Dennis C. Daley, PhD

Therapist, educator, author, researcher, advocate for recovery from addiction, mental illness, or co-occurring disorders.

Dennis C. Daley, PhD is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he served for 14 years as Chief of Addiction Medicine Services (AMS) at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in the Department of Psychiatry. He has been involved in clinical care, program development, research and teaching for over 30 years. Dr. Daley holds a secondary position as Professor of Social Work at the University of Pittsburgh, and held adjunct faculty positions at the Pennsylvania State University for ten years and Indiana University of Pennsylvania for eleven years.

Dr. Daley is the Principal Investigator of the Appalachian Tri-State Node of the National
Institute on Drug Abuse’s Clinical Trials Network. He has been has been an investigator, trainer and consultant on numerous research projects at several Universities for over 25 years.

Dr. Daley has over 300 publications including journal articles, treatment manuals and more than 60 books and recovery workbooks or journals, and 35 educational videos on addiction, mental illness and co-occurring disorders. Dr. Daley was one of the first in the U.S. to publish interactive recovery materials on addiction, relapse prevention, and co-occurring disorders. His recovery materials are used in numerous programs in the U.S. and other countries. Several of his books and recovery guides were published in foreign languages.

He has provided training and supervision in many clinical trials, presented over 400 lectures or training workshops throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Mexico and Asia to promote evidenced-based practices and recovery. He has consulted with treatment programs in the U.S. and Europe, an athletic department, an employee assistance program and a major health plan.

Dr. Daley has also held educational, consulting and clinical roles for the Veterans Administration Healthcare System for the past 15 years.