Dr. Donna Rockwell, Psy.D, L.P. is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in preventative and wellness techniques and practices mind-body medicine, psychotherapy and stress reduction in her private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Dr. Rockwell, an existential-humanistic psychologist, meditation teacher and practitioner has established herself as a leading expert in celebrity mental health as well as a respected authority on mindfulness meditation. As an adolescent, adult, family and couples therapist, she helps her busy and successful clients manage anxiety and stress-related symptoms and resolve depression, sadness, loneliness, trauma, relationship and interpersonal difficulties, self-esteem issues and challenges related to finding one's life purpose. Dr. Rockwell engages her clients with humor, honesty and clarity as well as compassion and kindness. Her research and dissertation on the psychology of fame and celebrity has provided her with the knowledge and expertise that benefits her celebrity high-profile clients, helping them manage the unique challenges that these individuals face. Donna's psychotherapy practice integrates cutting-edge therapies including cognitive behavioral therapy or CBT, psychoanalytic therapy, humanistic, existential and contemplative psychotherapy and mindfulness. Her goal is to support her clients who experience problems in living, and help them discover ways to attain greater happiness in work, love and play. Psychotherapy sessions are individually-tailored, working with individuals, couples and families in her private practice on the Upper East Side of Manhattan or via Skype.
Dr. Donna Rockwell, an expert clinical psychologist, adjunct faculty member, community outreach worker, activist, columnist, and mindfulness meditation expert teaches public mindfulness classes and creates and conducts workshops for corporate retreats, large corporations and small businesses, government agencies, sports team consultation and healthcare settings. She helps her workshop participants generalize the theories and practical application of mindfulness-awareness to the workplace, school, personal and professional relationships. Donna's expertise developed over 15 years in Shambhala International meditation training and the Harvard University Continuing Education Program in Meditation and Psychotherapy. Dr. Rockwell was a student of Humanistic psychology founder, Clark Moustakas, PhD, at the Center for Humanistic Studies where her training included existential-humanistic psychotherapy, existential dream analysis, and play therapy.
A former TV journalist and columnist, Dr. Rockwell is a 1980 founding member of Cable News Network, Washington, D.C. She was producer for famed journalist Daniel Schorr, and she covered Capitol Hill for the network.. Dr. Rockwell produced the daily news lead "Cover Story" for WRC-TV in Washington, D.C. and continues to appear as a mental health expert on TV, radio, and in print.