Danielle Colborn, PhD

Danielle Colborn, PhD is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders for children, adolescents, and young adults. She has experience working in private practice, outpatient, inpatient hospital, college counseling and academic medical center settings. Danielle received her B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Davis, her doctorate in clinical psychology from California School of Professional Psychology, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University School of Medicine in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, with a specialty focus in adolescent eating disorders. She currently works as Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine and as a psychologist in private practice in San Francisco.

Danielle incorporates a variety of therapeutic techniques into her work and is certified in Family-Based Therapy. Danielle’s goal as a clinician is to help people recognize their full worth and live lives full of meaning and purpose. Danielle feels privileged to do the work she does and values that psychotherapy allows her to work with patients and families when they are their most real, authentic selves.

In addition to clinical work, Danielle is passionate about research, teaching and training. She has conducted research on interpersonal relationships and recovery from anorexia nervosa, neurocognitive processes in adolescent eating disorders, and treatment outcomes for Family-Based Therapy. In addition to academic journal articles she has published chapters on novel family therapy interventions, and treating eating disorders on university campuses. Danielle regularly provides educational seminars to local agencies, schools, mental health centers and conducts Continuing Medical Education trainings with a focus on treatment and prevention of eating disorders. For more information please go to www.drdaniellecolborn.com.