Danny spent two decades teaching for the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine where he was Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH).  He has also served on the faculty of two other medical schools:  Marshall University and East Tennessee State University.  

Danny was the 2008-2009 Fulbright Yonsei Distinguished Scholar at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.  A previous Fulbright was spent studying Buddhism and teaching psychotherapy to psychiatry residents at the Chiang Mai University School of Medicine (Thailand).  Danny is also a retired Captain in the U. S. Navy Reserves.  

Danny has published a dozen books; his most recent books include the 10th edition of Current Psychotherapies and the fourth edition of Movies and Mental Illness.  He is the editor of PsycCRITIQUES, APA’s journal of book and film reviews, and the editor for the Society of Clinical Psychology book series titled Advances in Psychotherapy: Evidence Based Practice.
PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Hawaii, 1979
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Clinical psychology, media psychology, the portrayal of psychologists and mental illness in contemporary cinema.
Personal Interests
Travel, home exchange, international lecturing and consulting.