Meet Dr. Lascano

Before becoming the Director of our MS in Counseling Psychology program, Dr. Danielle Lascano taught a variety of courses in the psychology department for the past five years. She began her career in community mental health working with runaway teens in crisis and foster care youth. In addition to working at APU, Dr. Lascano also works with Building Forever Families Initiative to help improve the visitation process and reunify families. Her passion is to help children who have experienced trauma, especially those who have experienced loss.

Interested in becoming a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC)? The MS in Counseling Psychology prepares students to be an LPCC. It is quite unique that it offers an emphasis in how to work with children and adolescents. Many mental health sites are excited to work with our students, given their the knowledge base they acquire working specifically with youth. Additional information is available online. You can also reach out to to arrange a time to meet with our faculty and learn more!