Ruth Matoya

KonTerra Group

Ruth is a Counseling Psychologist with over 18 years of practicing experience. Ruth holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology and is a director at Healing Talk Counseling Services, the largest private firm that provides psychological support services for individuals and organizations in Uganda. She is also a counselor, trainer, supervisor and mentor of counseling and psychology students at Uganda Christian University.

Ruth is a certified EMDR practitioner, and has expertise in child counseling, trauma management, grief counseling and counselor supervision/training. Ruth’s involvement in international work with organizations such as UNICEF, Norwegian Refugee Council, Creative Associates International, Mercy Corps and AECOM has made her adept and sensitive to cross-cultural differences in her practice. This is apparent in her ability to curate evidence-based programs to address the needs of a diverse range of clientele, including TOT for Psychological First Aid with AECOM (South Sudan) and Crisis Management in conflict areas with Creative Associates International (Nigeria).


1120 20th St, NW

Suite 520 S

Washington, DC 20036

Tel: (202) 509-0465

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