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Donna Hammontree is a licensed clinical social worker and registered play therapist/supervisor, and operates Donna Hammontree LCSW, LLC., a private practice she established in 2001. An author of the children’s book “Spry Sparrow: From Drab to Fab!“, and a writing contributor to ChildsWork , and Coastal Sport Wellness magazine, Donna is an active speaker on the issue of “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Children: A Psycho-social Approach”.

During her studies at San Jose State University — where she received her Masters degree –, the focus was on Mexican-American studies and working with individuals within their families and communities. Together with having lived in six states across the country before settling in Savannah, she gained insights to a variety of cultures.

Donna’s accomplishments include development of the Childhood Cancer Family Support Fund in 2005 at Memorial University Medical Center, providing financial aid to families of child cancer victims. In addition to clinical social work and case management services in the medical environment, she has also provided counseling for outpatient mental health, mobile crisis, regular and alternative educational/vocational settings, and domestics shelters housing victims of domestic violence.

Donna is a long-time resident of Savannah, married, and has two adult children.

Donna M. Hammontree

Lanesha Nesbit joined Donna Hammontree LCSW, LLC. in 2015 to assist with client scheduling, verification of their medical coverage and benefits (including co-pays, co-insurance, deductibles), obtaining authorization, and does medical billing and all insurance followup. She has 5 years experience working with insurance companies, earned her Associates degree in Business, and is expanding that education attending Penn Foster for medical billing and coding.

Lanesha Nesbit
Donna helps people of all ages with a variety of issues:
  • Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Loss, Trauma.
  • Family Needs, including Parenting.
  • Couple & Relationship Concerns.
  • Life Transitions; Going to College, Empty Nest, Growing Older.
  • Acute & Chronic Illness.
  • Educational & Occupational Matters.
  • Acute Crisis.
  • Domestic Violence.
  • Physical & Sexual Abuse.

Masters of Social Work
(San Jose State University, 1994)
Bachelors of Arts
(Carson-Newman College, 1981)

Professional Memberships

National Association of Social Workers
Clinical Social Work
Association of Savannah
Association of Play Therapy

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