Daniel B. Pitchford, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
dpitchford@ncu.eduDaniel Pitchford

Areas of Expertise:
• Suicide
• Traumatic Stress and Experiences (acute, chronic, complex)
• Loss
• Culture
• Death
• Qualitative Research Methods
• Personal Transformation

Education:
• Ph.D., Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center
• M.A., George Fox University
• B.A., Northwest Christian College

Dissertation:
An existential study of Iraq war veterans' traumatizing experiences

Selected Publications: • “Rethinking human values,” NeuroQuantology, 2012
• Biography of Disease series: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Greenwood Publishers (2012)
• “The search for universal values,” Integral Transpersonal Journal of Arts, Sciences and Technologies, 2011
• “The gift of life: Death as teacher in the Aghori sect," International Journal for Transpersonal Studies, 2010

Selected Professional Experience:
• Editor-in-Chief, The San Francisco Psychologist
• Clinical Faculty, Saybrook University
• Adjunct Faculty, University of the Rockies
• Clinical Director, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare – Enhanced Care Facilities