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Donna DeWan

Donna DeWan


Project Director, Regional Planning Consortiums
NYS Conference of Local Mental Hygiene Directors, Inc.
Phone: (518) 801-3229
Fax: (518) 465-2695

Donna previously was the Director of Corporate Programs and a National Trainer with the National Council for Behavioral Health in Washington, DC.  She led an innovative collaboration with Aetna Behavioral Health to bring Mental Health First Aid to the workplace. Donna has over twenty five years of experience working for and consulting with Fortune 100 companies.  She has held leadership positions with Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Lehman Brothers and American Express.  Her consulting includes companies such as AT&T, Proctor & Gamble, Colgate Palmolive, Bell Labs, and Hoffman LaRoche, to name a few.  Her work has spanned across the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, presenting topics on health, wellness, cross cultural adjustment, team building as well as providing critical incident consultation and threat assessment.  Donna has also worked with the US military counseling soldiers deploying to and returning from the Balkans, Afghanistan and Iraq. She has Master’s degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice.  As a licensed professional counselor, certified clinical trauma professional, and licensed massage therapist, she believes in a trauma-informed, total health and an integrative approach to helping and healing.