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Ruth Felt, MA Intern

Master's Professional Counselor Intern

Attending Concordia University in Irving, California
Supervised by Regina Zabel, LCSW, ACSW



AGES 11 - 99

About Ruth

Ruth Felt is a compassionate third-year graduate student at Concordia University Irvine, actively pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Complementing her academic pursuits, Ruth holds an MA in Intercultural Communication from Wheaton College and is a dedicated member of the American Counseling Association.

With a rich background, Ruth's 15 years in China provided her with a global perspective and deep appreciation for cultural differences. This experience uniquely equipped her to understand language challenges, culture stress, and life adjustments, emphasizing the intricate interplay between context and mental health.

Ruth's coaching training, coupled with her global experience, has shaped her therapeutic approach focused on personal growth, empowerment, and goal ownership. She is passionate about helping individuals recognize their inherent worth and unique place in the world, fostering an environment of respect for diverse backgrounds, religions, and lifestyles.

Engaging actively in the therapy process, Ruth believes in addressing inward thoughts, emotions, outward relationships, and environment to bring about holistic change. Taking the first step toward wellness through therapy is an empowering journey, and Ruth is committed to guiding individuals through it.


In addition to her academic pursuits, Ruth volunteers in various capacities, including facilitating Bible lessons at Grayson United Methodist Church and leading virtual discussion and support groups on depression and well-being through Velvet Ashes Remote. Her extensive experience as an English Instructor in China further demonstrates her commitment to education, cultural understanding, and mental well-being.


Currently working towards her Masters in Mental Health Counseling with a 4.0 GPA at Concordia University Irvine, Ruth has completed extensive coursework in psychopathology, counseling skills, trauma counseling, and social and cultural foundations. Her coaching skills certificate from Coaching Mission International adds a valuable layer to her therapeutic approach, emphasizing goal setting, questioning, listening skills, and creating a supportive change environment.

Ruth's professional journey is marked by mentorship, cultural competency, and a sincere dedication to fostering mental well-being. She combines her diverse skills and experiences to create a warm and trusting therapeutic relationship, guiding individuals on their path to wellness.

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