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Dr. Laura Russell is licensed in California as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She has earned four degrees. Her B.A. in Sociology and M.Ed. in Special Education are from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. Later in life she earned a second Master's Degree and a Ph.D. in Psychology from International College/University Without Walls.

Dr. Russell has specialized training in child play and art therapy. Her work with trauma survivors includes children and adults as well as both men and women. "I first began working with childhood trauma in 1968 as a deputy probation officer in the child abuse and neglect unit in St. Louis, Missouri. I have years of experience as a mental health counselor working in the area of trauma and child abuse with both adults and children."

Due to Dr. Russell's schedule, she no longer has the time to answer questions.


  What do I do if there is no PTSD therapy available in my community?

  What is the difference between PTSD and BPD?

  Can PTSD explain serious aggressive and oppositional behaviors in a child?

  What do my dreams mean?

  What is my trauma?

  Why Am I having these Problems with the Normal Activities of Daily Living?

  Jealousy, spousal abuse and PTSD

  Marital sexual abuse

  Can PTSD still affect me?

  Lolita: What motivates men who are attracted to little girls?

  Counseling a loved one

  The “Why” Question

  Can men recover from sexual abuse trauma?

  Is it depression or do I have PTSD?

  How do I help my children overcome severe traumas?

  Is there any hope for people like me?

  How long does therapy for PTSD take?

  What do I do with all this pain?

  My therapy for PTSD makes me worse

  What do I do about nightmares and day mares?

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