Private Practice Locations:

New York City
1377 Lexington Ave #2C, New York, NY 10128

Farmington Hills, Michigan
26105 Orchard Lake Rd #203, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Dr. Rockwell specializes in Celebrity Mental Health, Mindful Approaches to Daily Living, and working with adults, couples, and adolescents challenged by anxiety, depression, stress related disorders, and other problems in living. Dr. Rockwell's clinical focus is on Mindfulness approaches to personal and professional development.


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Clinical & Outreach


Dr. Donna Rockwell  is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City and Farmington Hills, Michigan. She has worked with clients on wellness issues since 1999.

In addition to her clinical practice and academic posts, Dr. Rockwell teaches public mindfulness classes and conducts outreach work, bringing the theories and practical application of mindfulness to corporations, small businesses, MBA courses, and sports teams. Dr. Rockwell has conducted breast cancer support groups and mindful-awareness stress reduction workshops in Beaumont Hospital's Sharing & Caring program, in Royal Oak, Michigan.

A columnist and former TV journalist, Dr. Rockwell is a 1980 founding member of Cable News Network, Washington, D.C. She was producer for famed journalist Daniel Schorr, and she covered Capitol Hill for the network for 3 years. Dr. Rockwell produced the daily news lead "Cover Story" for WRC-TV in Washington, D.C. and continues to appear as a mental health expert on TV and radio programs.



Teaching & Research


Dr. Rockwell is adjunct faculty at the Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP) in Farmington Hills, Michigan and Saybrook University, School of Mind-Body Medicine. She was mentored by Humanistic Psychology founder, Clark Moustakas, PhD at the Center for Humanistic Studies in: phenomenological and heuristic research methods, humanistic-existential psychotherapy, existential dream analysis, and play therapy for children.

Dr. Rockwell designed and taught the Mindfulness curriculum at MiSPP, and currently teaches Mindfulness, Meditation and Health at Saybrook University, Graduate School of Mind-Body Medicine. Dr. Rockwell also serves at both schools as a dissertation committee member and chair.

Her research writing on mindfulness & psychotherapy and the psychology of fame & celebrity can be read in peer-reviewed journals. 

 Dr. Rockwell is a featured expert at Huffington Post in her blog: Mindfulness in Everyday Life, and at She is a regular contributor to Ambassador Magazine in her column, Being & Becoming.  Her interviews with leading meditation teachers have been published in Shambhala Sun magazine.