DONNA STRAUSS-RUSSO, LCSW
Clinical Director/Founder Connect Counseling & Wellness
Donna earned a BS in psychology from the University of Maryland and an MSW from New York University. She has worked extensively, conducted research and written published articles on child welfare and trauma.
After years of experience working for the NYU Child Studies Lab, Audrey Hepburn Children's House, Children's Aid & Family Services, Bergen County Family Guidance, and Sage Day Schools, Donna founded Connect Counseling & Wellness in 2012 with the mission of providing treatment based on the person-in-environment model and geared toward helping patients improve their overall (physical, emotional and spiritual) well-being.
Donna is a mother and a cancer survivor committed to helping others become their best selves.