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About Russ Sabella, Ph.D.

Dr. Russell A. Sabella is currently a Professor of Counseling in the College of Education, Florida Gulf Coast University and President of Sabella & Associates. His concentration of research, training, consultation and publication includes:

  • individual and group counseling
  • counseling technology & tech-literacy
  • comprehensive school counseling programs
  • peer helper programs and training
  • solution focused brief counseling/consultation
  • cyberbullying
  • developing, maintaining, and repairing your digital reputation (see

Russ is author of numerous articles published in journals, magazines, and newsletters. He is co-author of two books entitled 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 the popular 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 (2003-2004) of the of the American School Counselor Association and the Florida School Counselor Association (2013-2014).

Russ has trained and consulted with thousands of school counselors, educators, parents, and organizational leaders throughout the country. You can access and review his comprehensive vita online at

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