We have the most licensed psychologists and psychiatrists practicing in one location in New England -
Dr. Palmer - Ansorg received her Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences from Hofstra University in 1988
and her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1997.
She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City,
UT, where she worked in adolescent residential treatment and the outpatient Learning Problems
Clinic. She completed her post-doctoral residency serving as the psychology consultant to the
severely emotionally disturbed public school in West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Palmer-Ansorg has
served as a consulting psychologist to the Florida department of juvenile justice and the Palm Beach
county school district, and has rendered expert testimony in juvenile and family court proceedings in
both Florida and Washington State. She has provided training and consultations to schools,
community organizations, and professional associations. She has been licensed as a psychologist
since 1998, and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, adults, and
Dr. Palmer-Ansorg has also served in administrative capacities throughout her career. She was the
Director of Education for an adolescent residential treatment center and the Clinical Director of an
outpatient adolescent sex offender treatment program, both located in Florida. She has been the
clinical and administrative director of Family Psychology Associates, a small group practice north of
Seattle, from 2002 to 2013. As the Director she has supervised practicum students and postdoctoral
residents, as well as other licensed Masters level therapists and psychologists.
Dr. Palmer-Ansorg works with clients to understand their own thinking processes and belief
systems, to develop new coping strategies and learn new skills to interact with family and others
interpersonally, and to make lifestyle adjustments to bolster internal psychological and coping
resources. Making targeted changes in these areas leads to improvements in overall mood and
well-being for families and individuals. She works with children and adolescents using tools that are
engaging and interactive and take into account their developmental needs and abilities. She works
with a range of clinical issues including depression/anxiety, parenting issues, attention problems,
impulse control problems, self-esteem, trauma, stress management, coping/adjustment Issues, grief
and loss, temper tantrums, and anger management.
Susan Palmer-Ansorg, Ph.D.
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