Laura Russell, Ph.D.
CALIFORNIA MARRIAGE, FAMILY, & CHILD COUNSELOR
NATIONAL CERTIFIED COUNSELOR
SPECIALTY CERTIFICATE: CLINICAL MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR
Ph.D., M.A., M.Ed., B. A.; International College, University of Louisville.
LIFE TEACHING CREDENTIALS
SINGLE SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES
SPECIALIST: LEARNING HANDICAPPED
Russell, L. Chronic
Illness, Balance, And The World Wide Web. HelpHorizons.com.
October 13, 2000.
Russell, L. Mistaken
Beliefs About Mental Health. Mental
Health Matters. October, 2000.
Laura Russell, Ph.D. Self-Esteem
and "Oops" Events. HelpHorizons.com.
September 27, 2000.
Mental Health Requires A Strong And Safe Community. Mental
Health Matters, July, 2000.
Russell, L. Finding
Help: Solving the Puzzle. Mental
Health Matters , June, 2000.
Russell, L. "Finding Help: Solving the Puzzle", Many Voices, December,
Russell, L. Finding Help: Solving the Puzzle, a pamphlet, 1995.
Russell, L. Child Abuse and Alcoholism. N. J.: T.W. Perrin, Inc., 1985.
Russell, L. Ph.D. Dissertation. Child Abuse and Addiction, 1985.
Russell, L." Child Abuse and Alcoholism". COA Review: N. J., 1984.
Russell, L. Drug Induced Mental Illness. Do It Now Foundation, 1972.
PROFESSIONAL AND CLINICAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
International Society for Mental Health on The Net
APPEARANCES IN MEDIA
Psychotherapy Finances. "Practice Basics: Keeping a strong fee-for-service
element in your practice." Vol. 19, No. 8. August, 1993.
Porterfield, Kay. "What to expect when your Man (Finally) Says No to
Drugs." Cosmopolitan. November, 1992. Pp. 120-126.
SotoLaveaga, Gabriela. "Child Abuse Survivor Helps Victims Cope With
Traumas." Gardena Valley News. Wednesday. January 30, 1991. Pp. A-1,
June Cane Miller Live. "Sexual Harassment". KDOC-TV, Channel 56. April
June Cane Miller Live. "Trauma". KDOC-TV, Channel 56. April 12, 1991.
The Recovery Show. "Trauma and Recovery". Cavanaugh, Jay. KIEV Radio.
Meacham, Andrew. "Child Abuse Comes Out of the Dark". Changes: For Adult
Children of Alcoholics. U. S. Journal, Inc. September-October, 1987.
Private Practice. Referrals from Employee Assistance Counselors, Rape
Hot Line, Victim's Assistance Program, Managed Health Care Companies,
Alcoholism Council, Juvenile Diversion, DCFS Social Workers, Masada
Foster Care Agency, and former patients. August, 1985-present.
Ph.D. Practicum. Western Health Services, August, 1984 to January, 1985.
3000 hours pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training. Supervision of play,
art, and family therapy with substance abusing families.
MFCC Practicum. Supervision of play and art therapy with children who
were abused. Dr. Violet Oaklander, Supervisor. 1980-1983.
Substance Abuse Counseling. UCLA Methadone Maintenance Research Program,
1976. Behavioral Health Services, Inc., 1975-1976.
Special Education. Teaching learning disabled, ADHD, mentally handicapped,
and mentally ill children. Louisville, Kentucky; St. Louis, Missouri;
Granite City, Illinois. Los Angeles County, California. 1963-1968. 1969-1973.
PUBLIC APPEARANCES BY REQUEST
South Bay Coalition on Alcoholism
National Alcoholism Council
Long Beach Child Trauma Council
South Bay Hospital Breakfast for Therapists
Cigna Health Plan counselors
South Bay Rape Hotline Counselors
Employee Assistance Professional Association
Problems of Alcoholism for Labor and Management
San Pedro Peninsula Hospital
Local Rotary Clubs
Local Kiwanis Clubs