Ruth Frank, MD
Dr Ruth Frank is a psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of women and adolescents with eating disorders. She provides comprehensive and individualized care for her patients, including psychotherapy and/or medication management. Board-certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Dr Frank incorporates a wide range of therapeutic approaches. Her areas of expertise include eating disorders, adolescents and young adults, and family/parenting coaching. Dr Frank’s practice also focuses on the treatment of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma/PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorder, attention deficit disorder, and personality disorders. She believes in a highly collaborative approach, which relies on developing a shared vision of intention.
Dr. Frank received her undergraduate degree at the University of Rochester, a Masters in Education at SUNY-Albany, and her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. She practiced as a pediatrician for 14 years before completing her Psychiatry Residency at Thomas Jefferson University. With her distinguished background as a Pediatrician turned Psychiatrist, Dr. Frank brings a unique understanding of the complex bio-psycho-social factors affecting adolescents and young adults, as well as their families. While a practicing pediatrician, she developed Parenting Works!, a parenting skills workshop. She has also provided parenting coaching to individuals and couples. Throughout this time, she has been a spokesperson, speaking to medical providers and mental health workers on topics such as eating disorders, the impact of trauma, and parenting.
Dr. Frank welcomes the opportunity to work with you to help you and your family to attain your goals and the happiness in life you strive to achieve.