Dr. Jillian Russo received her bachelor’s degree in Human Development from Cornell University and her Masters and Doctoral degrees from Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Clinical psychology. She graduated with a concentration in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and has worked with children, adolescents, parents, and adults struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, adjustment, and mood and behavioral dysregulation. Her dissertation research focused on using fMRI technology to identify potential biomarkers for adolescents who are at risk for bipolar disorder. She hopes to be able to utilize research in everyday clinical settings in order to enhance treatment outcomes.
Dr. Russo completed her clinical internship at Yale University School of Medicine’s adolescent services program working with adolescents and young adults on both a psychiatric inpatient unit and in an intensive outpatient program. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University’s Department of Mental Health and Counseling, where she continued for a year as a staff psychologist. There she conducted both individual and group therapy, focusing on evidence based techniques. Dr. Russo’s primary interest is utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in individual and group settings, as well as parent training and dialectical behavior therapy skills, with children and adolescents suffering from mood and anxiety disorders.
Dr. Jillian Russo (ext. 102)