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About Your Therapist

Welcome! I am Elise Milagros Ruiz. Bienvenidos! Yo soy Elise Milagros Ruiz.  I am the Founder and CEO of Authority 2 Heal Counseling, LLC, located in New Britain, Connecticut. I am currently licensed in Connecticut, North and South Carolina, as a Christian faith-based, bilingual and bicultural, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. I have dedicated my career to helping children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in addressing different challenges around mental health and wellness.

Since obtaining my Masters Degree, I have held clinical positions as a Crisis Clinician, IICAPS Clinician and Outpatient Clinician with different community-based non-profit organizations. I have gained extensive experience working with people with dual diagnoses, substance abuse, affective disorders, personality disorders and self-harming behaviors. I also have professional counseling experience working as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, with a focus working with clients with multiple disabilities, assisting them with obtaining, maintaining, and retaining employment.

Throughout my career, I have enjoyed and excelled at helping to empower clients to live better, more meaningful lives, by helping them focus first on inner growth and self-improvement. I provide a comprehensive set of clinical and faith-based services to help boost your confidence and offer support as you navigate through your journey of mental, emotional, and spiritual healing. I work with clients closely to achieve measurable results that allow them to propel forward in developing positive mindsets and behaviors that ultimately improve the quality of their lives. Please browse my services and get in touch if you are interested in working together towards your healing.

Psalms 34:17-20 (NIV) The righteous cry out and the LORD hears them; he delivers them from their troubles. The LORD is close to the broken-hearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

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