Current Patient Scheduling Information
Current patients of Calvin Ruff, LMSW can schedule in-person and online appointments by clicking the button below, or giving us a call at 734-707-1052 during our office hours. We are open Monday-Friday from 9am to 6pm.
Comprehensive New Patient Appointments
This evaluation type is appropriate for patients with any issues (mood swings, anxiety, cognitive, depression, impulsivity, etc).
Please note the Calvin is currently not accepting new patients as of 4/23/23
About Calvin Ruff, LMSW
Calvin Ruff, LMSW, has over 30 years of experience providing a variety of individual and group mental health services at the local and international levels. He has engaged collaboratively with individuals and families seeking relief from the challenges of depression, anxiety, chronic/severe mental health concerns, various personality disorders, trauma, ADD/ADHD, grief/loss, and major personal/interpersonal life transitions (deaths, disease, divorce, etc). Calvin subscribes to an eclectic, humanistic, client-centered approach to treatment that is supported by a variety of treatment approaches DBT, CBT, and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction skills training. Of ongoing interest is his research of Culture-bound syndromes, and the application of Multicultural Counseling and Culturally-adapted Treatments. His firm commitment to the values of mutual respect, human dignity, and loving kindness serve as a strong foundation for his integrated clinical and holistic approaches to wellness.
Calvin completed undergraduate studies in Psychology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has earned a Master of Social Work degree from Western Michigan University.
Calvin seeks to be a witness who authentically values the narrative of each individual’s lived experience, with the goal of facilitating insight, acceptance, and change to propel them in the direction of building a life worth living by their own accord. He provides counseling in a manner that is nonjudgmental, as a supportive witness of each individual’s unique journey. He works by offering comfort and validation through an empathic presence and deep listening. As we explore the practical and existential questions to the challenges in their lives, we hope to extract helpful understandings of the mind, emotions, and resultant behaviors, which may in turn assist us to explore and actualize more effective personal transformation.
Calvin Ruff is in-network, and a preferred provider, with most BCBS PPO and Blue Care Network plans, Aetna, and Priority Health.