Dr. Rockwell is a graduate of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts with a BA in Language & Communication.
She received a Master’s degree in Journalism and Public Affairs from American University in Washington D.C.
Dr. Rockwell earned her Master's and Doctorate in Humanistic and Clinical Psychology from the Center for Humanistic Studies (now the Michigan School of Psychology) in Farmington Hills, Michigan.
Donna Rockwell, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with private practices in both New York and Suburban Detroit. She is founder and CEO of Already Famous with Dr. Donna, an online community inspiring women and girls to live their best, most authentic lives. She is a leading mindfulness meditation teacher, specialist in celebrity mental health, and an activist in contemporary humanistic psychology. She also spent many years as a news journalist and was an original member of CNN.
With 20 years of experience, Dr. Donna is a mental health expert featured on numerous national TV and radio stations and social media platforms. Her research on the psychology of fame and celebrity has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, The BBC, The CBC, among other media outlets.
She is Past-President of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, Division 32 of the American Psychological Association (APA), and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology and The Humanistic Psychologist.
Dr. Rockwell is Adjunct faculty at Saybrook University, College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Mind-Body Medicine, co-teaching the popular course, Mindfulness and Meditation in Health.
Her published work includes peer-reviewed journal articles and popular press publications on Mindfulness, the psychology of fame and celebrity, and humanistic foundations of psychology and psychotherapy.
When not speaking or writing for Already Famous, Dr. Rockwell loves to connect with good friends and hang out with her husband, kids, and young grandchildren.