Patricia A. Ruddy, M. Ed., MFT continued to pursue academic challenges and earned a license as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida in 1993. She then began some private practice, providing psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and families, along with individuals, couples, and groups dealing with a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, codependency, grief, substance abuse, and adult survivors of abuse.
Patricia A. Ruddy, M. Ed., MFT relocated back to her home state as she continued to work with children, adolescents, and families. She again met challenges and received a license as a Professional Counselor in Pennsylvania in 2002.