Eric U. Russ, Ph.D.

Eric U. Russ, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Dr. Russ received his undergraduate degree in Psychology and Anthropology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.  He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Emory University, as well. He completed is clinical internship in San Francisco VA Medical Center (CA) and is Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Traumatic Stress from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Russ is a licensed psychologist, which he received in 2012. He works as a Clinical Psychologist for the Department of Psychiatry's Depression Center, located at 401 E Chestnut St (suite 610) in Louisville, KY.  He conducts individual and group outpatient psychotherapy and supervises psychiatry residents, psychology post-docs, and graduate students in psychotherapy.

Dr. Russ has received grant funding for the Kentucky Veterans Program Trust Fund, which focuses on treating National Guard Veterans with PTSD, Depression, and other mental health difficulties.  He has presented at National and International meetings ("Refining the Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic, Histrionic Diagnoses" at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association in New Orleans, LA and "Understanding Personality Using the SWAP" at the Society for Personality Assessment in Chicago, IL.  Dr. Russ has many oral presentations in local meetings, as well.  Dr. Russ has also had six Poster Presentations at National and International meetings, six peer-reviewed publications, and one book chapter.

Dr. Russ is currently a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the National Network of Depression Centers Military, Veterans and Family Task Group, the Kentucky Psychological Association, University Faculty Forum, Departmental Merit Review Committee, and the Depression Center Clinical Services Committee.  He is also the current Chair of the Kentucky Psychological Association Early Career Committee.