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Karolyn Palmer

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Mrs. Karolyn K. Palmer is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#38766) and a Credentialed School Counselor. She currently is a School Counselor at Monte Vista High School in Danville, California and is a psychotherapist at Lafayette Family Counseling. She focuses her private practice on providing children, adolescents, and adults individual, family, and group psychotherapy. In her nineteen years of professional experience, she has gained specialized knowledge and training in the areas of adoption/foster care, parenting education, trauma, and educational issues. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degree at University of California, Davis and University of San Francisco respectively and has advanced to candidacy in her Doctorate at California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Francisco.

Research Areas

  • Adoption/foster care
  • Parenting education
  • Trauma
  • Educational issues


  • MA, Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco