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Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D., Research Director


Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada from which he took early retirement some 15 years ago to become Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence in Miami .( Please see www.melissainstitute.org that has had over 2 million HITS worldwide). He is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and in a survey of clinicians reported in the American Psychologist he was voted “ one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century.” He recently received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the clinical division of the American Psychological Association and he was Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has presented in ALL 50 U.S. states and internationally. He has published extensively and most recently published Roadmap to Resilience: A guide for military, trauma victims and their families ( visit www.roadmaptoresilience.org).

Among his other books, are included “ Treatment Of Individuals With Anger Control Problems And Aggressive Behavior”; “Stress Inoculation Training”; “Facilitating Treatment Adherence And The Unconscious Reconsidered.” He has consulted for various populations including veterans’ hospitals , with the National Guard , psychiatric treatment centers for children, adolescents and adults, treatment center for individuals with traumatic brain injuries, torture victims, Native populations, deaf populations and school boards . See papers by Dr. Meichenbaum onwww.melissainstitute.org ( go to home page and Click on Author’s Index and scroll to Meichenbaum).