Alcohol and Other Drug Coordinator, Psychology Resident, Clinical Assistant Professor

Education

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Florida
M.S., Psychology, University of Florida
B.S., Psychology, University of Florida

Professional Interests

Dr. Palmer is a specialist in substance use and addiction concerns. He is the Director of the Collegiate Recovery Program at the University of Florida. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to him with questions regarding recovery from substance use. billyap2@ufl.edu 

Approach to Therapy

Dr. Palmer’s approach is integrative, trauma-informed, and narrative-focused. He incorporates aspects of narrative therapy, person-centered therapy, and mindfulness-based cognitive therapies.

Approach to Supervision

His approach to supervision is collaborative, developmental, and therapist centered. His goal is to provide a psychologically safe space that fosters therapist creativity and growth.

Approach to Wellness

To recharge, Dr. Palmer likes to spend time outdoors, reading, writing, and spending time with his family.