Fees for Working with Ruth Schimel PhD

Fees for the services provided by Ruth Schimel are pay-as-you-go, by the hour. Along the way, you will benefit from access to a wide range of hundreds of relevant free materials, services, and other information. For five examples, see the bulled list below.

Payment by mailed check or Paypal is sent to Ruth at the end of each online or phone meeting using the information she provides.

Pay As You Go

Payment for services to individual clients is $200 per session which includes about an hour of online or phone contact as well as pre and post-work by Ruth. That contact may be longer than an hour, by agreement, when we work together on more complex matters.


  • Up to 30-minute initial phone conversation about your situation, interests, and goals
  • Phone and email exchanges under five minutes
  • Access to choices from menus of hundreds of short, original guides and articles related to your career, life and skill development, interests, and challenges as well as to other sources. To support focus as well as exploration, Ruth suggests specific guides, based on your situation and possibilities beyond the obvious
  • Leads for learning, employment, and opportunities to connect with others as well as other relevant information during our consultations. When you keep me informed of your continuing and new interests, Ruth will also be on the lookout for you in the future.
  • Resources page with over 15 representative professional and personal development guides and blog on Ruth’s website https://www.ruthschimel.com/resources/