Danielle Burnette

Danielle Burnette

Professor
Expressive Art Therapy

CIIS Main Building
6th Floor
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Danielle Burnette, MA, MFT Intern, is a graduate of the CIIS Expressive Arts Therapy program and now works as an adjunct/assistant professor in the program. She has eight years' experience working in the nonprofit arena as the program director for Pivotal Point Youth Services and founder and executive director of Creative Cocoon for Girls. She is currently working on a PhD in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University with her research studies focused on work with African American individuals and families around healing the inter-generational trauma of slavery using expressive arts therapy. As a spoken word artist she was the 2003 Oakland Poetry Slam Champion, is author of a book titled Cast Iron Life: a collection of poems and recipes, and has performed throughout the nation, recently performing in a spoken word tribute to Cornel West.