Aberdine Donaldson, M.S.

Aberdine Donaldson


Aberdine is a clinical extern at the Boston Child Study Center where she provides supervised dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, and their families. Aberdine is also a Licensed and Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP).

Aberdine is currently a doctoral candidate at Northeastern University where she received her master’s degree and certificate of advanced graduate study in applied educational psychology. Previously, Aberdine graduated with honors from Boston University where she received her bachelor’s degree in psychology. Following her undergraduate education, Aberdine was a clinical and research associate at the Center for Effective Child Therapy at Judge Baker Children’s Center. Aberdine has training and experience with DBT, ACT, the Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC), and other empirically-based interventions. She has worked in the Wellesley and Brookline Public schools as a school psychology intern conducting comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations and providing evidence-based treatments to students experiencing a wide range of emotional disorders at the elementary and secondary levels.

Aberdine’s research focuses on the effective assessment and progress monitoring of youth experiencing internalizing concerns, such as anxiety and depression.