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CURRICULUM VITAE

Daniel S. Steinberg
Email: daniel.steinberg@live.com

EDUCATION

May 2018 (Expected) University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Doctor of Philosophy
Major: Clinical Psychology
Major Advisor: Amy R. Murrell, Ph.D.

May 2013 University of Houston - Clear Lake
Houston, TX
Master of Arts
Major: Clinical Psychology
Major Advisor: Chad T. Wetterneck, Ph.D.
Thesis Title: Experiential Avoidance and Obsessive Beliefs in
Obsessive-Compulsive Symptom Dimensions (9/13)
GPA (4.0 scale): 3.939

May 2011 University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Psychology
Minor: History
GPA (4.0 scale): 3.466

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

August 2013 - Present Clinical Practicum
Psychology Clinic
University of North Texas
Supervisors: Richard Rogers, Ph.D., Camillo Ruggero, Ph.D.
Assessment Practicum sequence


August 2012 - May 2013 Masters Clinical Internship
Psychological Services Clinic
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Supervisor: Chad T. Wetterneck, Ph.D.
Received 2 hours per week of individual or group supervision.
Conducted intakes for clinical psychology, marriage & family
therapy, and school psychology student practicums. Participated in
client triage for assignment to appropriate practicum teams and
student clinicians. Conducted individual psychotherapy with
community members of varying age, gender, socioeconomic status,
and educational background. Conducted ongoing assessment and
integrated reports including subjective and objective observations
as well as projective assessment and treatment planning.

Interventions utilized: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy,
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Functional Analytic
Psychotherapy

Jan 2011 - August 2012 Clinical Practicum
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Supervisor: Chad T. Wetterneck, Ph.D.
Received 4 hours per week of individual or group supervision.
Conducted individual psychotherapy with community members of
varying age, gender, socioeconomic status, and educational
background. Conducted ongoing assessment and integrated reports
including subjective and objective observations as well as
projective assessment and treatment planning. Participated in
weekly supervision meetings.

Interventions utilized: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy,
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Functional Analytic
Psychotherapy

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Aug 2013 - Present Graduate Research Assistant
Contextual Psychology Group
University of North Texas
Supervisor: Amy R. Murrell, Ph.D.

Jun 2011 - June 2013 Graduate Research Assistant
Anxiety Research Team
University of Houston - Clear Lake
Supervisor: Chad T. Wetterneck, Ph.D.
Attended weekly research team meetings, prepared manuscripts for
publication, participated in project generation, presented research
findings at national conferences.

Jan 2010 - May 2011 Assistant Lab Manager
Contextual Psychology Group
University of North Texas
Supervisor: Amy R. Murrell, Ph.D.
Managed daily lab research activities, scheduled participants for
research studies, trained research assistants on study protocols,
managed data entry in Excel and SPSS, maintained the lab website,
and attended weekly research team meetings.


Jan 2010 - Dec 2010 Undergraduate Research Assistant
Family Attachment Lab
University of North Texas
Supervisor: Shelley A. Riggs, Ph.D.
Transcribed a series of Adult Attachment Interviews, attended bi-
weekly research team meetings.

June 2007 - Aug 2007 Research Intern
Research Division
Batrus Hollweg International
Supervisor: Paige Munro, Ph.D.
Assisted in the development of an experimental personality
inventory, wrote scale definitions, and created original items to
measure them. Participated heavily in the revision and validation
of the measure.

AWARDS/HONORS

Oct 2012 OCD Texas Research Award
Awarded: $250

July 2012 International OCD Foundation Trainee Poster Travel Award
Awarded: $1,000

FUNDED GRANTS

Nov 2011 University of Houston - Clear Lake Student Government
Association Travel Award
Awarded: $200

Nov 2011 Clinical Psychology Students Association, University of Houston -
Clear Lake Travel Award
Awarded: $50

GRANT APPLICATIONS

Dec 2011 Shame, Avoidance of Intimacy, and Self-Compassion in
Trichotillomania.
The Trichotillomania Learning Center, Inc.
Co-investigator; Requested $3,000
Status: Funding Declined

Dec 2011 Using COM-B for Trichotillomania via Telehealth.
The Trichotillomania Learning Center, Inc.
Co-investigator; Requested $20,000
Status: Funding Declined



PUBLICATIONS

Wetterneck, C.T., Steinberg, D.S., & Hart, J. (2014). Experiential avoidance in obsessive-
compulsive symptom dimensions. In Press.

