Roberta McDonald, LMSW, is a licensed master social worker at One Alkaline Life, LLC, a telehealth practice specializing in mental health headquartered in Waldorf, Maryland.
Roberta obtained her undergrad degree in social work at the University of North Carolina Wilmington after an honorable discharge from the Navy. She then completed her Masters of Social Work at Texas State University and quickly obtained her professional license in the state of Texas.
Roberta has a wide array of experience working in the mental health field, including working with children within child protective services, individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, inpatient unit group therapy, and the veteran population.
As a Navy veteran, Roberta believes that she can better understand veterans and their family members' struggles. Common struggles include substance misuse and isolation, but these are struggles that Roberta believes no one has to face alone.
Roberta utilizes both cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness to spur talk of