Dr Lori A. Russell-Chapin


Dr Lori Russell Chapin

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC); Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS); Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor (CCMHC); Diplomate Clinical Mental Health Specialist in Trauma.

Dr Lori A. Russell-Chapin, is a professor at Bradley University in the online Masters of Counselling program and writes a monthly blog for “Psychology Today” on various topics like mental wellness and sleep hygiene.

Dr. Russell-Chapin is currently a co-director for the Center for Collaborative Brain Research, which partners with the Illinois Neurological Institute. Dr Russell-Chapin practices part-time in private counseling and consultation and serves as the national chair for the Neurocounseling Interest Network, a professional network of the American Counseling Association.

She has presented workshops internationally on issues including clinical supervision, neurofeedback, epigenetics, and self-regulation. She is published in various state, national and international journals and has authored multiple books on psychology-related subjects.


  • William T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence
  • Burlington Northern Foundation Jr. Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching
  • University Putnam Award winner for excellence in teaching
  • The National Thelma Duffy Creativity Counseling Award for innovation in the counseling profession
  • The Samuel Rothberg Award for Professional Excellence in Research.

Medical Expert On

  • Sleep Hygiene
  • Mental Wellness
  • Neurofeedback
  • Epigenetics
  • Self-Regulation
  • Psychology