›  Psychological Evaluation - Including Diagnostic Assessments, Psychoeducational/Cognitive Testing, Personality/Projective Testing

 Individual Therapy 

 Child/Adolescent Therapy 

› Family Therapy
 Parent Therapy
› Dealing with issues of Depression, Anxiety, Grief and Loss, Trauma, Learning, ADHD, Adoption, Separation/Divorce, and Adjustment/Transition across the life span

 Working from the following modalities and therapy orientations:
Psychodynamic, Developmental, Systems; Cognitive-Behavioral; Solution-Focused 


About Me

I have over 15 years of direct experience in providing psychotherapy and psychological evaluation to children, adolescents, adults, and families.  I have worked with individuals from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities, and cultures.  I have been in private practice since 2000.  Previously, I was a Staff Psychologist at Dorothea Dix Hospital in Raleigh, NC (1998-2004) and worked at several clinics and hospitals in the Boston area (1994-1998).  I also provide supervision to area therapists, and have provided seminars on psychological testing and multi-cultural issues in psychotherapy.  

Education & Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (1998) - University of Massachusetts Boston
  • B.A. Psychology (1987) - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
  • Licensed Psychologist in N.C. and a Certified Health Services Provider
  • Member of the the American Psychological Association (APA), North Carolina Psychological Association (NCPA), Division of Independent and Professional Practice (DIPP) of NCPA, North Carolina Psychoanalytic Society, Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Society

Services I Provide

Dedicated to helping people live better lives through the art and science of psychotherapy.

Dr. Lita Russell

​Licensed Psychologist

Lita Russell, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist