Dr. Ramona Palmerio-Roberts
Dr. Ramona Palmerio-Roberts is a staff psychologist and clinical supervisor of trauma services. She treats and educates patients with trauma histories both individually and in group settings.
Dr. Roberts has attained cognitive processing therapy (CPT) provider status and received training in EMDR and trauma-focused expressive arts. She is constantly focused on deepening and expanding her knowledge of and expertise in trauma-focused treatments.
Her approach to psychotherapy is informed by a cognitive-behavioral orientation and mindfulness-based practice. She also uses a motivational interviewing style, having been trained by professionals in the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT). She has conducted several motivational interviewing trainings for clinicians and medical professionals in a variety of clinical settings and at universities.
Dr. Roberts has presented research at regional, national, and international conferences and has several publications in professional, peer-reviewed journals. She has conducted trainings, lectures, and full semester-courses on diversity aiming to better equip both clinicians and students at growing in multicultural competence and sensitivity. She has won several awards in her career, including Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
She earned her Doctor of Psychology degree in clinical psychology at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. She is a certified trainer of teen co-occurring disorders through the Department of Health and Department of Public Welfare of Pennsylvania.