Donald Moss

Donald

Moss

Donald Moss

Dean

Department
CIMHS
Institution
Saybrook University
Office Phone
616-403-1571
Email
Biography

Donald Moss, Ph.D., is Dean of the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, at Saybrook University. There he has built training programs in clinical hypnosis, biofeedback, integrative mental health, and integrative and functional nutrition. Dr. Moss has served as president of Division 30 (hypnosis) of the American Psychological Association, president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), and president of the Michigan Society for Behavioral Medicine and Biofeedback. He is currently President-Elect of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.

He is a delegate to APA's Council of Representatives, a delegate to the International Society for Hypnosis, a Board member of the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA), and an advisor for the International Network for Integrative Mental Health. Dr. Moss is a Fellow of SCEH, a Fellow of Division 30 (APA), a Fellow of the Michigan Psychological Association, and a Senior Fellow in general biofeedback and neurofeedback of the BCIA.

He is co-editor of Foundations of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback (AAPB, 2016), co-author of Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health (Springer, 2013), chief editor of Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care (Sage, 2003) and Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology (Greenwood, 1998). He currently has a new book under contract for Springer with co-author Angele McGrady on Integrative pathways: Navigating chronic illness with a mind-body-spirit approach. He is chief editor of Biofeedback: A Clinical Journal, a quarterly publication and has edited a number of special issues on hypnosis, pediatric applications, and related topics. He has been an associate editor or consulting editor for the journals Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, the Journal of Neurotherapy, Psychophysiology Today, and other journals. He has published over 70 articles and book chapters on psychophysiology, spirituality, health, and integrative medicine. His most recent chapter is titled Ego strengthening approaches in hypnotically assisted psychotherapy, in a new volume on Clinician's guide to medical and psychological hypnosis: Foundations, applications, and professional issues (Springer, in press).

Education History
Degree Institution Year
PhD Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 1984
MA Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 1974
2 Diplomas University of Vienna Summer School, Strobl, Austria 1972, 1974
BS Georgetown University, Washington, DC 1971
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
President-Elect and Fellow Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
Delegate to Council of Representatives American Psychological Association
Past-President and Fellow Division 30 (Society for Psychological Hypnosis)
Past-President Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback
Member, Training Consultant in Applied Hypnosis ASCH
Member International Society for Neurofeedback and Research
Senior Fellow, Board Member, International Chair, Ethics Chair Biofeedback Certification International Alliance
Delegate to Council International Society of Hypnosis
Advisory Board International Network of Integrative Mental Health
Licenses
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Michigan
Community Involvement
Role Organization
Past District Governor Rotary District 6290
Past President Rotary Health and Humanitarian Outreach Project, Medical and Humanitarian Projects in Jamaica, Honduras, Dominican Republic
Past Board Member Faith in Action International, Aid Projects in Haiti
Past Board Member Thirsting to Serve, International Water Projects in Honduras, Dominican Republic, Haiti
Ethics Chair, International Certification Chair Biofeedback Certification International Alliance
President Elect Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
Past President Division 30, American Psychological Association
Delegate Council of Representatives, American Psychological Association
Curriculum Vitae
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Presentations
Title Location Date
Hypnosis for life coaches, Level 1. Blue Lotus Foundation, Cairo, Egypt November 4-7, 2016
Breath, heart, and mindful living: Selecting mind-body tools for transforming lives Biofeedback Society of Texas, San Antonio, TX October 21-23, 2016
Clinical demonstration: Heart rate variability assessment and training with the Thought Technology Infiniti Biofeedback Society of Texas, San Antonio, TX October 15-16, 2016
Heart rate variability biofeedback as an adjunct to hypnosis practice. Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Boston, MA October 6-9, 2016
Evidence-based biofeedback treatment of the anxiety disorders. Thought Technology, LTD, Montreal, CA September 20, 3016
Hypnosis, biofeedback, and physiological monitoring: The pillars of self-regulation. American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, Schaumburg, IL September 15-18, 2016
Neurophenomenology: A humanistic renaissance American Psychological Association, Denver, CO August 5, 2016
Heart rate variability biofeedback: Foundations and applications European Conference on Neurotherapy, Madrid, Spain. June 9-12, 2016
Breath training as an adjunct to health coaching and health promotion. National Wellness Conference, St. Paul, MN. June 26-29, 2016
Heartfulness, mindfulness, and heart rate variability in health coaching and health promotion National Wellness Conference, St. Paul, MN. June 26-29, 2016
Professional ethics: Current standards for biofeedback and neurofeedback: An overview Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Seattle, WA. March 8-11, 2016
Heart rate variability biofeedback: The science and the applications March 8-11, 2016
Integrating biofeedback into behavioral pediatrics. Biofeedback Federation of Europe, Webinar. October 23, 2015
Publications
Books

Moss, Donald, & Shaffer, Fredric (2016). Foundations of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback. Wheat Ridge, CO: Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.

McGrady, Angele, & Moss, Donald (2013). Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health. New York, NY: Springer.

Moss, Donald, McGrady, Angele, Davies, Terrence, & Wickramasekera, Ian (2003). Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Moss, Donald (1998). Humanistic and transpersonal psychology: An historical and biographical sourcebook.. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

Moss, Donald, and Moss, Nancy (Translators) (1987). O. F. Bollnow, Crisis and new beginning: Contributions to a pedagogical anthropology.. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press.

Moss, Donald (Translator) (1982). Man, time, and world: Selected studies in anthropological psychology.. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press.

Professional Skills
General Biofeedback, Clinical Hypnosis, Neurofeedback, EMDR, Stress Management, Meditation