Dr. Danielle Wright is a licensed clinical social worker and public health practitioner with over 10 years of experience in the areas of trauma, toxic stress, infant mental health, social and emotional learning and disaster mental health. She has a Doctorate degree of Social Work from Tulane University. She also has master’s degrees in both Social Work and Public Health from Tulane University. Dr. Wright was trained in Infant Mental Health through LSUHSC Department of Psychiatry’s Harris Infant Mental Health Fellowship. She also has a certification in Disaster Mental Health from Tulane University.
Dr. Wright has worked across various clinical mental health settings, public health settings, school settings and early childhood learning centers. She also served as an adjunct clinical field faculty member at Tulane University School of Social Work for four years.
Dr. Wright has experience in program development, implementation and evaluation. She is the Founding Director of Navigate Nola, the child well-being division of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice. Through this role, she is responsible for the oversight of the development and implementation of the social-emotional and community wellness programs that fall under the Navigate Nola Division.
In addition to her role at Navigate NOLA, Dr. Wright is also a therapist, in private practice, at Atlas Psychiatry.
Dr. Wright is committed to making a difference in her community and enriching the lives of the New Orleans citizenry. She is a member of several volunteer service organizations such as the Links Inc., Crescent City Chapter. Danielle is a board member of Communities in Schools of the Gulf South, Inc. and a board member of the Tulane University School of Social Work Alumni.