Summer Grace Danner, MA, LPC Intern

Supervisor: Dr. John Hart, PhD, LPC-S

Summer has worked with individuals and groups experiencing a variety of concerns including anxiety, OCD, depression, trauma and PTSD, grief and loss, life-skills deficits, interpersonal problems, and more. She has special interest in working with veterans and first-responders with transition and adjustment concerns. 

Summer's goal is to help clients bring more awareness to the issues with which they are struggling and offer tools for insight. Together she and her clients will identify the client's strengths, clarify their values, set realistic goals, and find pathways to growth.

Summer has a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from the University of Hawaii at Hilo and three years of experience within multiple mental health settings including inpatient and outpatient care.


Frueh, B. C., Madan, A., Fowler, J. C., Stomberg, S., Bradshaw, M., Kelly, K., … Beidel, D. C. (2020). “Operator syndrome”: A unique constellation of medical and behavioral health-care needs of military special operation forces. The International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine.

Frueh, B. & Danner, Summer & Madan, Alok & Weinstein, Benjamin & Newlin, Elizabeth & Taylor, Leslie & Fowler, James. (2019). The Role of Systemic Inflammation in Major Depressive Disorder and Implications for Novel Treatment Approaches. Journal of Affective Disorders. 254. 139-140. 10.1016/j.jad.2018.10.308.