Last edited 12/11/2023

Ruth Young LCSW

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
Headshot of Ruth Young Licensed Clinical Social Worker

General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Ruth Ritchie Young is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, who has been practicing for the past 30 years in the therapeutic profession. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Masters in Social Work. Ruth's approach to your mental wellness is individualized to include several evidenced based approaches. Her main areas of focus include CBT, DBT, Insight, family systems and EMDR. In her spare time, she is an avid reader, enjoys kayaking around NOVA waterways, and spending time with family.



Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


General Expertise


Relationship Issues


Child mental health

Life transitions


Veterans' issues

Women's issues

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP


Elevance Health

Evernorth Health Services


Magellan Health


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Marriage and Family Therapy


  • Virginia, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 904010467


Virginia Commonwealth University

Online Therapy

Office at 7051 Heathcote Village Way, Gainesville, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Ruth Young, LCSW

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Ruth Young, LCSW, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Ruth Young accepting new clients?

Yes, Ruth Young is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at 7051 Heathcote Village Way, Suite 115, Gainesville, VA, 20155.

Does Ruth Young accept insurance?

Yes, Ruth Young accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna EAP, ComPsych, Elevance Health, Evernorth Health Services, Humana, Magellan Health and MediNcrease Health Plans.

Does Ruth Young offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Ruth Young offers in-person appointments at 7051 Heathcote Village Way, Suite 115, Gainesville, VA, 20155.

Does Ruth Young offer online therapy?

Yes, Ruth Young offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Ruth Young?

Ruth Young typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Ruth Young speak?

Ruth Young conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Ruth Young online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Ruth Young online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.