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Dr. Donovan is a Professional [unlicensed] Psychologist. He joined Summit Psychological Services in 2019 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow working under the Supervision of Managing Director, Dr. Alison Johnson. He gained invaluable experiences working with individuals, couples, families and groups. Dr. Donovan's practice now focuses on Personal Coaching. Throughout your coaching journey, you can expect honest feedback, thought-provoking insights, and a safe space to reflect. His approach blends a wide range of coaching methodologies, including emotional intelligence, performance enhancement, and mindfulness, tailored to suit your unique needs and objectives.

Dr. Donovan has a unique background. He has been a New Jersey educator for over 25 years; serving as an Administrator for more than 2 decades. He is able to draw on his 25+ 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 and has particularly strong experiences working with people diagnosed with ADHD and Anxiety. Dr. Donovan has shown a great strength in working with High School and College students but certainly enjoys seeing clients of all
ages. 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.

In today's fast-paced and ever-changing landscape, everyone is faced with unique challenges that demand adaptability, resilience, and strategy. As a Coach, his mission is to empower and guide you through each transformative journey, enabling you to not only overcome obstacles but also thrive amidst uncertainty. He will collaborate with you to identify your strengths, address areas for improvement, and foster a deeper understanding of your past, present and future! Dr. Donovan is committed to fostering a supportive environment where you can openly explore challenges, celebrate successes, and cultivate self-awareness, all while cultivating the skills necessary for growth.

Because Dr. Donovan is not licensed, his fee cannot be reimbursed through Insurance.



PsyD, Doctorate in Psychology, The California Southern University

MA in Administration & Supervision, Montclair State University

BA in Elementary Education & Communication- Seton Hall University


(908) 273-5558 ext 124

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