Donna and her therapy dog Neil
Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychotherapy
Donna works with children, adolescents, adults and families and conducts sessions in her office or in the arena with the horses. Donna believes people have the capacity to grow, change, and adapt. Her treatment methods are based on the individual needs of each person and she incorporates a variety of therapeutic modalities, including insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral and experiential, and her approach is typically solution-focused.
She has recently started incorporating EMDR and somatic work for those who may have experienced trauma in their lives. Donna has many clinical interests and is comfortable working with a diverse client population. She specializes in working with children of all ages and enjoys helping parents and teachers find alternative solutions to academic and behavioral challenges.
She also specializes in working with the military and their families, especially with manipulating the various transitions that may occur.
The following are some common areas addressed in treatment:
- grief and loss
- bipolar disorder
- post traumatic stress
- traumatic brain injury
- anger management
- autism spectrum disorder
- attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- learning disabilities
- self destructive behaviors
- parenting skills
- social skills training