Dr. Danielle Palmer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey prior to receiving her master's and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. As part of her training, Dr. Palmer completed her APA accredited internship at Boys Town, in Boys Town, Nebraska where she provided individual and family therapy to youth who were placed in residential treatment settings. Dr. Palmer received her postdoctoral fellowship training at Casa Pacifica, in Camarillo, California, where she provided psychological services to children and adolescents (and their families) who were placed in a non-public school setting as a result of significant emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Dr. Palmer is an active member of the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Palmer utilizes an integrative approach of cognitive behavioral therapy with behavioral, humanistic, and family systems approach to interventions, based on the needs of the individual. Dr. Palmer has a strong interest and background in working with children, adolescents, and their families, and although a generalist in her practice, she has specific interests in working with children with behavior disorders, and as well as adolescents and adults who struggle with depression, anxiety, and trauma histories.
Dr. Palmer's psychological testing background includes assessing adjudicated youth for psychological services and readiness to integrate back into the community, as well as assessing cognitive functioning, academic achievement, learning challenges, and to obtain diagnostic clarification toward to goal of developing tailored treatment recommendations to enhance psychological and psychiatric care.