Donald Moss, PhD

Biographical Sketch, Donald Moss, PhD

Donald Moss, Ph.D., BCB, is Dean, College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, at Saybrook University, Oakland, CA.  There he has built training programs in biofeedback, clinical hypnosis, integrative mental health, wellness coaching, and integrative/functional nutrition. 

Dr. Moss is currently President of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis. Learn about SCEH events at www.SCEH.US 

He is also the ethics chair for the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance.  He has served as president of Division 30 (hypnosis) of the American Psychological Association, and president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB).

Moss is co-editor of Foundations of Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback (AAPB, 2016), co-author of Pathways to Illness, Pathways to Health (Springer, 2013), and chief editor of Handbook of Mind-Body Medicine for Primary Care (Sage, 2003) and Humanistic and Transpersonal Psychology (Greenwood, 1998).



He has a new book just released (July 2018) by Springer with co-author Angele McGrady on Integrative Pathways:  Navigating Chronic Illness with a Mind-Body-Spirit Approach, and a book in preparation for AAPB with co-editor Inna Khazan on Mindfulness, Compassion, and Biofeedback Practice.   


Below is a photo of Donald Moss, on the right, with attendees at a training he conducted on "Heart Rate Variability: Applications to Common Medical and Emotional Disorders," in Montreal in October 2018. 

WHERE'S WALDO/Scheduled Events

Moss, D., & Willmarth, E. (2019, April 26-27). Basic training in clinical biofeedback. Mid-year workshops, Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Denver, CO.  https://sceh.us 

Shaffer, F., & Moss, D. (2019, April 8-12). BCIA Certification workshop in general biofeedback. Annual Meeting of the  Biofeedback Federation of Europe. Cardiff, Wales.  https://meeting.bfe.org/ 

Moss, D., & Larson, P. (2019, March 30-31). Basic training in clinical biofeedback. The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL. 

Moss, D. (2019, March 16). Ethical perspectives in clinical biofeedback practice. 50th annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Denver, CO. https://bit.ly/2zdajZ6 

Moss, D. (2019, March 13). Introductory workshop in heart rate variability training. Annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback. Denver, CO. https://bit.ly/2zdajZ6

Moss, D. (2019, March 9).  The two hearts and the pathway to heartful and heartfelt living. Keynote address to CONSCIENCIA Congress 2019, Puebla, Mexico. http://www.consciencia.com.mx/

Moss, D. (2018, November 21-25).  Foundations of general biofeedback. Training presented to the annual meeting of SEBINE, Madrid, Spain. https://sebine.org/cases/bcia-certification-workshop-on-general-biofeedback/

Moss, D. (2018, November 9).  A mindfulness model of “right moments” in treatment and the psychophysiology of empathy. Presentation in "Best practice day on shared moments in (music) therapy." Josef Ressel Center, IMC University of Applied Sciences, Krems, Austria.

Moss, D. (October 26-27). Heart Rate Variability:  Applications to Common Medical and Emotional Disorders. Thought Technology Headquarters, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. http://thoughttechnology.com/index.php/workshops 


Moss, D. (2018, October 10). The place of hypnosis in integrative healthcare. Presentation to the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, Las Vegas, Nevada.  http://www.sceh.us/2018-conference


Moss, D. (2018, September 8-9).  Fundamentals of Hypnosis. Basic training sponsored by The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and Saybrook University. Chicago, Illinois. https://bit.ly/2vbefbR



Moss, D. (2018, August 23). Hypnotic interventions in palliative care: Pathways to health. Presentation to the 21st World Congress of Hypnosis, Montreal, Quebec. http://www.hypnosis2018.com/en/

Moss, D. (2018, August 23, 2018). Heart rate variability as an adjunct to clinical hypnosis. Presentation to the World Congress of Hypnosis, Montreal, Quebec. http://www.hypnosis2018.com/en/

Moss, D., & Larson, P. (2018, May 5-6). Fundamentals of clinical hypnosis. Training presented at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois.  https://www.thechicagoschool.edu/events/fundamentals-of-hypnosis-4/2018-05-06/ 

Moss, D., & Willmarth, A. (2018, April 20-22). Introduction to clinical hypnosis. Mid-Year Meetings, Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis and APA Division 30, Albany, NY.

Moss, D. (2018, April). BCIA workshop on professional ethics and practice standards. Workshop at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Orlando, FL.

Moss, D., & Shaffer, F. (2018, April). BCIA Certification training:  The HRV Certificate of Competence. Workshop at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Orlando, FL.

Moss, D., Shaffer, F., Khazan, I., & Steffen, P. (2018). BCIA Exam preparation training. Workshop at the annual meeting of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Orlando, FL.

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*Dr. Moss is available for scheduled visits with Saybrook University students, alumni, and potential students, and for academic and professional groups in biofeedback,  hypnosis, and integrative medicine – in and around these locations. Contact him early if you wish to host and organize an event."



           







Visit Donald Moss' Blog site at:

  drdonaldmoss.wordpress.com 


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