Dr. Dan Griffin is a licensed psychologist with extensive post-doctoral training in adult and family-based therapies. He has over 30 years of experience helping people improve their lives.
He is a senior teacher and trainer of clinicians. Dan has taught at Children’s National Medical Center, New York University Hospital, Hofstra University, George Washington University, Washington School of Psychiatry, and the Minuchin Center for the Family, NYC.
Dan brings warmth and understanding to his work with adults, children, families and couples struggling with behavioral and emotional issues. Personable, humorous and focused, Dr. Dan is committed to working in a way that focuses strengths and connection to solve problems.
Dan is committed to creating an effective therapeutic setting that respects each participant as a unique being, while fostering growth and desired change. He helps people grow and solve problems while emphasizing strengths rather than pathology. Dan believes interventions that engage the people we are close to are the best for resolving problems and achieving lasting change. Dr. Dan is committed to integrating the most current scientific and empirically-based research in his work.
In addition to a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Dan earned a post-doctoral certificate in couples and family therapy from the Ackerman Institute for the Family (New York, NY), upon completion of an intensive three-year externship. Dan is a member of the American Family Therapy Academy and the Maryland State Psychological Association.