Seasons Therapy

Times are tough, people aren’t.

Qualifications

Ruth Dombrowski

LISW, DCSW
ruthdom@comcast.net

Qualifications for Ruth Dombrowski, Clinical Social Worker:
Licensed Independent Social Worker, #5050
Licensed Independent Social Worker Supervisor
Diplomat of Clinical Social Work
Substance Use Disorder Specialist
Sex Therapy Specialist

Education for Ruth Dombrowski, Clinical Social Worker:
Bachelor of Arts, Western New England College
Master of Social Work, Salem State University

Professional Experience for Ruth Dombrowski, Clinical Social Worker:
Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, Mobile Crisis, Mental Health Center, Health Department, Family Support Services, Private Practice, Board of Directors of Faces and Voices of Recovery (www.favorsc.org), Addictions Therapist, professionally trained Sex Therapist

Areas of Expertise for Ruth Dombrowski, Clinical Social Worker:
Addiction, Sexual Issues, Couple, Family and Parenting Issues, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Anger Management, Trauma, Grief and Loss, Divorce

Ethics
Ms. Dombrowski follows the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers and the South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Board of Social Work Examiners (LISW) and therapists. She also follows the SC code for Certified Addictions Counselors (CACII.) These ethical codes include the way in which social workers, counselors or therapists interact with their clients. Examples of ethical behavior expected of all social workers and addictions counselors are taken from the Code of Ethics.

Code of Ethics
Conflicts of Interest. 1.06 (b)
“Social workers should not take unfair advantage of any professional relationship or exploit others to further their personal, religious, political, or business interests.”
Privacy and Confidentiality 1.07(b)
“Social workers may disclose confidential information when appropriate with valid consent from a client or a person legally authorized to consent on behalf of a client.”
Sexual Conduct 1.09 (b)
“…sexual intimacy between a practitioner (LISW or CACII) and a client is never acceptable.”

 

If you have questions about my training or experience please do not hesitate to ask me.

Thank You,
Ruth Dombrowski, LISW, DCSW, AASECT Seasons Therapy
Licensed Independent Social Worker “To Everything there is a season”
Diplomat of Clinical Social Work