Daniel S. Weiss, PhD - Contact Information

Weiss, Daniel

Title: Professor in Residence


UC Berkeley, PhD in Clinical/Personality Psychology

Biography Summary:

Daniel S. Weiss, PhD, is a Boulder-model psychologist, maintaining an active faculty practice of psychology. He has been on the faculty of the Department of Psychiatry at UCSF since 1979. He has been funded by the NIH and VA extramural research programs. He is associate editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress. He is vice chair of the Committee on Human Subjects. He is active in the Academic Senate in both Divisional and Systemwide roles. In the Division he serves on Academic Planning & Budget and has chaired Privilege & Tenure. Systemswide he has Chaired the University Committee on Affirmative Action and Diversity, served on the Board on Admissions and Relations with Schools (BOARS), and will be divisional representative to the University Committee on Planning & Budget.

Clinical Expertise:

treatment of traumatic life events, bereavement (including suicide), couples therapy

Educational Expertise:

medical students: psychosocial aspects and Foundations of Patient Care Psychology; trainees: supervision of short-term and long-term dynamic psychotherapy; Psychiatry PGY-4 residents: Systems, Organizations, and Leadership

Research Areas:

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, both treatment and psychopathology; dissociative phenomena; classification and measurement methods; informed consent; crying

Administrative Assistant: Hugo Sosa - Contact Information

Campus Location: Parnassus

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Leadership in research, education, psychiatric care and public service