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Russell Smith, LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Relationship issues Self esteem Bipolar disorder
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About me

I am licensed in New Mexico with 29 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self esteem, and confidence, bipolar disorder, & depression. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Professional experience

29yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, First Responder Issues, Gender Dysphoria, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Internal Family Systems

License information

NM LPCC CTB-2022-0885


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Russell Smith. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Russell Smith is a caring individual who uses great resources to help aid you in your therapy journey. He gives great feedback on journals and is an attentive listener. All around, a wonderful experience with a great therapist!

Written on May 24, 2023 after therapy with Russell for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, sleeping disorders, and coping with life changes

Really enjoying speaking with Russ and working through my issues. He’s great to talk to, listens well, and finds light hearted ways to help me deal with my frustrations. I will continue my therapy with Russ and would highly suggest Russ and Better help

Written on May 20, 2023 after therapy with Russell for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd