About Carol Oconnell, PsyD

Dr. O'Connell developed and managed the Partial Hospitalization Program at the Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron, where she served as program director from 2003 to 2010. She also previously was coordinator of the Intensive Outpatient Program for adults at Spring Mountain Sahara in Las Vegas, incorporating cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) skills. Dr. O'Connell also served as staff psychologist both at the Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron and at Kaiser Permanente in Denver. A past president of the Colorado Women's Psychologists Association, she also has served as assistant professor of psychology for both Kent State University and the Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine. She holds a bachelor's degree from Tufts University and her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Denver, and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and Psy Chi, the Psychology Honor Society. Dr. O'Connell specializes in anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression and trauma issues in adults. She also has a specialty interest in adolescent parenting issues.

Carol O'Connell treats patients between the ages of 20 and 75.


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    University of Denver, PsyD in Clinical Psychology|Tufts University, Bachelor's