Mr. Rusk is an Ohio Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S) and a Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist (IMFT) specializing in individual, couples and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio.
As a graduate of University of Kentucky's College of Social Work with over 39 years experience, he works with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are individual psychotherapy, marriage & family therapy, substance abuse assessment & counseling, behavioral medicine and clinical hypnosis.
Mr. Rusk has published journal articles and book chapters on psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis. Mr. Rusk has presented at national conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of behavioral medicine, clinical hypnosis and psychotherapy.
Mr. Rusk is an interactive psychotherapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help guide clients through personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Education: BS from Xavier University 1969; MSW from University of Kentucky 1981
Ohio Licenses: Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW-S) and Independent Marriage and Family Therapist (IMFT). Due to COVID-19 Kentucky has issued a Temporary Emergency License (No. 254759) that expires 12/14/2020.
Additional Training: Diplomate in Clinical Social Work and licensed for Social Work Supervision and certified as an Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis.
Professional Memberships: Member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW); Clinical member and Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis with the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH).