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Laura Palmer, PhD, MSCP, ABPP  is a board certified psychologist with over 35 years of experience in clinical work, research, consulting and training in pediatric, adolescent, and adult psychology and neuropsychology.  She has clinical and teaching across a variety of settings including hospital, school and private practice.  She has been involved in the training of Doctoral level Counseling Psychology students for the past 20 years. 

Education                                                                                                                                                                                                       B.A. in Psychology,Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX                                                                                                               M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Houston at Clear Lake, Houston, TX                                                                                       Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Houston, Houston, TX                                                                                                       Post-Doctorate MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology, Fairleigh Dickinson  University, Teaneck, NJ

Internship and Residencies                                                                                                                                                              Post-doctoral Fellow in Neuropsychology, Hospital for Joint Disease, New York University Medical School                               Clinical Fellow in Neuropsychology, Children's Specialized Hospital, Mountainside, NJ                                                                     Clinical Psychology Internship, Judge Baker Children's Center/Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA,                    Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation, APA                                                                                                                   Neuropsychology Externship, Children's Specialized Hospital, Mountainside, NJ                                                                               Clinical Psychology Externship, Lyons VA Hospital, Lyons, NJ

Licensure and Certification                                                                                                                                       Board Certification in Counseling Psychology                                                                                                                                                 Credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology Registrant 51113                                               N.J. License for Psychologist #3534 since 1997                                                                                                                                             License for Professional Counselors NJ 1997-present                                                                                                                                 Texas Licensed Professional Counselor 1989 – 1999

Employment & Professional Affiliations                                                                                                                      1996 - 2015 - Seton Hall University                                                                                                                                                                    2012 - 2015 - Tenured, Full Professor, Director of Training, Counseling Psychology PhD Program                                                     2003 - 2012 - Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure, 2001, Served as Department Chair,                                                     2005 - 2014 - Director of Training, Counseling Psychology PhD program 1997- 2015                                                                         1996 - 2003 - Assistant professor, Counseling Psychology PhD program, Seton Hall University                                                       1993 - 1994 - Children's Specialized Hospital, Mountainside New Jersey                                                                                             1994 - 1997 - Newark Beth Israel Hospital, Newark, NJ                                                                                                                               1996 - 1997 - NYU, Hospital for Joint Disease, Center for Epilepsy, Neuropsychological Postdoctoral Fellow

Awards and Honors

2015    NJ Psychological Association, Outstanding Contribution to Graduate  Education & Training                                             2012    New Jersey Psychological Association Researcher of the Year                                                                                                   2010    Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Div. 17 Society of Counseling Psychology                                             2010    Outstanding Volunteer Recognition: Founding Board Member & President, Children at Risk, Houston,  TX                     2008    Association for the Advancement of Psychology – Outstanding Advocacy Award                                                                 2001    University Teaching Fellow, Seton Hall University                                                                                                                             1998    University Teaching Excellence Recognition                                                                                                                                     1997     University Teaching Fellow, Seton Hall University    

For a full review of Dr. Palmer's professional association memberships, active areas of research, scholarship, training expertise, and engagement in international clinical training and service delivery, please see her vitae.


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