Dr. Ruth Ouzts Moore is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She has 18 years experience in mental health counseling with an area of specialty in counseling children and adolescents, particularly those who have experienced abuse and trauma. She has worked in community mental health agencies, private practice, and in-patient/residential facilities. She has also provided counseling, consultation, training, and crisis intervention in schools. Dr. Moore is a graduate of the Association for Play Therapy Leadership Academy. She has also served on numerous committees for several professional organizations, including the American Counseling Association and the Association for Play Therapy. Dr. Moore is a frequent presenter at the state, national, and international levels on topics such as parental alienation and high conflict divorce, abuse/trauma, play therapy, courtroom testimony, creative counseling techniques, and legal and ethical issues. Dr. Moore has authored peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and other scholarly literature. She is called regularly to serve as an expert witness in criminal, chancery, circuit, and family court for her involvement in cases with children who have experienced physical and sexual abuse, parental alienation, and custody and visitation issues.

Dr. Moore offers a variety of workshops:

  • Self-mutilation and suicide
  • Divorce/ parental alienation
  • Courtroom Testimony, expert witness training
  • Multidisciplinary teamwork in legal and mental health settings
  • Forensic Ethics
  • Play Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Assessing and Treating Sexually Abused Children
  • Parenting workshops (workshops for parents and workshops for professionals who work with parents)
  • Anger Management
  • Creative Counseling Techniques
  • Play therapy
  • Wellness/Self Care
  • Corporate wellness
  • Vicarious Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Family Counseling Issues
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Classroom/Behavior Management (teachers, principals, school counselors, and administrators)
  • Bullying/Cyberbullying

Dr. Moore will be your partner in designing a workshop that meets your needs. Many professionals have consulted with me about the agenda, design and flow of the meeting. Let Dr. Moore create an unforgettable experience for you.