approaches, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Interventions.  Beth is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and is Level 2 trained in iRest yoga nidra, a form of meditation practice that supports psychological, physical and spiritual healing.

Contact: 

Phone:  (614) 721-0444

Email:  beth.rutticounseling@gmail.com

Insurance:  Medical Mutual Ohio, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, OH Health, Magellan, Private Pay

Kimberly Johnson-Smith, MSW, LISW-S (she/her/hers)

Kimberly Johnson-Smith, LISW-S, is a Clinical Social Worker specializing in the treatment of adolescents and adults.  Kim uses a wholistic and strengths-based approach in working with clients to help them achieve greater health and well-being.  Kim has a great deal of experience working with trauma and uses a trauma-informed approach.  Kim was trained from a psychodynamic perspective, is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and also incorporates mindfulness practices.  Kim has experience helping clients with a variety of challenges, including anxiety, depression, PTSD, self-esteem and relationship issues.  Kim provides a collaborative, supportive and safe therapeutic relationship within which clients can move toward greater flexibility and integration in their lives.

Contact: 

Phone:  (614) 859-0783

Email:  kimberly.rutticounseling@gmail.com

Insurance:  Medical Mutual Ohio, OH Health, Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Magellan, Private Pay

 

Services

How we can help

Individual, family, and couples therapy is available for children, teens, and adults facing a variety of presenting issues.  Treatment techniques include Trauma-Focused Cognitive  Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Sex Therapy, and Mindfulness-Based Approaches.

Treatment Concerns:

Attachment
Adoption
Trauma/PTSD
Grief/Loss
Significant life events
Relationship issues
Divorce
Pre-verbal trauma
Family changes
Anxiety
Depression
Chronic trauma
Dissociation
LGBTQ issues
Addictions/impulse control
Terminal illness
Pain                                                                                Sexual Dissatisfaction
Abuse (emotional/physical/sexual)
Sexual assault

What is EMDR Therapy?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy is an evidence-based approach that utilizes an eight-phase protocol to address past memories, present triggers and future events. The therapy supports the processing of thoughts, memories and emotions that have become “stuck” in the brain’s memory due to stressful event(s). Effective treatment decreases body responses to trauma reminders, and supports shifts in positive thinking related to stressful life events.

For additional information:

EMDR International Association description of EMDR Therapy

EMDR Research

For information about EMDR Therapy Trainings:

EMDR Therapy Training with Suzi Rutti, LISW-S

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What is Sex Therapy?

Sex therapy is a therapeutic lens that focuses on sexual health or concerns. Sex therapy can be for individuals or couples and includes treatment of other mental health concerns. Some common reasons individuals seek sex therapy include:  sexual shame, identity exploration or concern, sexual functioning, desire concerns, kinks/fetishes or disability impacting sex. Couples may seek sex therapy for desire discrepancy, infidelity, poor communication or sexual dissatisfaction.

Sex therapy sessions look like typical mental health counseling, it is simply an additional lens to include the importance of sexual health and well-being on overall physical and mental health.

There is no physical contact between the therapist and client during a sex therapy session.

To schedule a consultation with Abigail, please contact abigail.rutticounseling@gmail.com or (614) 636-3127

Consultation

Suzi is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Certified Therapist.

Individual and group supervision is available for social workers and EMDR clinicians.

EMDR consultation is available for clinicians pursuing EMDR certification.  Basic training consultation is available to clinicians who attended training through the Institute for Creative Mindfulness.

EMDR Consultation Groups and Rates 2019

Secondary Trauma Awareness Resilience and Support (STARS)

Agency On-Site Programs

Advanced EMDR Therapy Training

Upcoming Live Presentations in Columbus, Ohio:

EMDR Therapy Refresher (6 CEUS) October 4, 2019: Registration & Information 

Ethics and Supervision & EMDR Therapy (6 CEUS) November 15, 2019: Registration & Information

Using EMDR Therapy with Children: Tools & Tricks (12 CEUS) December 6th-7th, 2019: Registration & Information  

Distance Learning:

Ethics in EMDR Therapy (3 CEUS): Registration & Information

Supervision & Consultation in EMDR Therapy (3 CEUS): Registration & Information

Ethics & Supervision in EMDR Therapy in EMDR Therapy (3 CEUS): Registration & Information

EMDR Therapy Refresher (6 CEUS) : Coming soon!

Education

Presentations are available for a variety of topics, including:

Impact of Trauma on Children
Navigating Relationships in the Aftermath of Trauma
Sexual Violence on Campus
Trauma-Informed Care
Children and Trauma: Implications for Schools
Supporting Survivors of Trauma through Systems
Understanding Self-Harm

Advanced EMDR Therapy Topics:

Ethics & Supervision in EMDR Therapy
EMDR Therapy Refresher
Using EMDR Therapy with Children: Tools & Tricks

Payment

We make it convenient for you

Most insurance plans are accepted.  Please contact your insurance plan prior to your first appointment to determine your copayment and/or deductible due at session.  Cash, check, and credit/HSA cards are accepted.

Most Insurance plans accepted (see individual clinician bios for specific coverage)

Aetna
Anthem
United Healthcare
Caresource
Caresource Just4Me
NGS
Medical Mutual
EAP
Self-Pay
Multiplan
Ohio Health
BDA
Value Options

Paramount

Tricare

OSU

 

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P: 614-398-1927
suzanne.rutti@gmail.com

Location

Suzi Rutti is located at:
1200 W. 5th Ave. Ste 102D
Columbus, OH 43212

Parking is available at the rear of the building that is accessible by Meadow Road

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