Donna earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Social Work from New York University, initially counseling children experiencing sexual abuse and individuals suffering with AIDS in NYC. She continued her education at University of California, Irvine, where she received a certification in Independent Educational Consulting. She earned her Executive Functioning certification at the Landmark College in Putney, Vermont, and most recently she completed her certification as a Life Coach at the Jay Shetty School. Her early work experience as a preschool teacher at York Avenue Preschool in NYC and at the Purchase Children’s Center School in Purchase, NY add to her diverse background.

Donna’s science-based education and work experience, her personal journey, and the meaningful lessons and strategies she has developed over the last 20 years enable her to help her clients become independent and feel confident in their daily lives. She starts from the premise that we are all whole, capable human beings and the obstacles, challenges, and successes we face are a common road we all travel and experience in different ways. Through a supportive and collaborative partnership, Donna will assess what areas of executive functioning skills that are in need of support, work to identify the underlying reasons for the challenges being identified, and create a step by step game plan for how to increase functioning in the identified areas. 

Donna Jarecki, LMSW

We equip parents with the tools to truly understand the building blocks of child development and how secure relationships form and thrive.

With this knowledge, parents are able to develop their own personal parenting frameworks so they can respond confidently and effectively to any challenge that comes along, resulting in families that are healthier, calmer, and more connected with one another.