Ellen Rugg


I've been practicing for decades now, and still love my work as much as when I started.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Seattle, WA

  • Individual
  • Group

About My Clients

I often work with well-functioning people who are motivated toward change, healing and self-growth. My first priority with a new client is to build a non-judgmental, trusting therapeutic alliance. I'm interactive in sessions; my style is warm. I love my work and consider it a privilege to be part of the therapeutic change process.

My Background and Approach

*MSW: University of Buffalo 1987*/*MA Psychology: University of Buffalo 1994*/ *Doctoral Studies: University of Washington 1996-1997*/ *Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker*/ *WA State Certified Clinical Supervisor*

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I was influenced by the women's movement, and identify as a feminist. I believe we're all connected; I strive to treat all people with kindness, compassion and respect.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health

At A Glance

  • Experience: 33 years of practice
  • Rate: $140 - 220/session


206-547-7844 Email Ellen
4511 Densmore Ave N
Suite B
Seattle, WA 98103

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