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MICHAEL DONOVAN, PSYD

POST DOCTORAL FELLOW
New Jersey Permit Holder TP#193-010

Specializations and Expertise:

  • Child/Adolescent/Teen therapy; Parent Counseling/Skills; Young Adult/Adult (individual) therapy; family therapy [structure and relationships]

  • ADHD; anxiety; defiance and oppositional behavior; conduct disorders; pervasive developmental/autism spectrum disorders; learning disorders; special education issues; school intervention

  • Emotional disturbances; special needs; social skills

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Client-centered therapy; Motivational interviewing; Mindfulness

  • Psychological Testing & Evaluation


Dr. Donovan is a Post-Doctoral Fellow working under the supervision of the Managing Director, Dr. Alison Johnson.  He is able to draw on his 20+ years as an educator and school administrator, along with his knowledge in clinical psychology to bring a unique background and perspective to the practice.   He has extensive training in working with children and adolescents.  He also works with adults, couples, families and groups.


Dr. Donovan incorporates a variety of orientations and approaches into his work, with a focus on cognitive behavioral therapy. He also values the importance of psychoeducation.


He is well versed in working with children, families and schools regarding Individualized Education Plans, I&RS and 504 Plans, Child Study Team Referrals and School Refusal.  He focuses on the importance of a successful relationship between the home and school.


Dr. Donovan also focuses on Career Counseling, Life Coaching and Executive Coaching.


Education:

PsyD, Doctorate in Psychology, The California Southern University

MA in Administration & Supervision, Montclair State University

BA in Elementary Education & Communication- Seton Hall University

Contact: 

(908) 273-5558 ext 124