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Pali Payne-Storey(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
New JerseyDelaware
Emotion regulation-Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)-Learning disabilities-Child mental health-Family issues-

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Professional statement

Dr. Pali Payne-Storey, PsyD, LCSW, is a compassionate Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Wilmington, DE, specializing in supporting youth with emotional regulation, behavioral issues, academic success, stress, anxiety, and overcoming learning differences.

Understanding the unique challenges faced by individuals who do not conform to traditional norms, Dr. Payne-Storey offers personalized support to help them embrace their individuality and cultivate a positive self-image. Many young people grappling with these traits often experience feelings of inadequacy or self-doubt, which can impact their self-esteem and confidence. Dr. Payne-Storey provides a safe and supportive environment where individuals can explore their identities, celebrate their strengths, and develop resilience in the face of societal expectations.

Utilizing evidence-based approaches, Dr. Payne-Storey empowers her clients to embrace their differences and navigate the complexities of their experiences with confidence. Through targeted interventions and affirming guidance, she helps individuals build a strong sense of self-worth and develop compensatory strategies.

Collaborating closely with both individuals and their families, Dr. Payne-Storey fosters a supportive network that encourages growth and self-discovery. By fostering a sense of belonging and validation, she helps individuals embrace their unique qualities and navigate the world with resilience and confidence.

Additionally, Dr. Payne-Storey is passionate about helping victims and survivors of domestic violence, and sexual abuse infusing each interaction with a warm, empathetic style.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years

Pepperdine University , Adjunct Professor
Temple University , Adjunct Professor
St. Anne's Episcopal School Therapist , School Therapist
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Psychology PreDoctoral Intern
Belmont Behavioral Health Hospital , Doctoral Practicum Extern
Delaware Psychiatric Center , Doctoral Practicum Extern

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), PsyD, 2022
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM), MS, 2020
Columbia University , MSSW, 2015
Howard University , BS, 2013


Delaware: Q1-0001576 - New Jersey: 44SC05770000




Emotion regulation - Learning how to effectively manage the ups and downs of intense emotions; developing coping skills to use in a variety of settings to calm oneself and to give an appropriate amount of space to emotions

Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Recovering from the impact of long-term, repeated traumatic events, such as emotional abuse and neglect

Learning disabilities - Developing strategies for successful learning specific to one’s unique strengths and challenges

Child mental health - Specialized strategies for common childhood disorders including attention issues, attachment problems, behavioral disorders, learning disorders, autism spectrum diagnoses, and feeding or elimination issues.

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

Locations & Hours


Pali Payne-Storey is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$175 (45min)
  • Initial session:$215 (50min)
  • Couples sessions:$215 (50min)
  • Group sessions:$60 (90min)
  • Family sessions:$200 (50min)
  • Lyra Health $0 (45min)
  • Modern Health $0 (45min)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients$0 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

*Lyra Health

*Modern Health

* Loveland Therapy Fund Clients

*Dr. Payne-Storey will be participating with certain insurance plans until the end of July 31, 2024. Please ask for further details.

*If you have out of network benefits you may be eligible for reimbursement. You can use a flexible spending account toward sessions.

Book a Free Initial Consultation

The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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