Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D.
Daniel J. Moran, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is the president of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, the international ACT organization with over 7,500 members. He co-authored the first case conceptualization manual for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy entitled ACT in Practice (New Harbinger), and served on the first ACT Training committee. He is a recognized ACT Trainer by the Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences and was elected to that organization’s Board of Directors. He was the co-chair of the ACT Summer Institute in 2008 and assisted in the roll-out of the utilization of ACT with the Veterans Administration.
D.J.’s engaging training style has led to him being an invited keynote speaker for many events in the last decade. He has also been featured on The Oprah Winfrey Network, TLC, and The Discover Channel, discussing the treatment of anxiety disorders, and has published several articles and book chapters including publications with CBT-pioneer Albert Ellis, and ACT-pioneer Steven Hayes.
D.J. founded the MidAmerican Psychological Institute, a clinic in Chicagoland, and continues to supervise therapists and treat patients in that organization. His passion is for applying the ACT principles in important areas outside of the clinic, such as the boardroom or construction sites. He established Pickslyde Consulting in order to bring mindfulness and value-directed commitment skills to the workplace in order to improve safety, innovation, and leadership. D.J. has utilized ACT in work implementations and clinical training sites on six continents and all around the United States.
Financial: Daniel Moran is the Executive Director for MidAmerican Psychological Institute. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Daniel Moran has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose.