What I Do

Psychotherapy (Psychology Intern)
Train Meditators
Mindfulness and Compassion Research
Teach Psychology
Consult Executives


My general purpose as a clinician is to aid individual and group wellness; specifically, to promote increased psychological flexibility and teamwork across a large spectrum of human activity.

My goal is assisting with physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being using scientifically grounded behavioral and insight-based tools.

My primary objective is the direct assistance to individuals, couples, and groups in decreasing mental suffering and increasing psychological flexibility and resilience; namely, short- and long-term psychotherapy as a psychology intern.

My secondary objective is to further research in the field of mindfulness and self-compassion, with an emphasis on mental toughness, positive emotions, and psychological mindedness.


Daniel was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. He is of mixed Northern European, Apache, and Mexican Mestizo heritage.

He is finishing his doctoral studies in clinical psychology (ABD). Daniel is training in the fields of mindfulness, contextual behavioral science, depth psychology, teaching, and management consulting. He has further professional interests in law enforcement and police psychology.

A practicing Mahayana Buddhist, Daniel has been meditating for 14 years, and training meditators and hatha yoga practitioners for 6 years.

He has an extensive education in Yoga Studies, Mindfulness Research, and Clinical Psychology. He has avid interests in Herbal Medicine, and Horticulture.

In addition, Daniel has over ten years of managerial, management consultation, and coaching experience in his prior profession as IT manager and systems administrator.

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Curriculum Vitae

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