Stuart L. Palmer has a private practice as a clinical psychologist specializing in psychotherapy.
He has had much professional experience working in hospitals, churches and private care centers. There he provided pastoral support, pre-marital counseling, congregational care and spiritual care, and counseling for the terminally ill and their families. Palmer is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Kentucky Psychological Association and the Society for the Study of Psychology and Wesleyan Theology.
He has been published in the Journal of Psychology and Christianity and contributed to publications such as Between Nature and Grace: Mapping the Interface of Wesleyan Theology and Psychology (Point Loma Press, 2000).