Russell is the
co-author of R.D. Laing & Me:
Lessons in Love with R.D. Laing, Hillgarth Press,
1992, Shinyosha (in Japanese, 1994) Ediciones de la Flor (in Spanish,
1995) Editora Siciliano (in
Portuguese, 1997) and the author of Report on Effective Psychotherapy: Legislative Testimony (Hillgarth Press, 1981, with 1994 Update) and has been a
frequent contributor to Psychologie Heute (Germany).
She has written articles in, Japan Times (Japan), The Psychologist (U.K.),
Human Potential Magazine (U.K.), Changes (U.K.), Clinical Psychology Forum
(U.K.), Psychoanalytic Studies (U.K.) and numerous other publications. She was
the author of “Lifetalk with Roberta
Russell,” a weekly column appearing in The Adirondack Daily Enterprise and The Lake Placid News.
She was a board member
of the European Association of Humanistic Psychology (Geneva,
the Education and Accreditation Committee of the National Accreditation
Association and American Examining Board of Psychoanalysis, Inc. and of Women
Business Owners of New York.
She has been the host
of a New York City
cable television show called Lifetalk which featured interviews with
movers and shakers in controversial areas of psychology, nutrition, medicine,
environment, and population growth.
Russell, sports nutritionist, is also the happy loser of 65 pounds. In the
course of maintaining her trim figure she has also founded and facilitated The
New York Calorie and Exercise Logging Group, comprised of 4 free groups of
calorie and exercise loggers, originally established in the Tri-Lake communities
Lake Placid, Saranac
Lake, and Tupper
Lake, as well as Manhattan. Before initiating these unusually
effective research-based, highly motivated weight-loss and maintenance groups,
she had introduced TOPSŪ (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a non-profit organization,
to New York City.
Ms. Russell has
lectured at Oxford University (U.K.), Yale
University, The New School for Social
Research, New York University, North Country
Community College, The University of
Glasgow (Scotland), Sophia
University of Rome and the Third Italian Congress of Humanistic Psychology, University of Buenos Aires
(Argentina) and in
universities across New Zealand
She was also a featured speaker at the International Conference on Psychotherapy
of the Future, in Spain and
the Healthier Living Show in Australia,
the Australian Psychological Society and the New York Public Library. Ms.
Russell is the originator of Mutual Alliance Therapy
Workshops which have been commended by a 1994 Social Innovations Award
(U.K.). She has conducted workshops internationally for business organizations,
universities and individuals.
404 East 55 St.
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Concept of Mutual Alliance
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