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Experience & Capabilities -Jim Russell Ph.D., L.P.C.


Experience & Capabilities


  • 2016 to present
    2e Central, L.L.C.
  • 2004 to present
    Private practice, Jim Russell Ph.D., L.L.C.
  • 2006 to present
    Contract provider for Friends of Kids With Cancer
  • 2001 (Nov.) to 2004
    Contract provider for Catholic Family Counseling
  • 1995 (Jan.) to present
    Clinical private practice as a learning specialist
  • 1996 (April) to present
    Supervisor for LPC Candidates
  • 1996 (Oct.) to present
    National Board Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • 1994 (Dec.) to present
    Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice (Missouri)
  • 1997 (Sept.) to 2004
    Executive Director, Webster Groves Counseling, L.L.C.
  • 1997 (Oct.) to 2004
    Adjunct Professor Webster University, Behavioral & Social Science
  • 1996 (April) to 2000
    Supervisor for Practicum Students
  • 1995 (Jan.)-1996 (Dec.)
    Adjunct Instructor, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Behavioral Studies
  • 1993 (Aug.)-1994 (Dec.)
    Private practice under supervision

To assist children, adolescents, and adults with educational needs and mental health issues


  • Counseling and testing for children, adolescents, and adult populations with special needs
  • Writing comprehensive reports based on the results from cognitive evaluations
  • Administrator for company dealing with adolescents and adults with special needs
  • Consultant for families needing assistance with IEP and 504 plans
  • Accomplished in workshop presentations & staff training
  • Administer and interpret intelligence, personality, and achievement assessments
  • Distance learning workshops UMSL and Webster University learning centers
  • Develop customized curricula & innovative teaching strategies
  • Researching and writing about LD and ADHD issues



  • 16+ years Licensed Professional Counselor working in private practice
  • 25,000+ client contact hours supervised for 10 LPC provisional counselors
  • 1000+ hours of practicum supervision, graduate and undergraduate students
  • 1000+ hours of direct supervision provided for 10 LPC provisional counselors
  • 165+ national and regional workshop presentations & staff training
  • 5+ years executive director of private practice for individuals with LD & ADHD
  • 40+ college courses instructed
  • 28+ years of volunteer experience
  • 16+ years Learning Disabilities Consultant
  • 20+ working in the field of Human Services in development disabilities
  • Supervision, mental health issues, 2 LCSW practitioners
  • Workshop facilitator for NIFL Project, LDA of America
  • Tutor training for Literacy Investment For Tomorrow (LIFT)
  • Consultant to General Education Developmental testing service, GED
  • Interviewed by National Center for Learning Disabilities, LD News
  • Interviewed by Boston Globe reporter, feature story
  • Consultant to ABC producer, Susan Wagner ABC News 20/20
  • Featured on Channel 30 News: Hyperhydrosis
  • Featured on Channel 5 News, segment on mental health issues: Gifted/LD
  • Featured on Channel 5 News Cover Story: ADHD
  • Video Production: Working with Students with Disabilities, Webster University
  • Featured on audiotapes for Learning Disabilities Association of Missouri
  • Featured on Vocational Rehabilitation video: Counseling
  • Adjunct Professor, Webster University
  • Adjunct faculty at St. Louis Community College, all three campuses
  • Field Instructor, Washington University School of Social Work
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor Behavioral Studies, University of Missouri
  • Supervisor of Counselor-in-Training and Provisional Counselors
  • Supervisor of Graduate Student interns
  • Instructor for Developmental English course, St. Louis Community College
  • Trained staff to facilitate courses for workplace skills enhancement
  • Statistical analysis of research for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Missouri
  • Case Manager at the St. Louis Regional Center
  • Managed human resources for 120 developmentally delayed clients
    Administrator for the VOCA Corporation
  • Social Service representative for cognitively challenged clients
    Life Skills Foundation
  • Managed an apartment for cognitively challenged adults
    Instructed clients in areas of developmental disabilities

Craig Office closed

In light of the on-going Covid-19 situation, the Craig Office will be closed until the social distance recommendations are rescinded.

I understand that this is an extremely difficult time for everyone. At this time, my staff and I are working on HIPAA compliant options to communicate with the clients who have already started an evaluation. However, if you need to communicate with me, please feel free to reach out by telephone.
(314) 963-8862
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