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You Belong: A Guidebook for the Career-Minded Woman on the Move

Ruth Kramer

Get inspired to tackle the toughest career challenges after reading Kramer's guide. Kramer, a licensed clinical social worker, guides women on the move - military spouses and veterans in particular - on how to overcome barriers as they climb the career ladder. She draws upon her 8 years of service in the U.S. Army, time she spent moving around as a military spouse and mom for 11 years, and her civilian career as a mental health professional to offer her target audience a roadmap to face challenges head on and with confidence."My book is for women out there that have questioned where they are in their careers or haven't been taken seriously as active participants in the workplace," said Kramer, a therapist with the Department of Veterans Affairs in Virginia. "I'm focused on helping others overcome any anxiety, doubt, or fears they have. I want all women out there struggling to know that they're not alone. Let's get moving. Together."

Book Details

  • Publisher: Tactical 16 Publishing
  • Publish Date: Mar 15th, 2024
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.41in - 0.58lb
  • EAN: 9798869214799
  • Categories: GeneralMilitaryCareers - General

About the Author

Kramer, Ruth: - Ruth "Anne'' Kramer is a mom, friend, daughter, sister, retired military spouse, and Veteran. She advocates for women, military spouses, and ALL Veterans. Anne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the mental health care industry. She holds additional certifications specializing in working with those affected by addiction and trauma and utilizing sand tray therapy. Anne received her Master of Social Work (MSW) with a medical specialization from the Catholic University of America of Washington, D.C. in 2014, following her eight years of service as a Signal Corps Officer in the United States Army. During her time in the military, Anne served as a company commander while deployed to Iraq with a follow-on assignment as an aide-de-camp to a two-star general. Military life as a Soldier and military spouse has brought her to live in Georgia, Korea, North Carolina, Iraq, Maryland, Texas, Hawaii, and Virginia. Anne currently serves as a therapist in Trauma Recovery Services with the Department of Veterans Affairs at the Hampton VAMC, Portsmouth CBOC. She also volunteers with the American Red Cross as a Reconnection Workshop Facilitator. In her spare time, she loves to work out, run, read, play games and sports, watch chick flicks, and is an avid podcast junkie. Anne lives with her husband and three children in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Praise for this book

With transition being so hard for the Military family this read will motivate the dependant through those hard times.


Raymond Black, III

CEO Heavenly Counsel


Anne's life journey has made her the exceptional champion and guide for others in search of Belonging.


Brian Moore

COL(R) U.S. Army


In a world that often nudges us towards conformity, 'You Belong' stands as a beacon, reminding us that our uniqueness is not just a feature but a source of strength.


Crystal Bettenhausen-Bubulka, LCSW, MSG

Doctoral Student & Military Spouse


"A compelling read, rich with unique wisdom and empathy, ideal for anyone facing life's transitions."

Dee Hoch, Managing Partner of Ignite Purpose USA LLC


With a wealth of personal experience to draw from, Ruth Anne provides valuable insight to those who are asking themselves "what next".


R. Nazzaro

Retired Senior Executive

U.S. Government Accountability Office