Ruth Olmstead

Ruth Olmstead, PhD, LMHC

Pioneering MindStim Therapy for ADHD and Learning Disorders
Dr. Ruth Olmstead, a visionary in the field of mental health, has spent over two decades revolutionizing the treatment landscape for ADHD and other learning disorders. With an unparalleled background in Clinical Psychology and a commitment to innovation, she has made a profound impact on individuals of all ages seeking cognitive enhancement and improved psychological well-being.
Dr. Olmstead’s academic journey led her to earn her Doctor of Philosophy with Honors in Professional Psychology from Walden University in 2003. Her doctoral research delved into the transformative effects of auditory and visual stimulation on cognitive abilities in children with learning disabilities, showcasing her early dedication to exploring innovative approaches to psychological treatment.
Over the years, Dr. Olmstead’s expertise has flourished through various roles and accomplishments. As the CEO of Mind Stim LLC since 2005, she has been at the forefront of developing software and educational programs that harness brainwave entrainment and brain stimulation techniques. Her creations have significantly impacted manufacturers such as Mind Gear Inc., Photosonix/Microfirm Inc., and MindPlace. Dr. Olmstead’s visionary approach has led to the creation of treatment software targeting symptoms of ADHD, Depression, and Anxiety, all rooted in clinical trials and scientific research.
Dr. Olmstead’s clinical work has been equally groundbreaking. As a highly qualified Florida Board Licensed Mental Health Counselor, she brings more than 20 years of experience to her practice. She specializes in child psychology, testing and assessment, as well as adolescent and adult individual and marital therapies. Her toolbox includes a wide range of evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Behavior Modification. Her empathetic, active listening, and diagnostic skills have allowed her to connect deeply with her patients, tailoring treatment plans to their unique needs.
Throughout her career, Dr. Olmstead has extended her influence to diverse settings. She has performed forensic psychological evaluations and acted as an expert witness in civil and custody cases, highlighting her proficiency in navigating complex legal and psychological landscapes. Her proficiency in psychoeducational testing and assessment, including ADHD testing, has solidified her as a resourceful and adept practitioner.
Dr. Ruth Olmstead’s pioneering contributions extend beyond the consulting room. She has shared her insights and findings at esteemed conferences such as the Energy, Science, and Technology (ESTC) Annual Conference, demonstrating her commitment to advancing the field through research and education.

With a profound ability to fuse scientific rigor with compassionate care, Dr. Olmstead stands as a beacon of innovation in the realm of mental health. Her dedication to empowering individuals with ADHD and learning disorders through MindStim Therapy has redefined the possibilities of psychological treatment. Her journey, marked by exceptional research, clinical expertise, and visionary leadership, has left an indelible mark on the field and the lives she has touched.