Daniel Even is a 34-year veteran of the field, and specializes in anxiety, depression, burnout at work, interpersonal skills, marital conflict, pain management, and religious issues. He works with most age groups, including young adults, college students, adults, professionals, couples, and seniors.
Daniel specializes in group therapy. In addition to his private practice, he also leads an experiential group at UMass Dartmouth for graduate students in the psychology department. He is a Certified Group Psychotherapist and a life member of both the American Group Psychotherapy Association and the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy.
Daniel's approaches to therapy include acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness practices. In addition to his master's degree in Social Work, Daniel also holds a Master of Divinity. He has a special interest in connecting Western religious traditions with an Eastern meditative approach. His approach to mindfulness integrates dialectical behavioral skills in order to address clients' conflicts and strengths related to spirituality.
Daniel has degrees from Harvard, Smith College, and Bucknell University, and has worked in several health centers and hospitals throughout New England. He has been in private practice since 1981.
Religious issues - Resolving any conflicts between personal issues and religion; religious tensions within families; connecting religious traditions with a meditative approach
Burnout at work - Has worked extensively with professionals in business, academia, and the medical field
Balancing work and personal life - Provides guidance on finding a work-life balance
Interpersonal skill building - For professionals, applying interpersonal skills from work to non-work relationships
Role transitions - Becoming a new parent; resolving any conflicts between work and family roles
Pain management - Managing pain at work, e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain
Social isolation - Feeling disconnected despite the proliferation of social media
Marital conflict - Individual or couples therapy
Anxiety and depression - Feeling down, overall mood disturbance, difficulty being motivated; generalized anxiety
Group by Design (Private Practice), Providence, RI, 1981 - Present
Psychiatry Foundation of Rhode Island, Inc., Providence, RI, Clinical Director, Group Therapy Program, 1995 - 1996
Butler Hospital, Outpatient Psychotherapist, Providence, RI, 1993 - 1995
Slatoff and Ward, PPA (Group Practice Affiliation), Outpatient Psychotherapist, Nashua, NH, 1988 - 1992
Matthew Thornton Health Plan (HMO), Group Therapy Specialist, Outpatient Psychotherapist, Nashua, NH, 1979 - 1988
Worcester Youth Guidance Center, Outpatient Psychotherapist, Worcester, MA, 1978 - 1979
Manchester Mental Health Center, Day treatment therapist, Manchester, NH, 1974 - 1976
Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy, Cambridge, MA, Three year certificate program in group psychotherapy, 1979 - 1982
Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA, Master of Social Work, Thesis: Informed Negotiations: The Consumer-Client and the Intern-Therapist, 1976 - 1978
Harvard University, Master of Divinity, cum laude, Thesis: Identity, Idolatry, and the Concept of Emptiness in Madhyamika Buddhism: A Study in Doctrines of the Self, 1968 - 1972
Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, Bachelor of Arts, 1964 - 1968
This group for adults 20+ draws on members' strengths to create an interactive group in which participants can seek interpersonal and personal insights.
This group is for adults 24+ who are looking to improve upon their interpersonal effectiveness and satisfaction in relationships in a supportive non-medically oriented (not targeting a diagnosis) group.
This ongoing group helps professionals balance their personal and professional goals with emotional intelligence, mindfulness, self-awareness, and authenticity.