Daniel Short

Daniel Short, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist internationally recognized for his work in short-term therapy , Ericksonian hypnosis, and anger and domestic violence. He devotes most of his time to a private practice in Scottsdale, AZ, while also writing and teaching to professional audiences around the globe.

Dr. Short is a member of the Graduate Faculty at Argosy University and is affiliated with a clinic where he supervises graduate interns. His training is diverse, having graduated with a Master’s in counselling from the University of North Texas, a doctoral degree in counselling psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; followed by an internship at an APA accredited program in Houston, TX. Dr. Short is the lead author of Hope and Resiliency (2005), which has been translated into Spanish, French, German and Italian. His most recent book, Transformational Relationships (2010), is a vital resource for therapists who want state-of-the-art information on what works in psychotherapy. As a counselor in a domestic violence intervention program, Dr. Short established new innovative methods of treatment and was recognized as have created a model program and eventually elected to the Texas Council on Family Violence. Later, Dr. Short worked with students at the University of Massachusetts with substance abuse issues and at the University of North Texas with angry and violent individuals. Dr. Short has worked in the public schools as a school psychologist for students with behavioural and emotional problems. He now teaches at institutes around the world.

Dr. Short’s many years of interest, research and analysis of the work of Milton H. Erickson, M.D., complemented by his tenure as associate director of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation and five years as editor of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter make him a serious scholar on the subject of Erickson’s work. Dr. Short has served as faculty for conferences hosting therapists from around the world and has published numerous professional papers.