Ruslan Ivanov, MHC

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Ruslan Ivanov earned his graduate degree in Clinical Psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  He is a bilingual (English and Russian) therapist who has experience in individual psychotherapy, as well as group therapy.  Ruslan is also a part-time adjunct professor at Saint Francis College, where he teaches classes in psychology and child development. Ruslan's previous experience includes providing therapy to college students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Kingsborough Community College. There, he has co-facilitated mindfulness meditation groups for faculty, staff and students. In addition, Ruslan has provided services to the individuals at the Community Guidance Center in Pennsylvania.

Ruslan has also worked with individuals who have severe mental health conditions at Brooklyn Community Services, a non-profit organization committed to empowering at-risk children, youth, and families who have mental illness or developmental disabilities. He also volunteered at Hopeful Hearts, a center of hope for grieving children, adolescents and their families where he co-facilitated a grief group and provided emotional support for bereaved families.

Ruslan’s interventions are based on an integrative and holistic approach, and each session is tailored to the unique needs of every client. He utilizes evidence based cognitive-behavioral, feminist, mindfulness-centered, body-oriented, and positive psychology approaches. Ruslan has a lifelong passion for spiritual growth and mind-body connection. Through this lens, he aims to help clients gain a better understanding of their life purpose, and overcome obstacles along the way.