Ruth Katz

Consulting Social Worker
Sydenham, Johannesburg
BA Social Work Hons, Wits, 1972 / MA Soc Sci Cum Laude, UJ, 1992
Telephone: 011 485 0800
Mobile Number: 079 728 6827
Skype: ruth.katz91
Fax: 086 670 9686
116 8th Avenue, Sydenham, 2192, between Roslin and Avondale Streets

I'm an energetic social worker/mental health professional/tech fan, who loves cats, cooking, gardening, graphology, group work, humour, inspirational verse, supervision, vocal music, and writing articles - I use: short-term, solution-focused, structured, easy-to-remember acronyms and questionnaires to provide individual clients and organisations with practical, relevant, easily accessible tools


  • Career coaching
  • Individual, Couple and Family Counselling
  • Parental Guidance
  • Stress  Management
  • Supervision & Consultation to Colleagues and Social Work Students
  • Presentations/Training Workshops for Social Workers
  • Cash Practice
  • Accredited to all Medical Aids

My client base includes:

  • Central Gauteng Mental Health Society,
  • Department of Social Development,
  • Elim Clinic  Eskom,
  • Family Advocate's Office, Johannesburg,
  • Family Life Centre,
  • Germiston Child & Family Welfare Society,
  • Johannesburg Child & Family Welfare Society,
  • Johannesburg Helping Hand & Burial Society,
  • Rolling Inspiration Magazine,
  • South African Local Government Association,
  • South African Council for Drug & Alcohol Addiction,
  • South African Medical Journal,
  • Stroke Aid Association,
  • Telkom South Africa,
  • United Church School, Yeoville, Johannesburg,
  • University of Johannesburg School of Social Work,
  • University of the Witwatersrand Centre for Continuing Education

Cash Practice
Accredited to All Medical Aids

Practice Number  SACSSP  Reg No:  10-05825
BHF Pr No:  8900639