Dr. Dan Short is the current Director of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of Phoenix. He is the former Executive Editor for the Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter, and he has served as Assistant Director at the Milton H. Erickson Foundation. In an effort to support outcome research for Ericksonian therapy, Dan has created the Ericksonian treatment manual that describes the core competencies of Ericksonian therapy and provides a tool for measuring these competencies. Dan is the lead author of Hope and Resiliency, which was written with Betty Alice Erickson and Roxanne Erickson-Klein. He is the author of Transformational Relationships as well as a new book explaining the psychology of William James and its applications in the therapeutic approach of Milton Erickson. Dan collaborated with Roxanne Erickson-Klein to define Ericksonian Psychotherapy in the SAGE Encyclopedia of Counseling and Theory. Dan maintains a private practice in Scottsdale, Arizona, while also teaching hypnosis at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. He conducts consultation groups for local professionals, provides supervision of professionals inside and outside the United States, as well as serving as visiting faculty at institutes around the world.