Danielle Snyder

Founder of Inner Drive Athlete

After obtaining my Bachelor of Science in psychology from Saint John Fisher College, I received my Masters of Social Work from the University of Oklahoma. Following the completion of my degree, I worked at a behavioral health clinic and Psychiatric Mobile Crisis Team before obtaining my License in Clinical Social Work New York and Oregon.  During this time, I worked as an adjunct professor at the local college and a running coach.

Currently, I am working at a therapeutic boarding school and  utilize  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and motivational interviewing to help create positive change in my student's lives. My private practice, Inner Drive Athlete, works specifically to help athlete with  their training and performance. My programs works to increase their knowledge of how to improve their mental endurance, resiliency, and positive self-talk. In August of 2018, I will complete my certificate programs of Sports in Social Work. My recent coaching certificate in Road Runners of Club of America assists me understanding specific training goals and helping athletes be mentally prepared to cope with a variety challenges that can arise.  

Recent Trainings

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Animal Assisted Therapy Certificate through the University of Denver

  • Suicide prevention trainings

  • Mental Health Disaster Crisis Training

  • NASW, Power of Social Work

  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy Training

  • Quality Assurance Training

  • Emergency Mental Health : Assessment and Treatment

  • Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder

  • In the final portion of my Certification as a Coach for Road Runners Club of America

  • Alliance of Social Worker’s Sport Certificate