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Danielle Potokar, PhD, LP

Psychiatry


Commitment to Patient-Centered Care

"Helping people find their strength, uncover what matters most to them, and make forward movement each day is what excites me most about providing patient care."

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Potokar is a senior clinical psychologist. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from Bowling Green State University in 2008, and trained as a scientist-practitioner. She obtained a Master's degree in Experimental Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience from Bowling Green State University in 2003. Dr. Potokar completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center, specializing in serious and persistent mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder, and geriatrics. Her post-doctoral training was also at Minneapolis VA Medical Center, focusing mainly on clinical research related to serious and persistent mental illness.

Dr. Potokar’s therapeutic approach is integrative, including use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, interpersonal therapies and Motivational Interviewing. Her practice interests include psychological recovery, serious and persistent mental illness, anxiety disorders, and co-occurring disorders.

Credibility

  • Licensed psychologist in the state of Minnesota

Professional Affiliations

  • Minnesota Psychological Association
  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

Personal

"My personal interests include spending time with my husband and two children, music, theater and the outdoors."