Russell Sabella, Ph.D.

Professor, Consultant, and Writer in Cape Coral, Florida

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Dr. Russell A. Sabella is currently a Professor of Counseling in the College of Education, Florida Gulf Coast University and President of Sabella & Associates, LLC

His concentration of research, training, consultation and publication includes individual and group counseling; counseling and technology; comprehensive school counseling programs; solution focused brief counseling/consultation; cyberbullying, digital reputation and citizenship.

Russ is author of numerous articles published in journals, magazines, and newsletters. He is co-author of four books including School Counselor Side Hustle (Sabella & Associates, 2019), Stress Management (Faulkner Press, 2017), Confronting Sexual Harassment: Learning Activities for Teens (Educational Media; 1995) and Counseling in the 21st Century: Using Technology to Improve Practice (American Counseling Association; 2004).

He is also author of three books including Solution-Focused School Counseling: The Missing Manual (2020), A Friendly and Practical Guide to the World Wide Web (2nd edition; Educational Media; 2003), A Practical Guide to Keeping Kids Out of High-Tech Trouble (2008, Educational Media Corporation) and well-known for his Technology Boot Camp for Counselor workshops conducted throughout the country.

Dr. Sabella is past President of the of the American School Counselor Association (2003-2004) and the Florida School Counselor Association (2013-2014).

Russ has trained and consulted with over 65,000 school counselors, educators, parents, and organizational leaders throughout the country. You can access and review his comprehensive vita online by clicking here.

  • Work
    • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Education
    • Counseling