*In response to Covid-19, I am now able to offer some in-person sessions. For those who don't feel comfortable coming in, I am offering sessions online. Thank you for your understanding and please contact me with any questions!*


Heather Ruddell Counseling is conveniently located near downtown Salem and offers counseling for individuals, couples and families.

I consider it a blessing and privilege to be invited into someone’s life. I am continually amazed and encouraged by the resiliency of the people I encounter. My intention is to encourage you on your journey as well.

“True empathy is always free of any evaluative or diagnostic quality. This comes across to the recipient with some surprise. "If I am not being judged, perhaps I am not so evil or abnormal as I have thought.”       
-Carl R. Rogers