Dr. Ruth Shaffer, PHD

Clinical PsychologyFemaleAge 70

Dr. Shaffer
Accepting new patients

ruth mary shaffer

6746 161st St Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

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(917) 295-6099

Dr. Ruth Shaffer, PHD is a Clinical Psychologist in Fresh Meadows, NY. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shaffer to book an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

"I am a partner on a journey toward healthier living, a pretty good partner. My clients cry, laugh (alot), and, over time, take a look at aspects of their lives (primarily the traumatic ones) that they have avoided fo..."

- Dr. Ruth Shaffer, PHD

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Dr. Shaffer's conditions and procedures:

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotherapy Services

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(917) 295-6099

Dr. Shaffer accepts the following insurance:

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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
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National Benefit Plans
National Benefit Plans PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a partner on a journey toward healthier living, a pretty good partner. My clients cry, laugh (alot), and, over time, take a look at aspects of their...Read more


  • Clinical Psychology
  • Behavior Analysis
  • Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Psychotherapy


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Is Dr. Ruth Shaffer, PHD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Ruth Shaffer, PHD's top areas of care?

Dr. Shaffer frequently treats Depressive Disorders, Family Psychotherapy, and Group Psychotherapy. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Shaffer treats.

Where is Dr. Ruth Shaffer, PHD's office located?

Dr. Shaffer's office is located at 6746 161st St, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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