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Donna L. Guardino, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-5050

Office: (585) 239-2803

Fax: (585) 273-1117

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Faculty Appointments

Biography

Professional Background

Donna L. Guardino, PhD, is a psychologist, a Senior Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry, and a Senior Instructor in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her PhD degree in 2018 from Gallaudet University and completed her pre-doctoral internship under Deaf Wellness Center at University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Guardino is currently conducting individual and group psychotherapy primarily for adults at Deaf Wellness Center. In addition to her outpatient work, Dr. Guardino is a member of the Diversity and Cultural Awareness Leadership Team (DCALT). She also is a co-chair for the Cultural and Training subcommittee at National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) focusing on providing cultural training to support the organization’s mission in creating more accessible services to the Rochester Deaf community.

Dr. Guardino’s research interests are: 1) on Certified Deaf Interpreters’ experiences working with language deprivation Deaf individuals in medical settings, and 2) Deaf population health and language deprivation.

Credentials

Education

2015
MS | Gallaudet University
Clinical Psychology

2018
PhD | Gallaudet University
Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2016 - 08/11/2017
Internship in Clinical Psychology at University of Rochester Medical Center

6/12/2019 - 10/1/2020
Fellowship in Psychology at University of Rochester Psych Post Doc Fellowship

Awards

2016
Larry G. Stewart
Location: Gallaudet University

2011
Thomas S. Marr
Location: Gallaudet University

2011
Psi Chi, Psychological Honor Society
Location: Gallaudet University

2011
Outstanding Psychology Major
Location: Gallaudet University

2010
Phi Alpha Pi Scholastic Honor Society
Sponsor: Phi Alpha Phi
Location: Washington, D.C.

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