david l. russell ed.d., s.p.a.d.a., l.p.
specialist in drug & alcohol treatment
(269) 327-7632 + EXT. 17
Specialty Areas: I’ve worked in the mental health and substance abuse field for over 25 years with both individuals and couples. I work with a variety of disorders including depression and anxiety. I also treat other behavioral addictions, such as gambling, spending, video games, and pornography. Working with men and anger is another area in which I specialize.
Treatment Philosophy: I believe in helping my clients by encouraging communication at an honest level. I believe in a holistic assessment to identify problems that leads to comprehensive treatment planning. I am well versed in several emotive and behavioral approaches, including 12-step recovery for addiction problems.
Education/Experience: Master’s degree in 1976, Specialist Certificate in Drug & Alcohol in 1980, Doctorate in Counseling Psychology in 1989, Psychologist in private practice since 1995.
*Insurances Accepted: Aetna, BCBS (PPO), BCBS, BCBS (CONN. GEN.), BCBS (PPO), BCBS (MI conf. of Teamsters), BCBS (Medicare), BCBS (PPO/Kelloggs employer Plan), BCBS (PPO/Kelloggs employee plan goes to Value Options), BCBS (Traditional), BCBC(WMU), BCN VO, Beech Street, Blue Choice, CONN. GEN. (BCBS, American Axel & GM), EBS, Great Lakes/Medicaid, IBA/UMR, Magellan (State of Michigan), MESSA, PPOM, Priority Health, United Health Care (Pfizer), Value Options, VO (BCN), VO (Eaton), VO (Kellogg & Railroad), VO (State of Michigan).
**Plans may change at any time. Please call your insurance company for eligibility, deductions, co-pays and pre-certification. Out of state plans often vary, please check with your insurance company.