Michael Ruben: Relationship Counselor (He/Him)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
 therapist: Michael Ruben: Relationship Counselor,
In-Person in Boston, MA 02116
Online in Massachusetts
While attentively listening to your thoughts and feelings, I provide you feedback and insight to begin to address your issues and help you make changes towards a calmer and more fulfilling life. I offer you new ideas and solutions, using evidence based therapies combined with customized exercises, reading and journaling so you can regain happiness and confidence in your life. Most of my clients are pleasantly surprised by the comfort, the ease, the connection and the wisdom they find in our visits. I provide a complimentary 15 minute visit so you can better understand my approach and have your questions answered.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult, Young Adult

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focus Therapy
  • Family Systems
Approach Description: I work collaboratively with you,using an integrative model tailored to your needs. My approach includes acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, compassion focused therapy and family systems therapy.

Education & Credentials

Michael Ruben: Relationship Counselor LICSW
  • Male
  • License # 101866
  • Licensed in MA
  • Practicing Since 1990
Education: I have BA in psychology from Oberlin College and a Master's in Clinical Social Work from Columbia University with advanced training in Family Systems Therapy.


  • Average Session Fee $175
  • Out of Network
  • Spring Health and Modern Health are accepted

Michael Ruben: Relationship Counselor Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Boston, MA 02116
  • Available Online for residents of Massachusetts
  • Online Therapy Details: Zoom or Doxy.me
Michael Ruben: Relationship Counselor Practice Description
Our happiness is directly related to our relationships with our significant others. Are you wanting to recapture the love and spark you once shared? Are you seeking to feel heard or understood, or often in conflict? Are you dealing with sexual issues or an affair? With a wealth of experience, I can help you find solutions to re-establish connection and passionate love. Combining Gottman and Family Systems, I work with couples to resolve conflicts, improve communication, cultivate trust and intimacy, enhance sexual chemistry and romance, and become compassionate partners. I am engaging, active and attentive in our work together. I specialize in couples and relationship therapy to enhance your relationship. I have helped clients with sexual desire and performance issues, premarital counseling and recovery from affairs.I work with individuals to help them be better partners, and deal with commitment and abandonment fears, which can cause conflict and distance in their relationships. I work with individuals helping them better manage anxiety, panic and OCD sysmptoms utilizing a range of evidence based practices. I utilize my vast experience to help you better understand your difficulties and find ways to enhance the peace and harmony in your life.

Practice Overview

143 Newbury Street
Available both in-person and online
34 Years Experience
Couple, Individual

Driving Directions

Near the corner of Dartmouth St and Newbury St.

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