Background and Training
Undergraduate Degree: BA 1985, Harvard-Radcliffe
Post-Graduate Degree: MD 1991, University of California, San Francisco
Psychiatric Residency Training: 1991-1995, UCLA; Child Fellowship 1995-1997, Cedars-Sinai
Psychoanalytic Training: 1999-2008 Child Program; 2010 Adult Program, New Center for Psychoanalysis
Practice Style: Outpatient child, adolescent and adult Individual, Family, Psychopharmacology, Psychoanalytic Treatments.
Theoretical Orientation: Psychoanalaytic (contemporary)
Type of Patients: Individuals, Couples, Families, Children, Adolescents, Adults
Diagnostic Interests: Anxiety, Mood Disorders, Eating Disorders, Autism, Psychotic Disorders, Developmental Disorders, Personality Disorders, Dual Diagnosis.
Participation in Residency Education
Dr. Donner supervises fellows in the Child and Adolescent Fellowship Program at UCLA. She also sees residents in the Resident Psychotherapy Program.
Names of residents supervised in the last five years: Marissa Caudill, MD, PhD; Mitali Wadekar, MD; Patirck Thomas, MD, PhD; Sunil Mehta, MD, PhD; Christina Ford, MD; Roy Eyal, MD; Karen Cheny, MD.
Hours of availability to supervise a resident at this time: Thursday from 7:45 am to 10:15 am.
Emergency Contact Number: (818) 825-5942 (mobile)