Danielle Burns, Depth Psychologist®

Danielle Burns, Depth Psychologist® is a professional research consultant who specializes in the application of heuristic inquiries, the creation of community action research, and the development of teaching programs in the humanities, arts, behavioral, and social sciences for healthcare students and practitioners. She brings symbolic understanding through teaching, music, art, and film for cultural enrichment, psychoanalytic, and self-improvement purposes. Her clinical inquiries explore functional behaviors and evolutionary processes, and how such behaviors affect consciousness development in human beings through attachment relationships.

Danielle Burns is a Medicare Assessment Specialist and LCSW Clinical Supervisor at the Community Research Foundation. She drives excellence in healthcare about communities of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, while enriching the lives of individuals and families. She helps to nurture, guide, direct, and collect data for reports through quality interviews, and collaborates on a variety of evidence-based practices, solutions, treatment options, and mental health approaches at schools, wellness recovery centers, and residential facilities. She also specializes in advising students, trainees, and interns involved in educational fieldwork, practicum, and internship programs.

Danielle is an Adjunct Professor of research, theology and philosophy. She teaches the Conscious Healing and Consulting® approach to research methodology in the Master of Arts in Clinical Counseling (MACC) program at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU). Research methodology is a way to study the various research methods adopted by a researcher, along with the logic, assumptions, justification, and rationale behind them. Danielle also teaches other courses including, but not limited to, Personality Theories, The Psychology of Cognition and Learning, and Developmental Psychology: Birth through Adolescence at PLNU and other universities. 

Danielle earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts and Sciences in Psychology degree with a Minor in Social Work from San Diego State University. She earned a Master of Social Work degree with emphasis in Children, Youth, and Families from California State University, Long Beach. She also earned a Master of Arts degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Depth Psychology with emphasis in Jungian and Archetypal Studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute. 

Danielle is a scholar of religious studies. She is given the honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Theological Studies from Rose Ministries from Reverend William E. Hall for her spiritual life pursuits, dissertation research, and theological studies in the copyrighted work, "Differing Holy Moments: An Inquiry of the Archetypal Numinous in Prenatal Attachment." She is also conferred a Doctor of Divinity degree and Church Charter from the United National Church, Biblical Studies Seminary, for her work at Danielle Nicole Burns, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Incorporated, and Conscious Healing and Consulting. 

Her primary areas of focus include researching mental health disorders, including that of social, environmental, and behavioral dynamics for multicultural arts and entertainment groups, and fostering success in all areas of life for African Americans, LGBTQIA plus people, and COVID-19 populations. She has precise training and expertise to educate diverse audiences through culturally relevant performance art and community action research for individuals and groups in healthcare settings. She has more than 20 years of experience designing innovative programs for populations spanning across various religious, educational, and professional backgrounds. She is also experienced in reducing barriers to mental health in multicultural groups and in providing counseling services for diverse populations. 

Moreover, Danielle is a performance art dancer, actress, singer, and songwriter in the clinical theatre for arts, humanities, behavioral, and social sciences. She is a creative writer, producer, director, screenwriter, playwright, poet, and storyteller, having authored many copyrighted works through radio, television, music, and film. Her creative works are available online at iTunes, Google Play, TuneIn, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, Spotify, Amazon Music, and on other television and radio platforms throughout VoiceAmerica Radio and Television.

As an Ordained Christian Minister, Chaplain, Certified Christian Counselor, and Depth Psychologist®, Danielle provides counseling, spiritual enrichment, entertainment, and religious services at retreats, weddings, and funerals in accordance with the bylaws of her corporation. Having developed a broad understanding of depth psychology approaches to creative writing and theatre directing, production, and performance, she brings symbolic understanding to individual circumstances, vocations, and communities through art, radio, television, music, and film.

Her radio documentary, Love, Psyche and Soul, on VoiceAmerica Radio and Television teaches about archetypal numinous experiences in singers, songwriters, musicians, clinicians, teachers, and authors from depth-oriented counseling perspectives. She is also a talented voiceover artist at Voices.com and VoiceAmerica.com. "She has a smooth gentle kindness in her sound with perfect voiceover instincts" - Dan Levine, Award Winning Actor and Voiceover Talent.

Her copyrighted research, Differing Holy Moments: An Inquiry of the Archetypal Numinous in Prenatal Attachment©, is available at ProQuest Dissertations and Theses and explores historical lineages of love and connection as contextualized within the extraordinary, particular, and diverse stories of women.  Her unique specialties in depth psychology, child psychology, women’s psychology, media psychology, mythology, the arts, religious and critical studies paved the way for the exceptional value of Differing Holy Moments® as a multimedia art studio that specializes in researching the biological, cultural, and social aspects of beauty and how they are perceived by individuals and groups in community settings. 

Danielle Burns, PhD, DD, LCSW, Ordained Min., Chapl.

LCSW (#80917)

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