Samaritan Counseling

Office Hours by appointment only – Mon – Fri  (901) 729-3900

Earle Donelson

Earle Donelson, Ph.D., received his Doctorate in Psychology from Kent State University.  He also has a MA in Psychology and a BA in Special Education and English from the University of Northern Colorado.  Earle is a licensed Health Service Provider in Psychology in Tennessee and a member of the American Psychological Association.

He has worked at Samaritan since 1999.  He has also worked at the University of Memphis Counseling Center and at Le Bonheur Center for Children and Parents.  Prior to his Doctorate, he worked with adults with physical and developmental disabilities.  Earle is an active member of Idlewild Presbyterian Church and active in his community.  He enjoys music, reading, old movies, cooking and friends.

  • Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider, State of Tennessee
  • Member, American Psychological Association

Earle Specializes in treatment of:

Late adolescents 15 years and older and adults. Individual and couples. He works with depression, anxiety, PTSD, childhood trauma, ADHD, spiritual exploration, LGBTQ+ issues, grief and loss, self-identity, aging issues and relational issues. He provides educational, personality, psychological and clergy assessment/evaluation. He also provides educational/outreach programming.