Daniel J. Tomasulo, Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP
Dan holds a PhD in psychology, an MFA in writing, and is the first licensed psychologist and psycho-dramatist to graduate from the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program from the University of Pennsylvania in 2012. In addition to teaching at NJCU he is an assistant instructor for Martin Seligman, The Father of Positive Psychology, at UPenn for the MAPP program. He is also a training consultant for the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College in Wyoming, and developer of the Dare to be Happy experiential workshops for Kripalu.
He writes for Psychology Today as an expert on group therapy (The Healing Crowd) and authors the daily column, Ask the Therapist, for PsychCentral.com and their Proof Positive blog on practical applications of positive psychology. Recently honored by Sharecare* as one of the top ten online influencers on the topic of depression, he joined the staff of Answers.com as their depression expert.
He is the creator of Interactive-Behavioral Therapy, the most widely used form of group therapy for people with intellectual disabilities, and is working on his next book: American Snake Pit, a memoir about his involvement in deinstitutionalizing the residents of Willowbrook. For more information visit his website Dare2BeHappy.com
Answers.com (Depression Expert)
Proof Positive – Application of Research in Positive Psychology for the Real World
Daily -- Ask the Therapist
Psychology Today: The Healing Crowd –(Expert in Group Therapy)