Office hoursFall 2018 Office Hours: Mon/Wed 3:20-3:50pm @ Library Room 1188 (walk-in) or 4:00-5:30pm @ Heron 184 (booked in advance by clicking "Book Appointment" below). E-mail Dr. Burchett to set up an alternative time if the offered times do not work with your schedule.
Ph.D. & M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Kent State University
- Minor: Quantitative Methods
- Concentration: Psychological Assessment
B.S. in Psychology from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
- Minor: Statistics
Dr. Burchett completed her APA-Accredited Pre-doctoral Internship (Forensic Track) at Patton State Hospital, and is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (CA #PSY26971).
Dr. Danielle Burchett is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in the Department of Psychology. She teaches PSY 300: Career Preparation for Psychology Majors (3 units), which focuses on psychology-related career path exploration. She has also taught PSY 320: Psychopathology (3 units), which focuses on learning about the most common mental health disorders with empathy and professionalism.
Dr. Burchett serves on the CSUMB Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects and has served on the CSUMB Assessment Committee and as CAHSS Assessment Faculty Associate. She has also served on the CAHSS Curriculum Committee.
In 2016-2018, Dr. Burchett served as Secretary of the American Psychological Association Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology) Section IX (Assessment Psychology). She is a workshop presenter for the Annual MMPI Workshops, where she trains mental health practitioners in the use of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory instruments. She volunteers with the Center for Restorative Justice Works Get on the Bus Program--which helps California children visit their incarcerated parents and grandparents at no cost--as well as the Loaves & Fishes food pantry program--which prepares meals for individuals without shelter in the Monterey community.
She also leads student researchers in the Clinical and Forensic Evaluation (CAFE) Lab. Her research focuses on the validation of psychological assessment instruments, with a special focus on scales that detect invalid test responding. She is especially interested in research focused on examining the utility of validity scales in forensic settings. She serves as Consulting Editor for three journals: Psychological Assessment, ASSESSMENT, and Journal of Personality Assessment.
Dr. Burchett has also worked with the United States Air Force Psychology Research Service Analytic Group, conducting evaluations of military screening, treatment, and decompression programs and examining the utility of psychological tests used operationally in the active duty Air Force.
- 2017 Society for Personality Assessment Foundation John E. Exner Scholar Award
- 2018 CSUMB UROC Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
- 2018 CSUMB Academic Senate Faculty Award for Discovery, Creation, and Innovation