Dr. Palmer is a Licensed Psychologist with a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri–Kansas City. She has been in full-time private practice in Northwest Arkansas since May 2005. Prior to moving to Arkansas in 2002, Dr. Palmer provided services in the Kansas City area to individuals with a wide range of needs in a variety of mental health settings including psychiatric hospitals, college counseling centers, and community health settings.
Currently, Dr. Palmer primarily provides services to adults seeking individual or couples therapy. She utilizes an integrative approach that includes cognitive-behavioral therapy, positive psychology and mindfulness-based techniques to address the many life challenges individuals often encounter. Dr. Palmer has a special interest in mind-body medicine and integrating nutrition into clinical practice to enhance mood and help her clients reach optimal levels of health.
In addition to her academic and work experiences, she also possesses a tremendous amount of patience, trustworthiness, ethics, communication skills, and respect for client confidentiality.
Dr. Palmer is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Greater Kansas City Psychological Association.