Dr. Dan Short, Ph.D., is internationally recognized for his work in Ericksonian hypnosis and short-term therapy. He devotes much of his time to a private practice in Scottsdale, AZ, while also writing and teaching to professional audiences around the globe. Dr. Short is a member of the Graduate Faculty at Argosy University and is affiliated with a clinic for the indigent where he volunteers as a supervisor for graduate interns. His training is diverse, having graduated with a Master's in counseling from the University of North Texas, a doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst; followed by an internship at an APA accredited program in Houston, TX.
Dr. Short is the lead author of Hope and Resiliency (2005), which has been translated into Spanish, French, German and Italian. His most recent book, Transformational Relationships (2010), is a vital resource for therapists who want state-of-the-art information on what works in psychotherapy.
Dr. Short's many years of interest, research and analysis of the work of Milton H. Erickson, M.D., complemented by his tenure as associate director of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation and five years as editor of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter make him a serious scholar on the subject of Erickson's work. Dr. Short has served as faculty for conferences hosting therapists from around the world and has published numerous professional papers on the topic of brief therapy.