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Danny Wedding

Distinguished Consulting Faculty Member
Saybrook University

Dr. Danny Wedding retired from the American University of Antigua in January 2017. He was Chair of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Neuroscience. He previously spent four years as the Associate Dean for Management and International Programs with the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University. Although based at the San Francisco campus, Danny was responsible for psychology training programs in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Mexico City.


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.


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How Does Stress Affect the Heart

Published: Feb 17, 2017

A short interview about the relationship between behavior and cardiovascular disease.

The History of the Treatment of People With Mental Illness

Published: Feb 17, 2017

A one hour presentation on the history of the treatment of people with mental illness.