Dr. Eileen Russell is a clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City and Montclair, NJ. She is Senior Faculty and founding member of the AEDP Institute and is a part-time Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU Medical Center/ Bellevue Hospital where she formerly worked with people with addictions and serious mental illness. She is also on the Faculty of the National Institute for the Psychotherapies’ (NIP) Integrative Trauma Studies Program. She is author of Restoring Resilience: Discovering Your Clients’ Capacity for Healing (W.W. Norton & Co., 2015). In it she integrates Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy with other experiential approaches and modern psychodynamic thinking, expands our understanding of resilience to include clinical populations, and argues for the power of a resilience-oriented approach to depth-oriented therapy. In addition to training clinicians in AEDP, nationally and internationally, her research and writing interests include the development of AEDP theory and practice, human agency/will, resilience, integrating positive psychology and psychodynamic practice, and spirituality in psychotherapy.