About Dr. Ruth

Dr. Ruth Schriebman

Dr. Ruth Schriebman is a Doctor of Psychology and Licensed California Marriage and Family Therapist.  She is also a Certified Thanatologist, also known as the study of death, dying and bereavement.

Dr. Ruth earned a Doctorate in Psychology from Ryokan College, holds Masters in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Antioch University and has been in practice since 1998. Dr. Ruth works with individuals in varied types of relationships including couples, families, friends, co-workers, etc.

Although her office is located in Redondo Beach, Dr. Ruth also facilitates cancer support groups at The Cancer Support Community (formerly known as The Wellness Community) located on the Redondo Beach Pier.

In addition to her work with cancer support groups, Dr. Ruth also facilitates support groups for those coping with the loss of a child from a suicide, or the loss of a spouse from a suicide.

Additionally, Dr. Ruth was a Captain in the State Military Reserve for 4 years, where her main position was combat stress testing for soldiers being deployed.  She is a TriCare Provider for Military Families (Active Military Families or Retired Military Families).

In The Media

E! Entertainment, Dr. Ruth was featured on the E! True Hollywood Story: Britney Spears Price of Fame.

The Robin Craig Show


Publications and Articles

Miss Our Mom (MOM), March 26, 2001. Article about a support group for women whose mother died.

Too Stressed, November, 19, 2001. Article from The Daily Breeze

Real Life Heroes, May 18, 2002. Article from The Daily Breeze

Federline Gets Custody of Spears’ Kids, January 4, 2008. Post on AOL News

Celebrate, There’s a reason to party for this cancer survivor, January 8, 2008. Article from The Daily Breeze.

Soccer Moms Are The Absolute Worst, January 10, 2008. Article in the San Diego Weekly Reader.


Legal Cases

Internal Revenue Services Case, Provided Forensic Psychotherapy services.