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About Natalie "Ruth" Ball, PA-C

Ms. Ball became a mindcare provider to help people become their best selves. She enjoys connecting with patients, listening with a warm and empathetic ear to help make the treatment process as painless as possible. Ruth knows that mental health is holistic since it affects patients’ entire lives—she works hard to make that profound difference in her practice and community. She’s particularly devoted to reducing the stigma of mental health care and reminds all her patients that they can fully express their emotions and can always ask for help. A North Carolina native, Ms. Ball brings a wide variety of clinical experience, from cardiovascular life support to substance abuse disorders, that informs her work in mental health.

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adjustment Concerns
  • Anger
  • Anxiety / Stress
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Irritability
  • Phobias
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Education & Certifications

– Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from South University Richmond in Glen Allen, VA.
– Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.
– Certified in ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support), Basic Life Support (BLS) and in Medication Assisted Training of Substance Use Disorders.
– Member of the Virginia Academy of Physician Assistants, the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Accepted Insurance

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January 20, 2021

Ruth truly listened to my needs.


January 19, 2021

Felt that she was sincerely listening and wanted to help me


January 8, 2021

Care and concern!


January 7, 2021

Ms. Ruth is so easy to talk to, she adjusted my meds so that I am able to get some sleep now, also she gave me 1 refill, so I can go 6-7 weeks before I need to come back in. She tried to help me set up an app on my iPhone. I m very happy to only have one copay every 2 months, as I am disabled and on fixed income and usually have to choose what expenses I can afford. Thank you


December 1, 2020

I feel like she really listens and I also feel better after our sessions. Have recommended to a friend.


November 10, 2020

Ms. Ball was very pleasant and welcoming!


October 30, 2020

She is extremely good at calming me down and gives me a good feeling I am going to feel better soon. I am such a worrier. I look forward to our sessions.


June 12, 2020

I was very pleased.


April 2, 2020

MindPath Care Centers was a great first experience. My provider was very professional and understanding.


February 22, 2020

I found Mrs. Ball very thorough. She was polite and answered my questions. She is very professional.


January 31, 2020

Was very impressed. Front desk very helpful. Very please with lady I had appointment with & looking forward to working with her.


December 2, 2019

Ruth was nice to me. She seemed like she wanted to help me getting back on my medicine.


November 13, 2019

Very good and was asked great questions.


October 3, 2019

It was wonderful. As a new client I was very pleased with all the warmth & smiling faces l received from the entire staff.


September 28, 2019

Ruth was a great listener. I was very pleased with the service I received.


September 9, 2019

I was very comfortable with Ruth. I feel she was very thorough in obtaining my history. I had a good experience.


August 14, 2019

Thank you


August 14, 2019

Great overall experience. Everyone was professional & nice.


August 13, 2019

Excellent service

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.