Dan Tomasulo, Ph.D.

Dr. Dan Tomasulo is one of the top ten online influencers on the issue of depression. He is the Academic Director & core faculty member at the Spirituality Mind Body Institute (SMBI), Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology, MFA in writing, and a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. He authors the daily column Ask the Therapist, as well as the Learned Hopefulness blog for PsychCentral.com, and developed the Dare to Be Happy experiential workshops for Kripalu. His award-winning memoir, American Snake Pit, (2018) tells of the first experimental group home releasing inmates from America’s most notorious asylum, Willowbrook. His most recent book is Learned Hopefulness: The Power of Positivity to Overcome Depression.