Donna completed her undergraduate work in Psychology at the College of William and Mary and received a Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology (Social Psychology/Personality) from Virginia Commonwealth University. She also completed post-doctoral respecialization in Clinical Psychology through the University of Hartford. She currently is a licensed psychologist in Colorado.
Donna practiced as a clinical psychologist for 18 years in Ohio, with specialty areas in women’s health, including eating disorders, compulsive disorders, anxiety disorders, and coping with chronic medical conditions. She has held faculty positions with the University of Hartford and Bowling Green State University (research associate) and served as program chair at Ottawa University and Argosy University (Phoenix and Denver campuses). She currently teaches graduate classes in areas of social psychology, organizational psychology, research, and clinical training, and mentors dissertation projects, for Walden University, Grand Canyon University, and Argosy University. Donna has extensive experience in consulting related to workplace wellness (e.g., surviving downsizing, stress management, team building, interpersonal relationships) and program evaluations (e.g., bullying in school settings, juvenile mental health court). Some of her current research interests include social aggression, family advocacy, and workplace stress.