Dr. Russell is an experienced clinician who understands that conflicts and concerns arise in everyone’s life and having knowledgeable and caring support for yourself and your loved ones is crucial. Her aim is to assess, inform, and empower her patients to improve their quality of life.
Dr. Russell has worked and trained globally. She has been evaluating and treating adolescents, families, couples, and adults for over ten years. She has specialized training in working people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, and addiction. She provides skilled parent training, as well as preparation for teens heading to college. She engages in research-based interventions for post-partum depression, children with problematic behaviors, and improving communication within relationships. She provides LGBTQ+ affirmative care. Dr. Russell relies on evidenced-based treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, as well as Positive Psychology and Mindfulness-based interventions. She evaluates for learning disabilities, ADHD, and giftedness, and conducts personality testing for differential diagnosis and treatment planning.
Dr. Russell is deeply engaged in the Space Coast community and in addressing issues that impact women and families locally. She volunteers on the Board of Directors at Serene Harbor Certified Domestic Violence Shelter, and she serves as a volunteer Victim Advocate for Sexual Assault Victim Services. She is also involved at the state level with the Florida Psychological Association