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Deborah J. Rutt, Ph.D. has made a life study of communication. With more than 20 years experience as a speech communication consultant, trial consultant and psychotherapist, Deborah Rutt has a unique skill set to assist individuals tackle a wide variety of communication problems. She understands the need for speakers to adapt to their audience and how to take into account the communication context. She understands the psychological needs which may or may not be addressed in any given communication situation and she helps people build on their strengths to become better communicators.

Here is a brief sample of the kinds of clients who have consulted with Dr. Rutt:

  • Individuals who want to communicate more effectively
    in their work or personal lives
  • Directors of organizations addressing group conflict,
    and forms of employee dissatisfaction
  • Individual employees experiencing communication conflict
    with co-workers, supervisees or supervisors
  • Judges working to develop better communication style
    in the courtroom
  • Attorneys and litigation consultants to strengthen opening
    statements or closing arguments, develop more effective
    trial strategy, voir dire questions, case themes and
    courtroom demonstratives
  • Politicians requesting assistance with speeches

Deborah J .Rutt has been a student, teacher, researcher and consultant of speech communication for over 20 years. She holds a Doctoral Degree in Communication Studies and a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work (Psychotherapy) from the University of Iowa, as well as a Masters Degree in Speech Pathology from Columbia University, New York.


"Deborah is one of the most insightful people I have ever met. She "gets it" right away and is both supportive and challenging at the same time. That is a rare gift." - Pat in Seattle