School: Mind-Body Medicine
Donald Moss, Ph.D., is Chair of the School of Mind-Body Medicine, at the Saybrook University in San Francisco. He is past-president of Division 30 (hypnosis) of the American Psychological Association, current treasurer and certification chair for the Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, a SCEH delegate to the International Society for Hypnosis, a Board member of the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance, and an advisory board member for the International Network for Integrative Mental Health.
Dr. Moss is chief editor of the Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care (Sage Publications, 2003) and Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology (Greenwood Press, 1998), and chief editor of Biofeedback: A Clinical Journal, and consulting editor for Journal of Neurotherapy, Psychophysiology Today, and Journal of Phenomenological Psychology. He has published over 50 articles and book chapters on consciousness, psychophysiology, spirituality in health, and integrative medicine. His newest book, Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health (Springer, 2013), provides an approach to integrating life style and behavioral changes into professional treatment for health and mental health problems.
Upcoming Presentations and Public Addresses
- (February 2007). Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health. Workshop for the Biofeedback Federation of Europe, Salzburg, Austria.
- (February, 2007). Foundation of Mind Body Practice. Workshop for the University of Lublin, Poland.
- (March, 2007). The Interface between Hypnosis and Biofeedback. Workshop with Eric Willmarth for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Chicago, Illinois.
- (May, 2007). Foundation of General Biofeedback. Workshop for the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Daytona Beach, Florida.
- (May, 2007). Moderator, Symposium on Student Research in Psychophysiology, for the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Daytona Beach, Florida.
Degrees, Discipline, Year, Institution
- Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Duquesne University, Dec. 1984
- M.A. in clinical psychology, Duquesne University, May 1974
- 2 diplomas--German language,literature, sociology, University of Vienna Summer School, 1972, 1974
- B.S. in international relations, Georgetown University, May 1971
Current Projects and Professional Activities
Moss, D., McGrady, A., Davies, T., & Wickramasekera, I. (Eds.). (2006). Podrecznik: Medycyny umystu i ciata (Translated into Polish by J. Wasovicz-Sztembis & R. Sztembis). Poland: Publication of Biofeedback-Polska.
Moss, D., McGrady, A., Davies, T., & Wickramasekera, I., (Eds.). (2003). Handbook of mind-body medicine in primary care. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Moss, D. (Ed.). (1998). Humanistic and transpersonal psychology: An historical and biographical sourcebook. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press.
Moss, D., & Moss, N. (1987). (Translation). O. F. Bollnow, Crisis and new beginning: Contributions to a pedagogical anthropology. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press.
Important Conference Presentations
Expertise Working with Saybrook Students
Research Expertise Rating Guide:
- studied in a class or have read intensively on my own
- special training in the form of a workshop or equivalent
- taught a class in, or supervised research using this method (research practicum, on a dissertation or master's committee
- used in research myself
- published or presented at conferences my research using this method
Methods Traditionally Considered As Quantitative (But Need Not Be)
|Randomized Controlled Clinical|
Methods That Could Use Quantitative Or Qualitative Methods
|Events paradigm (psychotherapy)|
|Case History Methods|
|Multiple Case Depth Research|
|Hermeneutic Single Case Efficacy Design|
Methods Primarily Associated With Qualitative Research (But May Also Use Quantitative)
Types of Analysis
|Simple Parametric Statistics (t-test, etc.)|
|Analysis of Variance (including MANOVA)|
|Analysis of Covariance|
|Regression (including multiple regression)|
|Discriminant Function Analysis|
|Structural Equation Modeling/Path Analysis|
|Meta-analysis and effect sizes|
|Time series analysis|