Hellen McDonald

Hellen McDonald

Office: 2000

(217) 244-5186

hgmcdona@illinois.edu

Educational Background

Hellen McDonald graduated from UIUC, School of Social Work in 1998 with a MSW, mental health concentration. She received a bachelor’s in psychology and speech communication from Blackburn College in 1989. She has experience working in inpatient and outpatient settings, with children, adolescents, adults and older adults. She has managed a community-based program for older adults and clinically supervised therapists in a social service agency. Straight out of grad school, she worked as a home health/hospice social worker at a local hospital. She opened up her own private psychotherapy practice in 2006, working with all sorts of issues and life challenges, showing a special interest in Perinatal Mood Disorders.

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