Clinical Program Faculty: Daniela Kantorová, Psy.D.

Daniela Kantorová, Psy.D.
Adjunct Faculty
Adjunct Clinical Faculty
dkantorova@wi.edu

B.A. Psychology, Notre Dame de Namur University, 2008
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, The Wright Institute, 2014

Dr. Daniela Kantorová graduated from the Wright Institute in 2014, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Wright Institute’s School Based Collaboration Program. She a program director for the Contra Costa High Schools counseling program, interested in applying principles of liberation psychology and decolonization to both education and clinical work. Dr. Kantorová was program director for the Wright Institute Sanctuary Project for four years, and currently serves the program as a supervising psychologist and consultant. She has provided trainings on conducting psychological evaluations for asylum and on trauma-informed interviewing to multiple organizations in the Bay Area.

Dr. Kantorová has taught a class Expertise and Advocacy in the Carceral System with Dr. Terry Kupers for the PsyD program, and taught classes on the subject of trauma for the Wright Institute’s Counseling program, and for Notre Dame de Namur University. She is passionate about community organizing and developing collaborations between mental health professionals and grassroots organizations working on issues of torture and state violence. She is president-elect of Psychologists for Social Responsibility for the year 2020. She wrote her dissertation on the topic of trauma sustained during political activism. Her interests include spirituality, poetry, and photography.