Clinical Director - MA, LPC, LCADC
Jennifer Russo graduated as a psychology major from Centenary College (now known as Centenary University) and began working with severe co-occurring disorders for non-profit organization called Comprehensive Behavioral Health Care, as well as Community Hope. During her employment there, was where Jennifer began receiving one-on-one experience working with mental health and substance abuse disorders.
Jennifer returned to graduate school at Centenary College, where she received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, all while completing her License Professional Counselor (LPC) requirements. During her graduate program, Jennifer completed her internship at the Hackettstown Addiction and Counseling Center; and became focused on treating substance use disorders. Jennifer enrolled in continued education course work and received her License in Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counseling (LCADC).
Jennifer worked within the Sussex County region, for Treatment Dynamics, Inc. that later merged and became Summit Behavioral Health up until 2014. The company then closed the Newton location and opened a new facility in Union, NJ, where Jennifer became the Clinical Director. Jennifer was responsible for the start-up of the new location that became very successful providing co-occurring treatment for adult Partial Care treatment and adolescent Intensive Out-Patient programming.
Jennifer joined the team of Little Hill Foundation in May 2018, with the same ambition of beginning a new program, this time closer to her roots of where she received her education within the field. Jennifer is passionate in what she does, as a skilled clinician in trauma work and motivational interviewing. Jennifer’s goal is to continue to carry out the mission of Little Hill Foundation within North Warren Counseling Center.