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DONNA STEINBERG
3 Lebanon Street Suite #39
Hanover, NH
(802) 299-6359
Donna.Steinberg@Dartmouth.edu
New Hampshire License #978

 

 

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical School

Hanover, NH

Internship training (APA approved) July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000 

Post-doctoral training July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001

 

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, May 2000

Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology (APA approved)

Dissertation Completed May 1999:  “Mothers’ representations of their relationships with their children related to maternal behavior, demographic information, and psychological characteristics.”

 

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

M.Ed., August 1996

Curry Programs in Clinical and School Psychology (APA approved)

Master’s thesis title: “Behavioral inhibition as a predictor of Strange Situation classifications”

 

Wesleyan University

Middletown, CT

B.A. in Mathematics, May 1989

 

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

 

Private Practice                   July 2008- present

 

  • Provide short-term and long-term psychotherapy to a diverse population of local college students and community members ages 12 years into adulthood

  • Provide family and couples therapy

  • Treat a variety of presenting problems, including the eating disorders, depression, anxiety, self-injury, substance abuse, and relationship issues

  • Collaborate with psychiatrists, nutritionists, and other therapists on behalf of mutual clients

 

 

Dartmouth College       October 2001 – July 2008

Counseling and Human Development

Staff Psychologist

 

  • Provide short-term and long-term psychotherapy to a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students

  • Provide on-call services for emergency situations

  • Co-chair of Eating Disorders Team (February 2003- present)

  • Facilitate Group Therapy (Sexual Trauma Survivors group, and a “Food and Mood” group)

  • Consult with deans and other college officials

  • Conduct outreach services to educate the college community about a range of issues, such as seasonal affective disorder, healthy relationships, alcohol abuse, eating disorders, and traveling abroad

  • Conduct small-scale studies to ensure quality improvement (October 2001- February 2003)

 

University of Virginia  August 2001-September 2001

NICHD Study of Early Child Care

Consultant

 

  • Reliably coded the Parent Development Interview from videotaped interviews 

 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Behavioral Health             July 2000 - June 2001

Counseling Center of Lebanon  

Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship  

  • Provided individual and family psychotherapy to clients ranging in age from three to 50 years

  • Conducted psychological assessments of children, adolescents, and adults 

  • Contributed to child and adult team meetings

  • Consulted with local public high school guidance counselors regarding high-risk students

  • Participated in seminar on Davanloo’s intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy methods, including critiquing videotapes of individual therapy sessions with two young adult clients

  • Participated in two hours of individual supervision a week

 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Behavioral Health July 1999 - June 2000

Counseling Center of Lebanon            

Clinical Psychology Intern  

 

  • Provided individual and family psychotherapy to clients ranging in age from two to 58 years

  • Conducted psychological assessments of children, adolescents, and adults

  • Contributed to child and adult team meetings

  • Participated in five seminars (Group, Family/Systems, Assessment, Continuous Case Conference, Research)

  • Participated in four to five hours of individual supervision a week

 

Monticello High School     Spring 1999

Group Leader

Charlottesville, VA

  • Designed and conducted two four-week stress reduction workshops for gifted high school students, grades 9-12

 

Center for Clinical Psychology Services July 1998 - June 1999

Senior Staff Clinician and Student Assessment Supervisor  

The University of Virginia

 

  • Supervised second-year graduate students in assessment through one-way mirror, and in data analysis and report writing

  • Conducted therapy for four families and two individual adults 

  • Chosen to be the family team lead therapist.  (Received live supervision while a team of eight other graduate students watched behind a one-way mirror.  Participated in hour-long discussions regarding the case with the team.)  

