Ruth BZ Thomson, MSW RSW is a Clinical Social Worker in private practise and part-time Inter-Professional Faculty member at St. Boniface Family Medical Centre, Winnipeg Manitoba. She is involved with Canadian Group Psychotherapy Association nationally, currently as co-president of the board of directors and locally, Manitoba Group Therapy Network. She is a registered Social Worker and has specialized in older adults, offering individual, family and group therapy in her private practise. Currently she offers individual and group therapy to adults in both areas of her practise. She has taught group therapy in the Continuing Education department at the University of Manitoba, and occasionally offers workshops.