Erin Donahue has 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents and parents as a mental health professional both in the school setting and outpatient therapy. She has played an active role in the Special Education Departments of schools, as well as crisis and wellness teams, giving her a unique opportunity to work with a diverse population of needs and circumstances. Erin has also worked at a private practice as a counselor, mainly coordinating social skills groups and meeting with a small clientele who have met the criteria for adjustment disorders, anxiety and depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), oppositional defiance disorder (ODD), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Erin takes a systems approach to counseling, applying behavioral strategies and a variety of goal-oriented psychotherapy treatments that include cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, Rogerian therapy and play therapy. She also subscribes to Michelle Garcia Winner’s Social Thinking Curriculum and works with children of all ages to help them with their social, emotional, and behavioral skills. Her main clientele is made up of children, adolescents, and parents.
Erin earned a Master’s degree in Education in School Counseling at the University of Massachusetts Boston and has obtained a post-graduate certificate in the area of Mental Health at Cambridge College in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Erin moved to Hong Kong from Boston, Massachusetts with her husband and three children. This is their first experience living abroad.
Starting in September, Erin can be seen by appointment at our Southside clinic.