  • Participated in two hours of individual supervision a week 

  • Participated in one hour of group assessment supervision bi-weekly

  • Co-facilitated a one-day workshop for paraprofessionals and social workers on behavior management skills 

  • Taught intake procedures to second-year students 

 

DeJarnette (Residential Treatment) Center  September 1997 - June 1998

Commonwealth of Virginia

Staff Clinician  

Staunton, VA

 

  • Conducted individual therapy on adolescent unit 

  • Co-conducted family therapy sessions

  • Co-facilitated group therapy (Anger Management, Girls’ Group, and Teen Topics)

  • Participated in multidisciplinary assessment/treatment planning process

  • Participated in two hours of individual supervision a week 

 

Center for Clinical Psychology Services        August 1996 - June 1998

Staff Clinician 

The University of Virginia

 

  • Conducted therapy for individual adult clients

  • Performed intensive personality and cognitive assessments

  • Participated in training meetings on issues such as the roles of race, sexual orientation, and religion in psychotherapy  (July 1996-July 1997)

  • Contributed to Family Team and Cognitive Behavioral Team meetings  (July 1996 - July 1997)

  • Participated in one hour of individual supervision a week

 

Project Lift                     June 1996 

Practicum student 

Staunton, VA

 

  • Participated in home visits for early intervention with infants and toddlers with epilepsy, congenital deformities, Down Syndrome, and Cerebral Palsy

  • Co-developed treatment plans for infants with special needs

 

 

Kluge Children’s Rehabilitation Hospital           June 1996 - July 1996

University of Virginia Medical Center

Practicum student 

Charlottesville, VA

 

  • Shadowed advanced practicum student in assessment of infants and children with special needs

  • Participated in team meetings 

 

Albemarle County High School       January 1996 - May 1996

Student School Psychologist 

Albemarle, VA

 

  • Administered and interpreted cognitive tests

  • Served on committees to determine special education eligibility

  • Co-facilitated process groups immediately following two suicides among the students

  • Held individual counseling sessions with three female students

  • Participated in one hour of supervision a week 

 

Judge Baker Children's Center   October 1991-February 1993 

Child-At-Risk Hotline Telephone Case Screener 

Boston, MA      

  • Gathered data from callers, assessed callers' needs, and implemented appropriate responses

  • Completed child protection case reports, memoranda to Department of Social Services, and internal records 

  • Assisted callers under stress through use of crisis intervention techniques

  • Provided information and referral assistance to callers

 

Castle School        August 1989 - June 1991

Cambridge, MA 

Team Leader (October 1990 - June 1991)  

  • Served as intermediary between counselors and administrators at a residential school for emotionally disturbed adolescents

  • Supervised and trained new staff and interns

  • Coordinated staff scheduling and chaired team and staff meetings

  • Organized special events

Counselor (August 1989- June 1991)        

  • Supervised 12 emotionally disturbed adolescents in all aspects of daily routine

  • Devised individual treatment plans and held weekly counseling with two emotionally  disturbed adolescents

  • Supervised clients' participation in Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous

 

Massachusetts Advanced Studies Program  Summer 1988

Intern

Milton, MA

  • Supervised and advised nine 16-year-old girls on a dormitory hall 

  • Assisted master teacher in "Problem Solving" math class

  • Led group discussions on various topics including racism, peer pressure, and eating disorders

  • Taught modern dance to class of 22 students

  • Planned and executed field trips

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical School         July 2005-2017

Psychology Training Program

Lebanon, NH

 

  • Provide weekly supervision to a pre- or post-doctoral psychology intern.  Videotapes of sessions are encouraged to use as a teaching tool. 

 

Veterans Administration Medical Center   July 2002-June 2015

Clinical Supervisor

White River Junction, VT

 

  • Provide weekly supervision to a pre-doctoral psychology intern.  Videotapes of sessions were used as a teaching tool. (July 2002-June 2004)

  • Mentor pre-doctoral psychology interns for the Veterans Administration internship (July 2004-June 2015)

 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical School July 2002- June 2015

Guest Lecturer

Lebanon, NH

 

  • Provided multiple one-and-a-half hour seminars to psychiatry residents and fellows on treating eating disorders in adolescents (July 2007-July 2014)

  • Provided one-hour seminar on supervision (February 2015)

  • Provided one-and-a-half hour seminars to psychology pre-doctoral interns on multiple clinical issues relating to race, and lesbian, gay, and bisexual students (July 2002-July 2007)

 

 

University of Virginia     Spring 1999

Guest Lecturer

Charlottesville, VA

 

