Jacaranda Palmateer

Jacaranda Palmateer, PsyD

Director of Counseling Services

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

  • Health & Counseling Center
  • Counseling Services

What I do

Main areas of interest include: trauma, women's issues, learning disabilities, grief counseling, couple’s counseling, adjustment, LGBTQIA+, training/supervision, DEI efforts in the workplace, feminist psychology, and sports/performance psychology.

Professional Biography

Jacaranda has been the Director of Counseling Services at the University of Denver’s HCC since 2011, and has worked in higher education and college mental health for 20 years. She has presented nationally on topics related to college mental health including the impact of technology use on mental health and on group change related to equity and anti-oppression in the workplace.


  • PsyD Clinical Psychology, University of Denver, 2005
  • MA Clinical Psychology, University of Denver, 2002
  • BA Psychology, Colgate University, 1997

Licensure / Accreditations

  • Colorado Licensed Clinical Psychologist 2006-current
  • Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact, 2020-current