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I do not take notes during sessions as I believe this breaks the flow of conversation.

I consider clients to be full partners in the healing process, and learn much from their many and varied experiences.

How I Work: Counselling: Short-term, solution-focused, structured with easy-to-remember sc...

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Today I assisted a matric learner who would like to study social work at one of the two Universities in the Johannesburg area
I gave her an outline of what to expect from student life the university faculty and the subjects she would be expected to take
We explored her motivation for wanting to s...

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A social worker needs to build rapport with clients, (via self-disclosure - know, like and trust factor) so the client is willing to open up to them and to provide any and all information about her problem/situation

Using theory in practice can help social workers create a treatment plan, incre...

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a month ago
Ruth Katz is an honest lady. She has been extremely helpful with the information that I wished to find out from her. If you're looking for someone to talk to about their profession as a Social Worker, then Ruth Katz is your best bet. Thank you for being so helpful!
- Emma S
a year ago
Ruth is a dedicated social worker with many years of experience and knowledge. She is truly an asset to the profession of social work and to the mental health field in general. Recommended for supervision and professional support.
- Hila C
3 years ago
This morning we had a thought provoking discussion: "The role of social work in a digital world". We explored how different aspects of Social Media, such as Apps, Blogs, Google, Facebook and Websites can assist in marketing our services and communicating with clients. We realised the importance and need of training to help social workers positioning themselves to even expand their services through these platforms.
- Jathniel v

Ruth Katz Consulting Social Worker

I have been a social worker and mental health professional for many years,


* Anger Management I help clients with Adult ADHD Bipolar Mood Disorder feel more in control of their emotions 

* Life Coaching  I help clients to develop
  1. more clarity about which life direction they want to take in future

  1. Individual, Couple and Family Counselling  I assist clients to gain more insight into how their relationships work

* Parental Guidance Workshops I use a modified version of the Step Course I learned while working at Johannesburg Child Welfare Society

* Stress Management  I help clients get more in control of their emotions

Supervision & Consultation to Colleagues - for colleagues & students to understand their own and their clients’ needs more fully

* Workshops mental Health Professionals -  Adult Children of Alcoholics  To upskill their knowledge of the dynamics of dysfunctional households -

*Social Media Strategising I help mental health professionals create an ethical online marketing presence

* Computer Training for Seniors

* Cash Practice

* All Medical Aids also accepted

and serve mainly Adult Children of Alcoholics, Sufferers of Bipolar Mood Disorder and Stroke Survivors.

I facilitate self-help workshops for Bipolar Mood Disorder Sufferers and Training Workshops for other Mental Health Professions on the topic of the Adult Child of the Alcoholic.

* Computer Training for Seniors
* Cash & Medical Aids Accepted

* Telephone: +27 (011)485-0800
* Cell: 079-728-6827
* Fax: 086-670-9686


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  • 011 485 0800
  • 079 728 6827


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