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Dan Fishman Dan Fishman Ph.D.

Professor, Clinical Core Faculty

Office: Psychology, A211
Phone: 914-815-1298
Web Site:

Research Interests and Clinical Work:

The systematic case study method in psychology; cognitive behavior therapy;
the epistemological foundations of psychology; community psychology; program
evaluation; organizational consultation; organizational behavior management

Instructor for the Following Courses:
Systems of Psychology

Qualitative Research Methods

Case-Based Program Evaluation

Professional Ethics, Standards, and Career Development

Theoretical Foundations/Cognitive Behavioral

Daniel B. Fishman is editor-in-chief of the online journal, Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy ( His prior appointments were as associate director of a large community mental health center in metropolitan Denver and director of a major NIMH contract to develop a cost-effectiveness methodology for community mental  health centers. He is past president of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society, past president of the Society for Studying Unity Issues in Psychology, and a former board member of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy. His more than 100 articles and more than 100 invited addresses span interests in the systematic case study method, pragmatic psychology, philosophy of science, cognitive behavior therapy, program evaluation, community psychology, organizational psychology, and professional psychology training. Dr. Fishman's books include: A Cost-Effectiveness Methodology for Community  Mental Health Centers; Assessment for Decision (with D.R. Peterson; 1987); Paradigms in Behavior Therapy: Present and Promise (with F. Rotgers and C.M. Franks; 1988); The Human Side of Corporate Competitiveness (with C. Cherniss; 1990); The Case for Pragmatic Psychology (1999); and Caregiver Alliances for At-Risk and Dangerous Youth: Establishing School and Agency Coordination and Accountability (with C.A. Blechman, C.A. Fishman, and J.C. Lewis; 2004). Dr. Fishman is a licensed psychologist with a clinical and organizational psychology practice.