Lee, E.B, Steinberg, D.S., Wetterneck, C.T., Phillips, L., & Hart, J. (2014). Examining the effect
of accommodation and caregiver burden on relationship satisfaction in caregivers of
individuals with OCD. In Press.

Murrell, A.R., Steinberg, D.S., Connally, M.L., Hulsey, T., & Hogan, E.. (2013). Acting out to
ACTing on: A preliminary investigation in youth with ADHD and co-morbid disorders. In
press.

MANUSCRIPTS IN SUBMISSION

Steinberg, D.S. & Wetterneck, C.T. (2014). Obsessive-compulsive intrusive thoughts and
clinician stigma. Manuscript in submission.

PEER REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS

Symposium Presentations:

Steinberg, D.S. (June, 2014). (Chair of Symposium), Using ACT to train the next generation of
ACT clinicians. Symposium conducted at the Association for Contextual Behavioral
Science World Conference 12, Minneapolis, MN.

Lester, E.G., Steinberg, D.S., & Murrell, A.R. (June, 2014). Mindfulness for the inattentive
college student soul. In Williams, M. (Chair), Mindfulness and self-compassion within
university settings: Application, exploration, and methodology. Paper at the Association
for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference 12, Minneapolis, MN.

Moyer, D.N., Steinberg, D.S., Connally, M.L., & Murrell, A.R. (June, 2014). Showing up for
class: Examining a doctoral level course on acceptance and commitment therapy. In
Steinberg, D.S. (Chair), Using ACT to train the next generation of ACT clinicians. Paper
at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference 12, Minneapolis,
MN.

Singh, S., Knott, L., Steinberg, D.S., & Wetterneck, C.T. (May, 2013). Intimacy in the
obsessive compulsive spectrum. In Maitland, D. (Chair), Intimacy in the therapeutic
relationship: Functional analytic psychotherapy's impact on the therapeutic relationship
across populations. Paper presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis
International 39
th
Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MI.

Steinberg, D.S., Wetterneck, C.T., Little, T., Phillips, L., Hart, J., & Smith, A.H. (April, 2012).
Examining self-compassion and experiential avoidance in symptom dimensions of OCD.
In Warren, R. (Chair), Self-compassion and the anxiety disorders: New research and
clinical applications. Paper presented at the Anxiety and Depression Association of
America 32
nd
Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.

Poster Presentations:

Steinberg, D.S. & Wetterneck, C.T. (March, 2014). Obsessive-compulsive intrusive thoughts:
How much do we stigmatize? Poster presented at the University of North Texas Graduate
School Exposition, Denton, TX.

Tellawi, G., Dimitrova, V., Bach, N., Steinberg, D.S., Williams, M. T., & Wetterneck, C.T.
(March, 2014). Experiential avoidance and romantic relationships in OCD. Poster
presented at the 34
th
Annual Anxiety and Depression Association of America Conference,
Chicago, IL.

Steinberg, D.S., Wetterneck, C.T., & Hart, J. (July 2013). Experiential avoidance and
obsessive beliefs in obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions. Poster presented at the
International OCD Foundation 20
th
Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Knott, L., Singh, S., Steinberg, D.S., & Wetterneck, C.T. (May 2013). OCD symptom severity
and interpersonal distress in romantic relationships. Poster presented at the Association
for Behavior Analysis International 39
th
Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MI.

Steinberg, D.S., VerPloeg, T., Wetterneck, C.T., Bjrgvinsson, T., & Hart, J. (July 2012).
Examining the relationship between treatment expectations and social support in OCD.
Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation 19
th
Annual Conference, Chicago,
IL.

Steinberg, D.S., Griffiths, E., Magnino, M., & Wetterneck, C.T. (July 2012). Clinician stigma
and obsessive thoughts: The role of thought content and experience. Poster presented at
the International OCD Foundation 19
th
Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Steinberg, D.S., Lee, E.B., Wetterneck, C.T., Smith, A.H., & Hart, J. (July 2012). The
relationship between threatening emotions and OCD severity across symptom
dimensions. Poster presented at the International OCD Foundation 19
th
Annual
Conference, Chicago, IL.

Steinberg, D.S., Osegueda, A., Wetterneck, C.T., & Storch, E. (July 2012). Assessing areas of
impairment for OCD: Introducing the Adult OCD Impact Scale. Poster presented at the
International OCD Foundation 19
th
Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Lee, E.B., Wetterneck, C.T., Steinberg, D.S., Smith, A.H., & Hart, J. (July 2012). The
relationship between values and obsessive-compulsive disorder severity. Poster presented
at the International OCD Foundation 19
th
Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Griffiths, E., Magnino, M., Steinberg, D.S., Peres, S.C., & Wetterneck, C.T. (April 2012).
Obsessive-compulsive intrusive thoughts and clinician stigma. Poster presented at the
University of Houston Clear Lake 18th Annual Student Conference for Research &
Creative Arts, Houston, TX.

