F. Russell Crites, Jr.
Counseling, Consulting, Child & Adult ADD, ADHD Testing
and More
About Russ

Russ Crites is a licensed professional counselor (LPC), a  licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT), and a licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP).  He is also a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, is a certified Irlen screener (problems with reading due to distortions on the page), and is a Board Certified  Clinical Hypnotherapist (NBCCH).   He has also gone through intensive training regarding the diagnosis of autism/asperger disorder.  He graduated from Abilene Christian University in 1976 with a master’s degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology.  Post masters work was  completed in order to obtain the certifications/licenses  necessary to work with public schools doing psychological  testing, behavioral management, individualized behavior  plans, and behavioral IEP’s for students.  Russ has  worked with students in public/private schools for over  twenty-five years providing these services.  As a result, one of his strengths is working with students who have school related issues. 

His specialties include working with students who have:

  • ADHD or ADD 
  • Asperger or Autism 
  • School Phobia
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • General Anxiety & Stress
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • and more 

In addition to traditional treatment, Russ utilizes biofeedback to address ADHD or ADD issues, e.g., inattention, off task, focusing issues (effective with any student struggling with executive function issues). Russ has written a book entitled, Bipolar or ADHD that provides practical tools for both parents and educators.  In addition, he has recently had a second book published that is  entitled, Executive Function Dysfunction: Educational/Behavioral Strategies for ADHD, Bipolar, Asperger and Other Brain Based  Disorders which addresses multiple brain based issues that cause significant difficulties for individuals.   Russ has multiple offices and continues to work with schools utilizing his License as a Specialist in School Psychology. 

Russ’ work with adults includes: 

  • Individual therapy 
  • Premarital 
  • Couple or Marriage Therapy 
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Co-parenting
  • Parent Facilitation

In addition to the above he specializes in working with adults who have:

  • ADHD or ADD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety & Stress
  • Asperger Disorder
  • Sexual Issues
  • Codependency
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Adult Child Issues

Russ was director of a drug/alcohol program for over five years where he provided treatment for individuals who struggled with substance abuse issues and other addictive disorders, family of origin issues, codependency and adult child issues.  Russ has made presentations at local, state, and regional levels regarding many of the above issues. 

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Crites Counseling and Consultation
413 W. Bethel Rd. Suite 100
Coppell, Texas  75019

Serving Coppell, Irving, Carrolton, Lewisville, Grapevine, Corinth, Lake Dallas and other surrounding areas. 

Firewheel Counseling and Consultation

Firewheel Mall
675 Town Square Blvd, Suite 200
Garland, Texas  75040

Serving Garland, Plano, Wylie, Sachse, Murphy, Richardson, McKinney, Allen and other surrounding areas. 

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