About Ruth Ball, PA-C
Ms. Ball became a mindcare provider to help people become their best selves. She enjoys connecting with patients, listening with a warm and empathetic ear to help make the treatment process as painless as possible. Ruth knows that mental health is holistic since it affects patients’ entire lives—she works hard to make that profound difference in her practice and community. She’s particularly devoted to reducing the stigma of mental health care and reminds all her patients that they can fully express their emotions and can always ask for help. A North Carolina native, Ms. Ball brings a wide variety of clinical experience, from cardiovascular life support to substance abuse disorders, that informs her work in mental health.
Education & Certification
Ruth received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from South University Richmond in Glen Allen, VA. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. She is certified in ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), Basic Life Support (BLS) and in Medication Assisted Training of Substance Use Disorders. She is a member of the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants, the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
“Ruth was a great listener. I was very pleased with the service I received.” ~ B.R.
“I was very comfortable with Ruth. I feel she was very thorough in obtaining my history. I had a good experience.” ~ L.K.
“Very good. [Ruth] asked great questions.” ~ L.B.
- Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
- Bipolar Disorder
- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)