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Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.

Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is the Research Director of The Melissa Institute and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He has served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Miami, School of Education. He is one of the founders of cognitive behavior therapy. North American clinicians voted Dr. Meichenbaum "one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century." He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association in 2008. He has published extensively, and his most recent book is Roadmap to Resilience. He is one of the founders of The Melissa Institute.