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Calm Sea

Experience Change with
Dr. Donna Crossman

Your Well-Being Is in Good Hands

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"When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves"

Viktor Frankl

"In any given moment, we have two options: to step forward into growth or to step back into safety"

Abraham Maslow

​"The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new."

Dan Millman

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According to the American Psychological Association, “Psychologists help people live happier, healthier and more productive lives.” Through the use of various psychotherapy methods and collaborative treatment measures, my patients develop life-changing habits to help them cope with many of life’s various obstacles. My therapy sessions are designed to explore the patient's concerns and perspectives while providing them with effective tools to help them live their fullest lives.

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Clinical Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton NY

Master of Science (MS), Clinical Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

Bachelor of Arts (BA), Justice, Minor in Psychology, American University, Washington, DC

Most Recent Work and Training Experience

Staff Psychologist, Jesse Brown VA Hospital, Chicago, IL

Staff Psychologist, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA

APA Post-doctoral fellowship, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA

APA Pre-doctoral internship, University of Massachusetts Medical School/Worcester Recovery Center & Hospital, Worcester, MA

Dr. Crossman currently works full-time as a staff psychologist and program manager at the Jesse Brown VAMC in Chicago, IL. She helps Veterans in achieving their educational, vocational, and recovery goals to live their fullest lives.

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Evidence-based treatment for

  • Sleep difficulties

  • Anxiety (generalized anxiety, social anxiety, specific phobias, obsessive compulsive disorders)

  • Adjustment issues and interpersonal issues

  • Cognitive Rehabilitation for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Compassionate approach

I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy

while maintaining a compassionate and nonjudgmental treatment philosophy. I take a holistic approach to easing suffering while collaboratively developing individualized goals with every patient.

Personalized Care

In our therapy sessions, we’ll work to solve current problems and improve positive thinking and behavior. I will help you “re-frame” your reactions and provide you with valuable tools to cope with life’s obstacles. I’m confident you’ll find my personalized care beneficial and inspirational. Get in touch to book an appointment.

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Contact Me

Thank you for visiting my website today!

If you have any questions please contact me to learn more; I offer free 15 minute phone consultations to ensure your treatment goals are compatible with the services that I provide.  

I'm an out-of-network provider for most insurance companies.

Currently serving individuals in Boston, MA & Chicago, IL

Phone: (978) 225-0306

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