Dr. Danielle DeSantis
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View this video introduction to the practice of Dr. Danielle DeSantis, who works with children (ages 3+), adults, families, couples, and groups.

Meditation Cruise

Click the image above for more information on Dr. Danielle DeSantis’ guided meditation cruises through lovely Narragansett Bay. Join us today!

Group Therapy

Check out our new group therapy sessions, available to help with a variety of issues such as PTSD, stress & anxiety, mindfulness, and more!

About the Practice

Dr. Danielle DeSantis is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, with a Psy.D in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She performed her undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Rhode Island, and received special certification in grief counseling.

In her practice, located in Cranston, RI, she uses a variety of treatment modalities, including: individual, couple, group, or family therapy, depending on individual needs. She has considerable experience working with psychiatric and behavioral problems, such as anxiety disorders, mood disorders, depression, trauma-related disorders, and more.

She works with individuals in various stages of their lives (including ages 3+). A majority of her clinical work is focused on careful assessment, and meeting individual needs using empirically supported treatments for a wide range of presenting problems.




1500 Pontiac Avenue
Suite 101
Cranston, RI 02920


(401) 371-0223

Areas of Practice


The stress of a new job, first day of school, or big presentation can cause anyone to feel temporary anxiety. However, some experience this feeling to a much stronger degree than others, or may feel it for extended periods of time. Dr. DeSantis can help.


Depression can affect anyone, including men, women, and children, and can affect them all differently. It can take many forms, and there are many different ways of coping, and forms of treatment. Let me help you on the path to managing your depression.

Loss or Grief

Loss or grief can take many different forms, from losing a loved one to death, to the loss of a relationship or a pet, or even just navigating a major transition in your life. The grief you feel during this time isn’t an illness, but requires time and energy to adjust & cope.

Mood Disorders

Mood disorders can take many forms, and may cause your general emotional state to become inconsistent, or unstable. You may experience varying levels of highs and lows seemingly inexplicably. Let Dr. DeSantis help you cope and champion this landscape.

Relationship issues

Every relationship experiences its fair share of challenges, but it can be difficult to navigate through problems in a way that satisfies all parties involved. Dr. DeSantis specializes in Marriage & Family Therapy and is prepared to assist you.

Stress, trauma, & More

There are nearly innumerable other forms of stress, trauma, and anxiety that you may be feeling. We work with and treat many different issues, including everything you see on this page and more. Feel free to contact me and book an appointment today!

Dr. DeSantis Also Specializes In:

Academic Underachievement • Adoption • Anger Issues • Animal Assisted Therapy • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) • Behavioral Issues • Career Counseling • Child & Adolescent Therapy • Coping Skills • Couples Therapy • Developmental Disorders • Divorce • Domestic Abuse • Domestic Violence • Dual Diagnoses • Emotional Disturbance • Emotional Support Groups • Family Conflict • Family Therapy • Learning Disabilities • Life Coaching • Mindfulness • Obesity • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) • Parenting • Peer Relationships • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) • Psychological Evaluations • Relationship Issues • Self-Esteem • Self-Harm • Sexual Abuse • Trauma • Violence • Weight Loss • & More!


  • “After 17 years of not communicating with my husband, I now have a health relationship with him where we communicate everyday. Thank you Dr. DeSantis.”

  • “I could never express my feelings until Dr. DeSantis helped me to build my confidence and communication skills.”

  • “Dr. DeSantis helped me to get through my grief and one of the hardest times in my life.”

  • “I learned different parenting strategies to help me manage my child’s behavior.”

  • “Dr. DeSantis helped me find strategies to calm down, and manage my anxiety.”

  • “I learned how to work through my depression with Dr. DeSantis’ help.”

Join our many satisfied patients today!

Offering Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, Collaborative Therapy, Humanistic, Interpersonal, Relational, and Solution Focused Therapy