Dr Don Russell

Don RussellDr. Don Russell one of the partners operating the Russell & Associates group.

Don has been practicing psychotherapy for more than 20 years in the Winnipeg area.

He earned a Masters in Counselling and an  Ed.D. (doctorate) in Counselling Psychology. He is a Registered Psychotherapist  with the College of Ontario Psychotherapists ( R#006757); a  Certified Counsellor and Supervisor with the Professional Association of Canadian Christian Counsellors and Psychotherapists, and is a member of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.

Expertise

Don has years of experience treating adults wanting relief and healing from a wide variety of distresses. Don Russell specializes in treating and bringing healing for the emotional and psychological effects of trauma, such as violent crime, workplace injuries, abuse and trauma in one’s developmental years. He also can bring relief and healing from sexual difficulties in men and women, and coaching couples to improve their satisfaction and enjoyment of their relationship. Don has experience treating chronic stress, chronic pain and helping people reach and maintain healthy weight.

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Don uses training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR. See Shanna Kelly’s page for a description of this powerful technique. Don has specific training in treating early (preverbal) trauma, certified in clinical counselling hypnotherapy, the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy, and Trauma Informed Relationships. Don is also well versed in Ego States Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Emotional Freedom Technique as well as applying advances in interpersonal neuroscience. Any of these approaches may be drawn from after discussion together and the best treatment for you will be identified together. The main goal is always to help clients harness psychological resources and tools to bring meaningful and lasting relief and healing.

Compassion

Clients that work with Don find that he ‘gets’ them: he is compassionate, graceful and understanding. People say that Don is able to pull together confusing parts of a situation and make sense of it all. Don strikes a careful balance: on one hand listening and caring for the person without judging them; and at the same time moving towards a lasting, sustainable solution.

Make an Appointment Now  with Don in  Winnipeg.
You can also call Don 204 746 0281