I have been a LPC in the greater Atlanta area for over 11 years. I have worked with all ages including children, adolescents, and geriatric. I have a Masters degree in Psychology from the University of West Georgia. I am trained in ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and also in Humanistic and Existential theory. I believe in the good in individuals and promote mindfulness and healthy relationships. I have provided individual, group, and family therapy. I also have a strong background in assessment and evaluation. I have assisted individuals with substance abuse and those with dual diagnosis and comorbid conditions. I am a certified grief counselor also. I believe I can help those best by motivating them to fulfill their full potential. I am willing to work with people at where they are at in life and am do not judge others. I believe that therapy is a journey and I can best assist as a guide towards life fulfillment.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Guilt and Shame, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
GA LPC LPC006428
I was really nervous starting therapy after so many years, but Russ has been nothing short of a great listener and very supportive and helpful for me. If I would’ve known how comfortable it really is talking to somebody like him, I would’ve done this years ago!
Written on Jan 23, 2022 after therapy with Russ for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and intimacy-related issues