The fact that you’re reading this means you’re ready for change.

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Nichole Ruiz

The fact that you’re reading this means you’re ready for change. You’ve found more strength and courage than most. Embrace it! You are so close to creating a better life than you can imagine. So close to dismantling the ways of living that have held you down and kept you afraid and stuck.

The next crucial step is finding the therapist that’s right for you. So, will we click? You should know I’m non-judgmental, sex positive, and affirming of alternative lifestyles and relationships.

About Me


Women Issues

I love working with women! Being a woman in a modern world, and the implications of conditioning that has been placed upon us can be overwhelming. The expectations of others and the unrealistic expectations we have of ourselves. Let's explore where those expectations came from.

Perinatal Mental Health

I have a passion for navigating the waters of motherhood with women – from infertility, conception, and pregnancy through the unexpected challenges of new motherhood, very real postpartum depression, and the grief of loss when things don’t go as planned.


Marginalized populations need to be seen, heard, and valued. When I say you are the expert in your life I mean it. Tell me who you are and I will accept it and meet you where you are. I see you, I hear you and I value you.

Trauma Focused

Whether you are dealing with big T-Trauma, or little T-trauma it is still trauma. Trauma affects your life, and can significantly impact your mental health. I have spent my career working with victims of all types of trauma both physical and emotional, and am equipped to help identify trauma triggers and how to manage them. My work is about understanding the root of trauma, and helping my clients find a way to build their lives around it. I believe that pain and suffering are a part of the human experience, because it is through pain that we learn survival skills, and our experiences imprint not only on our minds and emotions, but also in our physical bodies. Holding trauma is physical, and learning to manage the weight of it in your life will allow you to thrive.

Sanamora Values

My Practice

Being person-centered means I practice the modality that works for you. I’m transparent and direct because our relationship is the crux of successful therapy. Together we can conquer fear, triumph over self-doubt, annihilate anxiety and rise above depression.

My Focus

My focus is simple, you. During our sessions I strive to create a space for you to openly talk about yourself, free from judgement and expectation. We will work together to identify your needs, wants, capacities and limitations and lead you towards understanding your truest self.

My Promise

My promise to myself and my clients is, to be honest and authentic above all else. I promise to create a safe space so you can be your truest self, I will help you explore yourself, and your journey to authenticity. I will support you, to be honest with your needs and the needs of those you love.

Ready To Change Your Life?

The journey through pain and discomfort is hard, the reward is beautiful to watch. I will stand with you, hold space for you, and celebrate your wins.