Provided three-hour lectures in graduate level psychopathology class on three separate occasions.  Topics included Adjustment, Anxiety, Somatoform, and Dissociative Disorders

 

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

University of Virginia         August 1995 - June 1999 

Research Assistant for Robert Pianta 

NICHD Study of Early Child Care

 

  • Lead research assistants in reliability coding the Parent Development Interview from transcriptions

  • Compiled and analyzed multiple and extensive data sets

  • Lead undergraduates in reliability coding videotapes of children and parents

  • Developed coding system of expressed affect between mothers and four-year-old children

  • Adapted Jerome Kagan's temperament variables for new research on the role of behavioral inhibition in Mary Ainsworth's Strange Situation classifications

  • Collected videotape data (of father/child and child/friend interactions) for longitudinal study

 

Harvard University       January 1993 - July 1995

Research Assistant for Jerome Kagan 

Harvard Infant Study

 

  • Administered protocols to 21-month-old and four to seven-year-old children to collect both behavioral and physiological data

  • Organized the scheduling and coding of play sessions for groups of three to six children 

  • Initiated contact and maintained relationships with parents who have been diagnosed with panic disorder or major depression

  • Coded videotapes of children of various ages for behavioral temperament indices

  • Interviewed parents 

 

 

RECIPIENT

 

Infant and Family Intervention Training Project    September 1995 - September 1996

 

  • Training grant to gain expertise in infant and family assessment and intervention

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Austin-Riggs Center         September 2005

Stockbridge, MA

 

  • Provided a case presentation about managing the difficult client to multi-disciplinary, working group of professionals from about twelve different colleges

 

New England College Health Association Conference       October 2004

Portsmouth, NH

 

  • Presented lecture entitled, “Group Treatment for Eating Disorders: an Eight Week Curriculum” 

 

New England College Health Association Conference       October 2003

Saratoga Springs, NY

 

  • Lectured, along with colleagues, for one and a half hours regarding the team approach to the treatment of eating disorders

 

Middlebury College     March 2003

Middlebury, VT

 

  • Presented lecture to Middlebury College’s Eating Disorder Team on short-term psychotherapy treatments for eating disorders

 

American Psychological Association    August 1999

Boston, MA

 

  • Presented poster by Thomas Sheeran, Ph.D., Robert S. Marvin, Ph.D., and Robert Pianta, Ph.D. entitled “Mental Models of Marital Relationships: Evaluating the Spouse Relationship Interview”

 

Society For Research in Child Development       April 1997

Washington, DC 

 

  • Presented poster entitled "Temperament as a predictor of Strange Situation classifications"

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Steinberg, D.R. & Pianta, R.C. (2006).  Maternal representations of relationships: Assessing multiple parenting dimensions.  In Mayseless, O. (Ed.) Parenting Representations: Theory, Research, and Practice.  New York, New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Lloyd, J.W., Steinberg, D.R., & Wilhelm-Chapin, M. (1999).  Research on the transition to kindergarten.  In R.C. Pianta & M.J. Cox (Eds.), The transition to kindergarten: Research, policy, training and practice.  Baltimore, MD: Paul Brooks.

 

Kagan, Arcus, Snidman, Peterson, Steinberg, Rimm-Kaufman. (1995). Asymmetry of Finger Temperature and Early Behavior. Developmental Psychobiology, 28, 1-9.

 

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

 

American Psychological Association 

New Hampshire Psychological Association

 

 

REFERENCES

 

Mark Reed, M.D., Counseling and Human Development, 7 Rope Ferry Road, Hanover, NH 03755.  (603) 650-1442.

 

Heather Earle, Ph.D., Counseling and Human Development, 7 Rope Ferry Road, Hanover, NH 03755, (603) 650-1994.

 

Miriam Osofsky, Ph.D., 20 West Park Street, Suite 216, Lebanon, NH 03766.  (603) 643-1664.

 

Robert C. Pianta, Ph.D., NICHD Study of Early Child Care, P.O. Box 9051, Charlottesville, VA 22906.  (804) 243-5483.

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