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Ru Nataraj, APSW, MSW

Ru Nataraj, APSW, MSW


Ru Nataraj is a passionately dedicated trauma therapist (ages 18 and up), with a special emphasis on exploring and understanding racial trauma.   Alongside her commitment to racial trauma, Ru effectively handles issues related to PTSD,  attachment, self-esteem, occupational stress, anxiety, life transitions, and relational difficulties. She also has a special interest in the dynamics of parenting and co-parenting. 


Trained in diverse modalities like DBT, CBT, ACT, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, Gottman Level 1, Motivational Interviewing, and IFS, Ru adopts a dynamic, strengths-based approach that is tailored to each client’s unique journey. She is currently undergoing EMDR training and will be starting EMDR sessions in the coming months. 

Service facilitation:

As a service facilitator, Ru collaborates closely with clients to identify and prioritize their personal goals. She is dedicated to fostering a growth mindset and empowering clients to enact the changes they desire in their lives. Her aim is to create a supportive, empathetic, and safe space conducive to exploration and healing. Believing strongly in a process that is driven by the client’s strengths and values, Ru focuses on building emotional well-being and resilience.  

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