Dan  Mackler, LCSW

Dan Mackler, LCSW

Daniel Mackler, LCSW is the director of the 2008 documentary “Take These Broken Wings,” a feature-length film on recovery from schizophrenia without medication. He is also the co-author (with Matthew Morrissey, LMFT) of the 2010 book “A Way Out of Madness: Dealing with Your Family After You Have Been Diagnosed with a Psychiatric Disorder,” published by ISPS-US, the United States chapter of the International Society for the Psychological Treatment of Schizophrenia. Additionally, he is the co-editor (with David Garfield, MD) of “Beyond Medication: Therapeutic Engagement and the Recovery from Psychosis”. He is presently completing two new feature-length documentaries on alternative European treatment programs for people diagnosed with psychosis (the Family Care Foundation in Gothenburg, Sweden, and the Open Dialogue Approach in Western Lapland, Finland), for which he has received a grant from the Santa Fe Community Foundation. Daniel was also a psychotherapist in New York City for ten years.