Clinical Services

Deborah A. O'Donnell, PhD, Clinical Psychologist, LLC, offers psychotherapy and psychological testing for children, teenagers, and adults in southern Maryland.  Psychotherapy can be short-term or long-term.  She specializes in adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, trauma, and autism-spectrum disorders.


Deborah A. O'Donnell, PhD uses solution-focused approaches to therapy to help clients reach their treatment goals.  She places special emphasis on mind-body health, and often combines cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and mindfulness approaches. 


Deborah A. O'Donnell earned a PhD in clinical psychology at Yale University in 2002.  She completed a doctoral clinical internship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. 


She is a licensed psychologist in Maryland (#03958) with over 15 years of experience.


Dr. O'Donnell previously held positions as an Associate Professor of Psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland and Research Assistant at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  She draws from these academic and research positions to inform her clinical practice.