Danielle Amara Norlinger

Danielle Amara Norlinger


  • M.A., Counseling, Pacifica Graduate Institute


  • L.M.F.T., CA

Danielle is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and serves as a Teaching Assistant and Adjunct Faculty in the M.A. Counseling Program at Pacifica. Danielle received her bachelor’s degree in liberal arts (with a trifurcated emphasis on International Development, French, and Painting) from Sarah Lawrence College in 2006. Prior to pursuing her graduate work, she studied abroad in Paris, France (French, Economics, Post-Colonial Studies), and did volunteer work in Cochabamba, Bolivia at CEDIB (a research center and library that supports indigenous social movements); Danielle has also lived in Brooklyn, New York. After receiving her master’s degree in counseling from Pacifica, Danielle worked in community mental health and focused on serving the needs of Santa Barbara’s Spanish-speaking community.  In addition to teaching, Danielle now has a private practice with offices in both Santa Barbara and Los Olivos, California.