Ruth McKercher, Ph.D. - Community Psychiatry

Ruth McKercher, Ph.D.

Ruth McKercher, PH.D. is a licensed psychologist practicing in San Diego. She received her Ph.D. in 2003 from the San Diego campus of California School of Professional Psychology. Ruth has been working in the field of mental health since 1989. Her work has included residential treatment facilities for teenagers, crisis centers, psychiatric hospitals, community clinics, and clinical trial research coordination. Her primary practice has been in the treatment of mood disorders; depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders. Dr. McKercher uses experienced based practices whenever possible when working with individuals in therapy. She is familiar with the 12-steps and works with those committed to their recovery. She has received training in Cognitive Therapy, Contemporary Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Sand Tray Therapy, Family Therapy, and holds a certificate in Older Adult Mental Health.

She works with adults of all ages and some older adolescents,
Dr. McKercher is a member of the San Diego Psychological Association and American Psychological Association.


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