ABOUT DR. DANSIGER
Dr. Steve played CBGB and Max’s Kansas City in the late 70s; drank, played in a toy rock band and then got sober in the 80s; became an international educator and rocker again in the 90s; and a sought after clinician and meditation teacher in the 2000s. Dr. Steve has attempted to cure Marc Maron on WTF, become a master EMDR therapist and provider of Basic Training with the Institute for Creative Mindfulness, and helped set up the first major Buddhist addictions rehab center in Los Angeles. He developed the MET(T)A Protocol, a design for mental health agency treatment using Buddhist Mindfulness and EMDR Therapy, currently being utilized in trauma and addiction treatment centers across the country. He gives regular Dharma talks regularly in Los Angeles and other centers internationally, is beginning production of two podcasts, seeing patients, and supervising and guiding young clinicians. At all other times, he is wrangling and entertaining his 9 year old daughter.
Dr. Steve's book Clinical Dharma: A Path for Healers and Helpers is available in paperback and Kindle. His collaboration with colleague Dr. Jamie Marich, EMDR Therapy and Mindfulness for Trauma Focused Care was released by Springer Publishing in November 2017. His new book Mindfulness for Anger Management released in November 2018 on Althea Press.
B.A. Interdisciplinary Communications, SUNY Empire State College
PsyD Clinical Psychology, California Southern University
EMDRIA Approved Consultant and Certified Therapist
Certified Facilitator, Against the Stream Buddhist Meditation Society