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Expert in western psychology & SYNTHESISING Eastern traditions

 

INITIATIVES

practical solutionS FOR mental wellness and personal growth

MindOnly reflects the collective wisdom of celebrated psychologist Dr. Daniel Brown gained over half a century of research into synthesizing Western psychotherapy, Positive Psychology with Eastern contemplative traditions. 

Learn the Science of Healthy Attachment Relationships

Attachment Disturbances are one of the biggest challenges faced in psychotherapy today, but there is a way forward for a more fulfilling life. The Attachment Project is showing the way, based on the work of award-winning psychologist and author Daniel P Brown Ph.D.

promotING an exchange of gifts between East and West

The gifts from the East are the precious teachings of the Bon and Buddhist indo-Tibetan lineages. The Foundation acts as facilitator for these gifts through its support of meditation practices in the pointing-out method and the translation of sacred texts for the Western practitioner.

About Daniel P Brown

  • Daniel Brown, Ph.D. is Associate Clinical Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School and has served on the faculty for over 38 years.

  • An author of 24 books, and winner of the 1999 Guttmacher Award from the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Psychiatry & Law for outstanding contribution to forensic psychiatry.

  • As an expert legal witness, Dr. Brown has testified in over 200 child abuse cases and served as an expert witness for prosecutors at the International War Crimes Tribunal, helping them establish a standard of evidence for victims of war atrocities.

  • A senior meditation master, Dr. Brown has trained and taught with top Indo-Tibetan Bon & Buddhist lamas for more than 48 years, including lineage holders from some of the great schools of Buddhism.

  • Dr. Brown Co-Founded The Attachment Project based on the foundations of his award-winning book Attachment Disturbances in Adults: Treatment for Comprehensive Repair.

  • The Three Pillars treatment method has garnered praise across the scientific and medical community, which was the recipient of the 2018 ISST-D Pierre Janet Writing Award.

Services

Dr. Brown received his undergraduate degree at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA in molecular biology and his Ph.D. in Religion & Psychological Studies at the University of Chicago. He received a Danforth Fellowship given for promise in teaching excellence, and as part of that fellowship received specialized training in how to teach. While in graduate school he was particularly interested in interdisciplinary studies.

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CLINICAL SERVICES


I have dedicated a half or full day nearly every week to reading the professional journals and new books to keep up with the newest developments, and for the past two decades I have developed and updated continuing education courses in nearly every area of mental health assessment and treatment.
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FORENSIC SERVICES


My writings and expert witness testimony in the area of psychiatry and the law reflect a focus on providing the court with the latest scientifically-sound and generally accepted knowledge in forensic assessment.
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CONTINUED EDUCATION


Since 1990 the Center for Integrative Psychotherapy has been offering 1-, 2-, or 3-day continuing education seminars to licensed mental health professionals. Each seminar gives a clear, updated overview of the best of what is currently known in a given clinical area, including the latest developments, innovations, and future directions.

Psychology Publications

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ATTACHMENT DISTURBANCES IN ADULTS: TREATMENT FOR COMPREHENSIVE REPAIR


Winner of the 2018 International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) Pierre Janet Writing Award.
A comprehensive treatment approach for the repair and resolution of attachment disturbances in adults, for use in clinical settings.
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MEMORY, TRAUMA TREATMENT, AND THE LAW (NORTON PROFESSIONAL BOOKS)


This book is designed to be a one-stop text for clinicians and experimentalists who wish to understand the workings of memory in and out of the therapeutic arena. In addition, it will guide attorneys and judges in litigating and resolving hundreds of cases now in the courts concerning memory and the use of hypnosis to recover memory.
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Human Feelings: Explorations in Affect Development and Meaning


Human Feelings provides a comprehensive overview of the role of emotions in human life. Growing out of the research and writing of members of the Harvard Affect Study Group, the volume brings to bear different disciplinary outlooks and different modes of inquiry on various aspects of human affective experience.
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HYPNOSIS AND BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE


This important volume applies hypnotic principles to the specific challenges of behavioral medicine. Drawing from extensive clinical evidence and experience, the authors describe how hypnobehavioral techniques can help in the treatment of psychophysiological disorders.
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HYPNOTHERAPY AND HYPNOANALYSIS


First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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TRANSFORMATIONS OF CONSCIOUSNESS: CONVENTIONAL AND CONTEMPLATIVE PERSPECTIVES ON DEVELOPMENT


Drawing on modern research in psychology and psychiatry, as well as the world's great contemplative traditions, this classic presents a model of individual development.

Buddhist Publications

 
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POINTING OUT THE GREAT WAY: THE STAGES OF MEDITATION IN THE MAHAMUDRA TRADITION


Many books have been published in recent years on the topic of mahamudra, or meditation on the fundamentally clear nature of the mind. This book is different in the systematic way it draws from a variety of source texts in order to construct a complete, graded path of practice informed by an understanding of the particular obstacles faced by meditators in the West.
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Pith Instructions for Akhrid Dzogchen


This book "The Pith Instructions for the Stages of the Practice Sessions of the A Khrid System of Bon rDzogs Chen [Great Completion] Meditation" is available in English for the very first time. Originally written by Bru rGyal Ba G.yunG drunG (1242-1290), Geshe Sonam Gurung and Daniel P. Brown, Ph.D. faithfully translate the text from its original Tibetan under the guidance of his holiness The Thirty-Third Menri Trizin, the head of the Bon Lineage.