Jessica Russo

Core Faculty
College of Social and Behavioral Health
School of Counseling

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 counselor and co-owner of a private practice in Northeast, 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, Supervision (ACES) and the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Law and Ethics Conference, as well as numerous professional development workshops to mental health clinicians, school counselors, teachers, and college faculty. Among her written contributions are co-author of Mental Health in Our Schools: An Applied Collaborative Approach, co-editor of DSM 5 and Family Systems, chapters to books including, Assessment of families and family systems, DSM-5: Diagnosis and treatment planning, Casebook for the DSM-5 and The Group Therapist’s Notebook.


Russo, J. A. (2019). Mental Health in our Schools: An applied collaborative approach.

Russo, J., Coker, K., King, J. H. (2017). DSM 5 and Family Systems.