Dr. Donabella is a psychologist with Ph.Ds in Clinical Psychology and Medical Sciences. She has worked in her private practice since 2002 alongside her research on stress, anxiety, and health. In the past, she has published many articles and given many presentations exploring the mind-body connection, relating stress and health.
Dr. Donabella has expertise in athletic performance, anxiety, depression, and LGBTQ and sexuality related concerns. She also helps those recovering from athletic injury, teaches stress management, and coaches individuals with health and wellness concerns. She works with young adults, college students, and adults.
Dr. Donabella's approach is based on many therapeutic modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, existential therapy, integrative therapy, mindfulness practices, and psychodynamic therapy. Her therapy is informed by her research and personal experience as an athlete. She also works with her 4 year old Goldendoodle, Clementine, who has passed the initial stages of training and testing for her official Therapy Dogs International certification. Clementine will take her final exam for this certification this upcoming summer!