Russell E. Spieth

Russell E. Spieth, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who has experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of settings. He brings significant experience collaborating with individuals, couples, and families to address a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, anger, addictive behaviors, and difficult life transitions. Dr. Spieth received his Doctorate of Philosophy in counseling psychology from the University of Akron, his Masters of Education in counseling psychology from Columbia University, and his Bachelor of Science in psychology from Florida State University. He is currently the director of Outpatient Rosary Hall-St. Vincent Medical Center where he provides leadership and operational oversight of ambulatory addiction treatment services, as well as staff and program development for the expanding continuum of programming. He was previously the managing director at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) where he oversaw educational programming for medical and pharmacy students and community-based clinicians on substance use disorders, collegiate mental health, and motivational interviewing. Dr. Spieth’s approach to treatment is strengths-based, motivational, relational, and interpersonal. He focuses on one’s relationships to family, friends, romantic partners, habits, stress, academics, employment, coping, etc. Dr. Spieth enjoys a wide variety of music and movies, eating out, running with his dog, and training for triathlons.