Russell R. Rice

Russell is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and the Founder and Executive Director of River Stones Residential Treatment Services in Redlands, California.

Russell has been working with challenging youth for over 25 years.  He has trained and inspired over a thousand therapists and child care workers in the U.S. and China in the field of treating childhood trauma .  Russell is on the board of California Alliance of Children and Family Services and serves as the Chair of the Residential Care Committee.  He also serves on the editorial board of the Residential Treatment of Children and Youth journal.

Russell is an international speaker, trainer and consultant applying principles from various disciplines including positive psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, child development, various spiritual disciplines and management science, inspiring individuals and organizations to operate in the upper echelon of their potential.

Attitudes and principles working with youth

This is simply a miscellaneous list of attitudes and principles we have collected over the years that help guide our work. It is in no way exhaustive, nor does it encapsulate our comprehensive treatment approach.