Dora Palma

Clinical Intern
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Dora Palma (she/her/hers) is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Social Work Intern at Hamm Clinic. She is in her final year of completing her master’s in social work at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dora has a Bachelor of Nursing from Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Peru. She has more than 14 years of experience working as a Family Case Manager and Parenting Specialist for Latino families in the Aqui Para Ti / Here for You clinic within Hennepin Healthcare in Minneapolis, MN. In this role, Dora specialized in providing culturally responsive parenting coaching and psychoeducation in Spanish and English. In addition, she has experience working with survivors of trauma, complex trauma, and family separation due to immigration. She has experience facilitating support groups for victims of abuse and caregivers of adolescents.

Dora has developed a culturally sensitive approach and looks to collaborate and support individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds struggling with shame and disconnection to heal emotional wounds and help individuals to develop healthier connections to self and others. She supports clients in their journey to find their inner strength.

Dora’s interests and specialties include healing from complex trauma, family separation, intergenerational trauma, and family dynamics. Empowering her clients to recognize their inner strength is what drives her vibrant passion for curative care and moving forward with hope and positivity.

Healing Together™ Model of Care

At Hamm Clinic, you and your provider work together to set your personal goals and select the most effective treatment.

Our Model of Care puts you at the center. We want to help you improve your psychological, physical, emotional, spiritual, and cultural health.

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Worried about the cost? At Hamm Clinic, we want everyone to have access to the care they need, even when finances are tight.

All our services are affordable. We accept most major insurance plans and Medical Assistance. Plus, we set fees on a sliding scale based on ability to pay. Call us today to talk over your options.

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If you or someone you know prefers services in Spanish, Hamm Clinic can meet your needs.

From your first call to the front desk to your individual or group sessions, we have Spanish speakers ready to serve you.

Older Adults Welcome

Aging sometimes comes with unexpected challenges.

Our therapists are skilled in working with older adults. And we accept Medicare. Take a moment to explore our senior services or call for more information.

Need a Refill?

Good news!  Current clients who need a medication refill can now call the clinic instead of their pharmacy.  Just dial 651-224-0614 and select the “Refill Line” option.

Commited to Equity

Hamm Clinic’s dedication to cultural responsiveness and anti-oppressive practice is long-standing. Learn more about our Diversity & Equity Vision.

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Seeking relief from trauma you experienced as a child or adult? Hamm Clinic therapists are specially trained in trauma-responsive care.

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Support Hamm Clinic as we help our community in a new and exciting way: at a new location which is being designed with care to be trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and completely client centered. Thank you. We cannot do this work without you. DONATE NOW.

Donate to the Imagine Campaign

Support Hamm Clinic as we help our community in a new and exciting way: at a new location which is being designed with care to be trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and completely client centered. Thank you. We cannot do this work without you. DONATE NOW.

Donate to the Imagine Campaign

Support Hamm Clinic as we help our community in a new and exciting way: at a new location which is being designed with care to be trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and completely client centered. Thank you. We cannot do this work without you. DONATE NOW.

Donate to the Imagine Campaign

Support Hamm Clinic as we help our community in a new and exciting way: at a new location which is being designed with care to be trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and completely client centered. Thank you. We cannot do this work without you. DONATE NOW.

Donate to the Imagine Campaign

Support Hamm Clinic as we help our community in a new and exciting way: at a new location which is being designed with care to be trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and completely client centered. Thank you. We cannot do this work without you. DONATE NOW.

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Support Hamm Clinic as we help our community in a new and exciting way: at a new location which is being designed with care to be trauma-informed, culturally responsive, and completely client centered. Thank you. We cannot do this work without you. DONATE NOW.

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