Dennis C. Daley

Dennis C. Daley, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychiatry, and Chief of Addiction Medicine Services at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He oversees a large continuum of care at Addiction Medicine Services (AMS), which includes over twenty-five treatment, prevention and intervention programs; and training programs for psychiatric residents, medical students and graduate students in behavioral health.

Dr. Daley has been or is currently an investigator, trainer and/or consultant on numerous research studies at WPIC sponsored by the national Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism related to treatment of individuals with substance use disorders and mood disorders. He is currently Principal Investigator of the Appalachian Tri-State Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network, a national project involving numerous academic research centers and community treatment providers. His research interests are in the areas of addiction, mood disorders and addiction, and adherence to treatment.

Dr. Daley previously served as Co-Director of the Education Core for the VISN 4 Veteran Administration’s Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center project, a joint project between the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh VA Medical Centers. He has consulted with numerous treatment programs in the U.S. and Europe, and presented over 400 workshops and lectures in over 30 States, Canada and Europe. He has been a consultant to many organizations, developing services for clients with co-occurring disorders.

Dr. Daley developed several dual disorder treatment programs, and has been involved in providing services to patients and families, program development and management for over 25 years. He has over 250 publications including books, recovery guides, journal articles and educational films on dual disorders, recovery, relapse prevention, and family issues. He has authored or co-authored several books on treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders including: (1) Improving Treatment Compliance: Counseling and Systems Strategies for Substance Use and Dual Disorders; (2) Dual Disorders: Counseling Clients with Chemical Dependency and Mental Illness, 3rd ed; (3) Dual Disorders Recovery Counseling, 2nd ed; (4) Male Depression, Alco9holism and Violence. He has also written a series of recovery guides for clients and family on co-occurring disorders including: (1) Addiction and Mood Disorders; (2) Preventing Relapse; (3) Understanding Suicide and Addiction; (4) Understanding Major Anxiety Disorders & Addiction; (5) Understanding Bipolar Disorders & Addiction; (6) Understanding Depression and Addiction; (7) Understanding Personality Problems & Addiction; (8) Understanding Schizophrenia & Addiction; (9) A Family Guide to Dual Disorders and (1) Recovery from Co-Occurring Disorders. Dr. Daley has also authored recovery materials on grief, managing emotions, and addiction, including materials for children and adolescents. He was the first in the country to develop interactive workbooks for clients with co-occurring disorders, and one of the first to develop workshops for clients with addictive disorders. His manuals for clinicians integrate clinical and research literature and his extensive experience treating clients and their families. Dr. Daley’s recovery materials for clients and families are viewed as informative, user friendly and very helpful in the recovery process.

Dr. Daley has been or is currently an investigator, trainer and/or consultant on numerous research studies at WPIC sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism related to treatment of individuals with substance use disorders and mood disorders. He is currently Principal Investigator of the Appalachian Tri-State Node of the national Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network, a national project involving numerous academic research centers and community treatment providers. His research interests are in the areas of addiction, mood disorders and addiction, and adherence to treatment. For additional information visit www.drdenniscdaley.com.

 

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