Dr. McDonald has practiced psychology for over 20 years and applies solid psychological principles, tested in research and grounded in practice, to help clients addressing a variety of concerns. Through her private psychology practice at Bair, Peacock, McDonald, McMullan, & Bell, P.D. she provides the psychological assessment and treatment services to adolescents, adults, and couples. For more information, go to www.bpmmb.com
Dr. McDonald brings her 20+ years of experience providing psychological services out of the therapy office and into the work world, with the singular goal of helping professionals flourish at work and in life, through her partnership with Lisa Graham, Ph.D at McDonald Graham, LLC. Dr. McDonald works in private one-to-one or small group settings with professionals at all levels of their career. She is experienced in leadership coaching for small businesses, family owned businesses, and large corporations and specializes in coaching high potential employees to progress toward their career and personal goals.
Dr. McDonald has expertise and a vast amount of experience in helping individuals:
· Improve communication and interpersonal style
· Improve decision making abilities
· Resolve conflicts
· Increase productive, proactive workplace behaviors
· Create and maintain positive changes at work and in their personal lives
· Identify and deal with barriers to positive change
· Create workplace environments that promote respect, connection, innovation, and collaborative solutions to difficult problems
She is a member of the Birmingham Collaborative Alliance and works as a divorce coach with individuals who have chosen to end their marriage through the collaborative divorce process. She is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Birmingham Collaborative Alliance. For more information, go to www.birminghamcollaborative.com
Dr. McDonald completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at Transylvania University in Lexington, KY, her Master’s degree and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her clinical internship at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.