Supporting Mental Health in the Workplace with Shara Ruffin

Lay the Course Podcast

15-06-2023 • 34分

Shara Ruffin is an independently licensed clinical social worker, a board-certified tele-mental health provider, and a former psychotherapist from Philadelphia, PA. She specializes in grief, personality disorders, family trauma, compassion fatigue, military counseling, mindfulness meditation, ADHD, and anxiety. Joined by our host Kelsey Stine, Shara discusses what fostering mental health in the workplace looks like for business owners today.


In this episode, you will hear:

  • Shara’s mental health advice for business owners

  • Techniques for mitigating burnout

  • The human aspect of reaching and achieving goals

“When you aren’t pouring into yourself–you can’t pour into others what you don’t have,” said Shara.


Shara is the Founder and CEO of a consulting company called Journey To Licensure—combining wellness, clinical supervision, and professional development coaching to support social workers through licensure examinations. To learn more about Shara's work, you can find her on most social media platforms.


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Host: Kelsey Stine

Produced by: Vela Creative Co.

Credits: Production & Editing by Sarah Miller, Kelsey Stine, and Trevor Stine