Dr. Dan Donnelly was raised in the Midwest but has lived in Virginia for over two decades. He obtained his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami (Fla.). His internship was completed at the Brooklyn VA Outpatient Clinic. He has over 25 years of experience working as a licensed psychologist in Virginia, on staff at the Potomac Center since 1993. His training has included cognitivebehavioral (CBT), psychodynamic, interpersonal and gestalt therapy. He takes an eclectic approach, finding what works for each person. He has experience working in community mental health, employee assistance and private practice. He has conducted individual, couples and family therapy. He has led group therapy for substance abuse, codependency and parenting of adolescents. He has provided supervision to therapists who are in training as well as psychological testing for individual personality and emotional functioning.
Dr. Donnelly has been a part of PCI for over 15 years and now works primarily with adolescents and adults in individual and family therapy. Typical problem areas that he has successfully addressed include mood disorders, depression, anxiety, anger, addiction, interpersonal problems and adjustment issues. He believes in the power of relationships, science and spirituality. He has a comfortable, relaxed style. He strives to set people at ease with the process of therapy, helping each person find the best way to achieve his or her goals. Dr. Donnelly is married and has two daughters.