The Remarkable Relationships Show
The Remarkable Relationships Show brings a fresh perspective on all things related to
how humans develop their individual brilliance while navigating the excitement, stickiness and resistance in their relationships. Host Mercy Russell interviews a wide range of relationship experts and ordinary people for their insights and the magic in their stories.
“We will take an in-depth look at problems in mental, emotional and social behavior that seem to plague us. With a focus on relieving suffering, we will explore how relationships can both bind us and free us from our troubles,” Mercy said.
Mercy also conducts call-in hours to address your questions with specific recommendations. Her hope is that you find a new perspective to lift your spirits as you pursue fulfillment of your life goals.
Mercy Russell, Host
Mercy Russell has a 35 year career as a psychotherapist and mentor specializing in relationship systems in the family and the workplace. Her passion is discovering the strength and magic in each person’s story. Mercy sees life’s challenges as the soul’s invitation to expand and evolve. Trained as a Clinical Social Worker at UCLA, she has worked in psychiatry with children, teens and adults. From the first client she met, Mercy has been fascinated by the hidden depths of strength and wisdom we each embody. Her experience in the treatment of sexual abuse, sex offenders and addictions taught her about resiliency, recovery and free will.
Facing her own life challenges, she embraced Bowen Family Systems Theory as a tool to define her individuality in complex relationship systems. Mercy has embraced a research attitude as her therapeutic strength. She combines her study of the biology of natural systems in all forms of life with her ongoing spiritual exploration of human potential.
Watching the diversity in her own family of career, marriage, divorce and parenting with a compassionate eye has grounded her in a broad understanding and acceptance of individuality. Mercy is fascinated by cultural differences, geographical mobility and belief systems. She is an international speaker who has presented on a wide range of topics related to complex relationship systems, social dynamics and education policy. Her favorite part of speaking is engaging with the audience in Q&A sessions. Mercy is lifelong student of human nature curious to learn with you, so tune in weekly as together remarkable relationships will be examined.