Olivia McDonald, PsyD

Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow

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Olivia is a postdoctoral fellow in Clinical Psychology with experience providing therapy and assessment to children, adolescents and families with difficulties including anxiety, depression, ADHD and individuals with developmental delays among other behavior and mood disorders. Her previous clinical training includes psychotherapy informed by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), interpersonal, psychodynamic, attachment and play therapy techniques in a variety of settings. Olivia also has a background in utilizing Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and sand tray approaches. She additionally has spent several years training in and providing diagnostic, developmental and behavioral assessments.

Olivia earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from JFK School of Psychology at National University and wrote her dissertation about the impact of social media on mental health stigma in young adults. 

Outside of work, Olivia enjoys painting, hiking, taking her dogs to beaches and parks, and all things outdoors!


  • Clinical Psychology, JFK School of Psychology, National University


Social Media & Mental Health