Samantha Ruth selected as Top Transformational Psychologist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

02/21/2019 18:00 - NEW YORK, NY - (PR Distribution™)

Samantha Ruth, Transformational Psychologist, and Founder of Never Give Up, was just recently selected as Top Transformational Psychologist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession.

While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.  All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements. www.iaotp.com/award-gala 

With over 2 decades of professional experience as a Psychologist, Samantha has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field.  As a dynamic, clients centered leader, Samantha prides herself on the fact that she maintains relationships with her clients far beyond the time in which they work together.“They Choose to continue sharing their journeys with me, and this is the most meaningful measure of my success.”Samantha has been successful in all positions she has ever held.Samantha’s impressive repertoire of prior roles have included Psychotherapist and Prevention Education Supervisor for Common Ground Sanctuary, Primary Adolescent & Family Psychotherapist for Livonia Counseling Center, & Oakland Psychological Clinic, Primary Psychotherapist for Great Lakes Psychology Group, and presently now serving as a Transformational Psychologist.Among Samantha’s key areas of expertise are overcoming trauma and adversity, living successfully with mental health, self esteem and confidence building, setting and accomplishing goals, and living your best, most fulfilling life.She also specializes in services for children, adolescents and young adults ranging from bullying to loss and grief.You can work with Samantha individually, in one of her private groups, or you can invite her to speak to your school or group...up close and personal. Samantha will also be hosting live workshops and events in the near future. Her Foundation, Whole Lotta Love, The James Lincoln Ruth Foundation, honors her late husband and aims to change lives through love. 

Samantha earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan and her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Center for Humanistic Studies.The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Samantha for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.She is brilliant at what she does and contributed so much of her wisdom and passion to help individuals, families, and groups unlock a journey towards a happier, more confident path to personal growth.She is humble, gracious and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization.We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this incredible woman.” 

Throughout her illustrious career Samantha has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2019 she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and was selected as Top Transformational Psychologist of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).IAOTP is also considering her for the Empowered Woman of the Year Award.

Aside from her successful career, Samantha is also a sought after keynote speaker and soon to be published author.She is currently a part of two books that will be released this Spring, as well as her own book, Embrace the Suck, which will be released at the end of the year. 

Looking back, Samantha attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate in all areas of her life.When not working, she enjoys traveling, Pilates, and spending time with family, including her two fur daughters, Sassy and Dallas. For the future, she intends to make a difference in as many peoples lives as possible, through both her personal work and her foundation honoring her late husband, Whole Lotta Love, The Janes Lincoln Ruth Foundation: ChangingLives Through Love. 

For more information:

Samantha M. Ruth

Transformational Psychologist 


(248) 730-5544





The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.  These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.  You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview. 

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.  IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place.

For More Information on IAOTP please visit: www.iaotp.com 

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