Dr. Russin opened her private practice in 2008. She is a licensed psychologist in both Pennsylvania and New York. She graduated in 1998 from Colgate University with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. She completed her Master's Degree at the University of Washington in 2001, and finished her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2006 at the University at Albany. She has gained experience in a wide variety of settings, and is thrilled to be bringing her knowledge and expertise to Northeastern Pennsylvania. For a greater description of her experience and recommendations, please view her LinkedIn Profile.
In terms of her counseling approach, her strengths lie with building strong, safe, and supportive relationships with her patients. In this type of environment, her patients feel comfortable and secure to process difficult topics and develop healthier ways of thinking and behaving.
Additionally, Dr. Russin has a subspecialty in clinical neuropsychology. She has experience working with people that have suffered head injuries and their caregivers. She offers both neuropsychological evaluations as well as counseling services to this population.