Teresa Russell


About Me

It's time to stop struggling and searching for inner peace. Pono is Hawaiian for achieving a balance or harmony of the body, mind, and spirit. Often we are out of balance due to a variety of reasons including busy lives, stressors, life events, etc... Let's work together to re-establish balance or harmony in your life. I'm here for you and ready to help you. My name is Teresa and lived in Hawaii for 11 years. I integrate Aloha in all I do.
I am a Maryland Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor, Maryland Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor Supervisor, and a Nationally Certified Counselor. I received my Master's of Science degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Community Counseling and Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology from Chaminade University of Honolulu and I am currently a PsyD student at CalSouthern University. I am also an honorably discharged United States Army Veteran.
I have over thirteen years of experience in providing counseling to adults, adolescents, couples, family, veterans, severely mentally ill, addicted, dual-diagnosed, LGBT, and many other populations. My aproach is authentic and caring. I use psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), client-centered, solution-focused, and a variety of other modalities to help you achieve your goals. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs.

Through authentic caring with pure Aloha, I am available to help you on your journey.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Self esteem
  • Depression

I also have experience in LGBT, Relationship, Family, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related, Parenting, Anger, Career, Bipolar

Years of Experience: 13


LCPC #LC5788 (Expires: 2018-01-31)


Written by S.T. on Oct 16, 2017 after counseling with Teresa for 2 weeks depression

So good. Please look for help here - you matter.

Written by P.R. on Sep 19, 2017 after counseling with Teresa for 2 months depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship, family, trauma and abuse, grief, and self esteem

She is kind and helpful.

Written by M.A. on Jul 19, 2017 after counseling with Teresa for 2 weeks lgbt, relationship, family, self esteem, and career

Yes, Yes, Yes!!!! Working with Teresa Russell has been the best thing I've ever done for myself! I wasn't exactly sure how I wanted to use this service. Teresa sent we a couple of quick "worksheets" to help me identify my own goals and challenges. She has stuck with me patiently and with cheer and professionalism, through fits and starts, while I decided if she actually was going to be the best match for what, and how, I wanted to proceed. Exceptionally responsive at all hours! Who wouldn't want to recommend that level of commitment, courtesy, and, now, camaraderie.

Written by L.E. on Jun 10, 2017 after counseling with Teresa for 3 weeks depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and anger

Teresa has changed my life a lot already within a few weeks. I am going through a hard time but she is very prompt in replying and keeping my mind on the right track.

Written by J.E. on Apr 20, 2017 after counseling with Teresa for 3 weeks stress, anxiety, family, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, and anger

Teresa is a caring therapist who actually listens to your situation and creates a solution based on the details. I have never had a better therapist honestly and my psychiatrist is totally on board with BetterHelp now as a result of my progress with Teresa! Thank you so much for a chance to take back my life I will recommend this app and service for sure!