Danielle Norona-Blocker, Psy.D., is a postdoctoral fellow at the NeuroBehavioral Institute (NBI). She received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology with a minor in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami, where she participated in research on early childhood intervention and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Dr. Norona-Blocker earned a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Throughout her graduate studies, she received specialized training in assessment and early intervention for children with ASD and Developmental Disabilities, Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), parent training, assessment and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Anxiety Disorders, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD).
Dr. Norona-Blocker completed her internship at the Faulk Center for Counseling where she provided evidence-based individual, family, and group therapy to a wide range of psychological conditions. During her internship, she conducted psychological and psychoeducational assessments, facilitated Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) groups for adults and teens, as well as social skills groups in Palm Beach County schools. Dr. Norona-Blocker specializes in the assessment and treatment of ASD, ADHD, and behavioral parent training. She utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat children, adolescents, and families with an array of presenting needs. In addition, Dr. Norona-Blocker is the testing coordinator at NBI, and completes psychological and psychoeducational assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. Currently, Dr. Norona-Blocker works under the supervision of the senior licensed staff of NBI towards completing her postdoctoral requirements for licensure as a psychologist in Florida.