Dr. O’Donnell is an ABPN Board Certified psychiatrist in private practice and has recently affiliated with The Postpartum Stress Center. She previously served as staff psychiatrist and leader of the Women Veteran’s Mental Health Team at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center. Additionally, she holds an appointment of Clinical Associate at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. O’Donnell studied undergraduate biology, psychology and philosophy at Villanova University. She received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University and completed her psychiatry residency at the University of Pennsylvania, where she served as chief resident.
Dr. O’Donnell has special trainings and certifications in psychotherapies for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and in the new and growing field of positive psychology. She has experience treating young adults and college students as well as women throughout the life-cycle, including during pregnancy, postpartum and through menopause.