Joy Rutto, LPC

Joy Rutto, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor deeply passionate about helping and serving others. Interested in working with adolescents and adults, Joy strives to be truly empathetic in her approach to client sessions.

Joy obtained her LPC license in Kansas in 2016 and is currently working toward clinical licensure. Her educational background includes an M.A. in Counseling from MidAmerica Nazarene University, an M.A. in Sociology from UCM, and a B.Ed. from Kenyatta University in Kenya.

With a diverse professional history, Joy has honed her skills in various settings. She has served in healthcare, including nursing homes and assisted living facilities, where she provided compassionate care to residents. In child welfare, Joy worked with high-risk families, offering support and advocacy to prevent out-of-home placements for children. She has also attended family court proceedings to provide assistance and support.

In her practice, Joy utilizes principles of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD – emphasizing trauma-informed care and crisis management techniques.

Through her dedication to seeing her clients move towards their goals, Joy is committed to empowering individuals and families to foster mental wellness.

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7501 College Blvd., Suite 250
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