<b>Russ Curtis, Ph.D.</b>, LCMHC is professor of counseling at Western Carolina University
where he serves as the coordinator of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program.
Prior to becoming a counselor educator, Russ worked in a clinical mental health center
where he coordinated with medical providers to ensure optimal care for at-risk clients
with co-morbid mental and physical illnesses. Russ is co-editor of the book <i>Integrated
Care: Applying Theory to Practice</i>, and producer of the instructional video, <i>Integrated
Care in Action</i>. He also co-created the instructional video, <i>Positive Psychotherapy:
Helping People Thrive</i>. For the past 20 years, Russ has taught and supervised both
school and clinical counselors, and has researched and published in areas related
to Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports in schools, treating adolescent
anxiety, and increasing growth mindset in students.
Dr. Curtis's teaching interests include counseling theories and techniques, testing
and assessment, integrated care, and positive psychotherapy.
Curtis, R., Roberts, L., Graves, E., Thompson, H., Wynn, D., Krantz, D., & Weiloch,
V. (2020). The role of psychedelics and counseling in mental health treatment. <i>Journal
of Mental Health Counseling, 42</i>(4), 323-333.<br><br>Masterpeace, a WCU Counseling
Wellness & Art Magazine:<br><a href="https://fliphtml5.com/pdhbe/mggo">https://fliphtml5.com/pdhbe/mggo</a><br><br>A
Multipoint Qualitative Analysis of Group Training: Counseling Student Perspectives
and Self-Efficacy<br><a href="https://repository.wcsu.edu/jcps/vol13/iss3/1">https://repository.wcsu.edu/jcps/vol13/iss3/1</a><br><br>Coping
with Heartbreak:<br><a href="http://www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v18n4.pdf">http://www.jsc.montana.edu/articles/v18n4.pdf</a><br><br>Positive
R., & Christian, E. (Routledge, 2012). <i>Integrated Care in Action </i>[DVD]. Available
from http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415891325/<br><br>Curtis, R. (YouTube).
80 counseling instructional videos with 1.4 million views in 135 countries. Available
from http://www.youtube.com/user/russcurtis1?feature=mhee<br><br>Curtis, R., & Goetz,
K. (Microtraining an imprint of Alexander Street Press, 2013). <i>Positive Psychotherapy:
Helping People Thrive </i>[DVD]. Available from https://www.academicvideostore.com/video/positive-psychotherapy-helping-people-thrive
*<b>Selected as an Editor’s Choice.</b>