College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Jessica A. Russo, PhD, LPCC-S, NCC, is a core faculty member of Walden University’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She is a licensed professional clinical counselor supervisor in Ohio, a school-based mental health therapist with youth at risk, and co-owner of a private practice in Akron, Ohio. Dr. Russo has over 15 years of clinical experience with individuals, couples, and families. Her areas of practice include working with couples and families, disadvantaged youth, and families impacted by substance abuse. She has presented at local, regional, and national professional conferences, such as the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) and the American Counseling Association (ACA), as well as numerous professional development workshops to mental health clinicians, school counselors, teachers, and college faculty. Among her written contributions are co-editor of DSM 5 and Family Systems, chapters to books including The Group Therapist’s Notebook and Casebook for the DSM-5.