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About Ruth Cohen Kubicek


Ruth Cohen Kubicek is a Psychotherapist in Private Practice in Edwardsville, Illinois. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, and two Masters Degrees in Social Work and Educational Counseling from Washington University. In addition, Ruth completed post graduate training at the Advanced Psychodynamic Program at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Society. She  is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and a yoga teacher.


Ruth’s career began at A.I.D. Inc. of Collinsville, directing a drug abuse prevention and intervention program, as well as implementing Operation Snowball and a volunteer training program.  Ruth then became the Program Director of the Adolescent Chemical Dependency at Piasa Health Care, followed by becoming the Clinical Supervisor at Gateway Foundation in Belleville, Illinois.  Since 1986 Ruth has been seeing patients in her Private Practice in Edwardsville, Illinois. Over the past 35 years, Ruth has provided individual and group psychotherapy, as well as provided training in Coping Skills, Finding Inner Peace, and Transforming Eating Obsessions 



Ruth provides individual and group therapy, specializing in the treatment of Mood Disorders, Addictions, Eating Disorders and Relationship Issues. Ruth works with:


  • Coping Skills

  • Finding Inner Peace

  • Relationship Issues                                      

  • Spirituality 

  • Hypnotherapy

  • Anxiety 

  • Loss or Grief

  • Self Esteem

Group is currently full


1) Learn and practice coping skills to overcome overeating

2) Learn why we overeat and get support from group members

3) Learn how to reduce shame and increase self-compassion

4) Learn and practice mindfulness eating

5) Learn and practice hunger monitoring techniques

6) Learn and practice healthy mantras and self-talk

7) Weekly accountability and encouragement

8) Do the Inner Work necessary to overcome resistance and obstacles

9) Find alternative healthy ways to cope with life other than overeating


Ruth's Yoga Schedule:

Edwardsville YMCA, Neibur Center
Tuesdays and Thursdays     8:30 - 9:30 AM

Saturday.                              10:30 - 11:30 AM

Private yoga sessions by appointment 

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