Notice regarding COVID-19: As we all work together to “flatten the curve” in our city and province, all of my sessions will be online, video-based appointments for now. I use a secure video-conferencing platform. The private and unique link will come in your appointment reminder. Thanks for your understanding!
Don Russell one of the partners operating the Russell & Associates group.
Don has been practicing psychotherapy for 25 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.
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, and developmental injury in one’s early 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 a wealth of experience treating chronic anxiety, chronic stress, chronic pain and helping people recover from depression.
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Don uses training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing EMDR. You can read a description of this powerful technique here. Don also has advanced training in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders, treating recent and ongoing trauma, and Acute Stabilization procedures. 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 has training in neurofeeback and biofeedback techniques. Don is also well versed in Ego States Therapy, Emotional Freedom Technique as well as applying advances in interpersonal neuroscience. Don is very excited about currently receiving training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. This is a body-oriented therapy that addresses trauma and developmental injuries. This cutting edge approach integrates the modern understanding that trauma is primarily a nervous system i.e. body issue. 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.
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.
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You can also call Don 204 746 0281