Cynthia Lief Ruberg was born in New York City and raised in Philadelphia. She received her BA from Boston University in 1967 and her MS Ed in Counseling from the University of Dayton in 1987. In the interim years, she raised three sons with her husband. Cynthia maintains a private clinical practice specializing in relationships and sex therapy. She also teaches and gives presentations to the public. Cynthia formerly taught human sexuality to medical students at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Currently, she runs a similar course geared to graduate counseling students at the University of Dayton. She also maintains a presence on various web sites answering questions about sexual and relationship concerns. Interviews with Cynthia have appeared on local television, in newspapers and magazines. Cynthia has authored numerous articles and a sexuality self-help book for women. She is licensed as a Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor and is certified in sex therapy and clinical sexology as well as in counseling and family therapy. She has been married since 1966 and is a loving mother and grandmother.

Cynthia believes that a good sex life is composed of self and sexual comfort within a loving and intimate relationship and that these factors are integral to living a fulfilling life. Cynthia treats sexual concerns within the context of couples therapy based on her beliefs that each partner is affected by the other's sexual concerns and that a couple's sexual concerns commonly impact their relationship and vice-versa. She also treats individuals if they are not in a relationship.



BA in Sociology from Boston University;
MS Ed in Counseling from University of Dayton


Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Supervisor (PCC-S), State of Ohio


National Certified Counselor (NCC), National Board of Certified Counselors; AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and Supervisor; Fellow, The American Academy of Clinical Sexologists; Diplomate, American Board of Sexology; Certified Family Therapist (NCA)

Areas of Specialization:

Years of experience: 28 -- Professional Interests: Relationship (Marital) and Sex Therapy, including: Couples and Individual Counseling for evaluation and treatment of female and male sexual concerns and sexual concerns across the life span; Womens Issues; Sexual Pain Disorders, Sexual Concerns of Menopause; Graduate Education in Sexology

Contact Info:

167 South State Street, Suite 110, Westerville, Ohio 43081
Phone: (614) 865-1612
Fax: (614) 475-0807
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Office Hours:

Office hours are by appointment only. Open three days a week, including two evenings a week and many Saturdays. Closed Mondays.

Billing Information:

Payment is self pay by check, cash or credit cards. HSA cards are also accepted. Many insurance plans are also accepted.