Work with Ruah Woods Institute

Ruah Woods Institute offers resources for growing in your God-given identity, written in language made for today’s world.

At Ruah Woods Institute, we’re proud to have a life-giving community of people working together to provide high-quality Theology of the Body instruction across the nation. We’re always interested in meeting others who would like to share in our mission! Below, you’ll find a list of the current career opportunities open at Ruah Woods Institute. 

Ruah Woods Psychological Services has a Job Posting for a Therapist.

Ruah Woods Psychological Services (RWPS) has one immediate opening and multiple possible openings for later in 2024.

RWPS is the healing branch of Ruah Woods Institute, developer of the world’s first K-12 Theology of the Body Curriculum. The mission of RWPS is to integrate the best of psychological science and the truths of the Catholic faith to empower men and women to more fully embrace and live out their vocation to love.

The immediate opening is for a full-time therapist based in our main office in the Western Hills area of Cincinnati, OH. The therapist will enjoy office space on a beautiful, wooded property. They will have access to the Blessed Sacrament and Mass onsite. They will work collaboratively with other Catholic mental health professionals who are actively pursuing professional excellence and to increasingly infuse their work with the truths of the Catholic faith. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with training and experience. Ruah Woods offers a generous benefits package including relocation assistance if needed.

The ideal candidate would have a passion for excellence in marital therapy, ideally using the Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy model as well as an ability to work clinically with children and families using relational, expressive, systemic, and/or depth-oriented approaches.

Additional characteristics and qualifications include:

•Graduate degree in mental health practice.
•Licensed or license-eligible in the state of Ohio to practice psychology or a related mental health professional.
 •Extensive knowledge of and formation in Catholic anthropology, morality, and spirituality.
 •Proven clinical skills with a wide range of patient populations.
 •Generally operates from a relational, depth-oriented approach to psychotherapy but is able to integrate skills and interventions from a variety of models.

•Training, experience, and interest in (at least some of the following, the more the better):
o Marital therapy (Emotionally Focused Therapy preferred)
o Child & Family therapy (e.g., play therapy, attachment-focused therapy, etc. )
o Adult therapy for anxiety disorders
o Adult therapy for complex PTSD
o Adult therapy for behavioral addictions

 •Life-long learner with a passion for professional development and increasing competence.
 •Highly motivated self-starter who can cultivate and actively maintain a caseload entailing at least 26 hours per week of direct clinical service.
 •Strong commitment to practice according to current ethical and legal standards.
 •Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate as a team member.

Interested parties may seek more information from or submit a CV or resume and cover letter to:
 Dr. Andrew Sodergren

There are no specific openings for the curriculum & training/formation branch of Ruah Woods Institute at this time, but we would love to hear from you, if you are interested in joining our mission-oriented team.

Send resume and cover letter to:

Courtney Brown, Executive Director of Ruah Woods Institute either via email or regular mail:

ATTN: Courtney Brown
Ruah Woods Institute
6675 Wesselman Road
Cincinnati, OH 45248

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