Steinberg, D.S., Wetterneck, C.T., Hart, J., & Smith, A.H. (April 2012). Experiential avoidance
in obsessive-compulsive symptom dimensions. Poster presented at the Anxiety and
Depression Association of America 32
nd
Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.

Wetterneck, C.T., Flessner, C.A., Woods, D.W., Lee, E.B., Manos, R., & Steinberg, D.S.
(November 2011). Personality characteristics and experiential avoidance in
Trichotillomania: Results from an age and gender matched sample. Poster presented at
the Association for Cognitive Behavioral Therapies 45
th
Annual Convention, Special
Interest Group Poster Exposition, Toronto, Canada.

Steinberg, D.S., Schmalz, J.E., & Murrell, A.R. (May 2011). Acceptance and Commitment
Therapy with learning disordered adolescents: A small group intervention study. Poster
presented at the 1
st
Annual University of North Texas Psychology Department Research
Day, Denton, TX.



PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Memberships in Professional Organizations:

Sept 2012 - Present Southeast Texas Chapter of the Association for Contextual
Behavioral Science, Founding M ember
May 2012 - Present OCD Texas
May 2012 - Present International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation
Sept 2011 - Present Texas Psychological Association
Sept 2011 - Present Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies
Tic and Impulse Control Disorders Special Interest Group
Mindfulness and Acceptance Special Interest Group
Sept 2010 - Present Association for Behavior Analysis International
Sept 2010 - Present Psi Chi - Psychology International Honor Society
Mar 2010 - Present Association for Contextual Behavioral Science
Child, Adolescents, and Families Special Interest Group
Evolution Science Special Interest Group
Mar 2009 - Present American Psychological Association
Division 12 - Society of Clinical Psychology

Offices and Committees in Professional Organizations:

Oct 2012 - Oct 2013 Student Delegate, University of Houston - Clear Lake, Southeast
Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

Sept 2010 - May 2011 Chair - Service and Events Committee, Outstanding Member:
Psi Chi - University of North Texas Chapter


PEER REVIEW

Nov 2012 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related
Disorders
Dec 2012 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science
Dec 2013 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Military Medicine

SELECTED TRAININGS/WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Nov 2
nd
- 4
th
, Learning ACT: An Experiential Introduction
2012 Lantana Resort & Marina, Pilot Point, TX
Conducted by: Amy R. Murrell, Ph.D., Jonathan Schmalz, M.S., &
Aditi Sinha, M.S., University of North Texas

July 28
th
, 2012 Clinical Workshop: Comprehensive Behavioral Interventions
for Tics
International OCD Foundation 19
th
Annual Conference
Conducted by: Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., Massachusetts General
Hospital

April 27
th
, 2012 Clinical Workshop: Functional Analytic Psychotherapy:
Working in the Here and Now to Increase Intimacy and
Interpersonal Functioning
University of Houston - Clear Lake 22
nd
Mental Health
Symposium
Conducted by: Chad T. Wetterneck, Ph.D., University of Houston -
Clear Lake

April 15
th
, 2012 Clinical Workshop: Clinical Treatment of Children and
Adolescents with Trichotillomania and Other Body-Focused
Repetitive Behaviors
32nd Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual
Conference
Conducted by: Ruth Golomb, M.ed, LCPC, the Behavior Therapy
Center of Greater Washington, and Suzanne Mouton-Odum, Ph.D.,
Private Practice

April 14
th
, 2012 Clinical Workshop: Mindfulness and Acceptance Based
Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
32nd Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual
Conference
Conducted by: Liz Roemer, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Boston, and Susan Orsillo, Ph.D., Suffolk University

April 13
th
, 2012 Clinical Workshop: My Dog Ate My Therapy Homework:
Creative Ways to Enhance Between-session Compliance in
CBT with Anxious Youth
32
nd
Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual
Conference
Conducted by: Andrea Mazza, Ph.D., Erica Heimann, PsyD., and
Jennifer Keller, Ph.D., Anxiety & Agoraphobia Treatment Center

April 13th, 2012 Clinical Workshop: CBT for Hard to Treat OCD in Children
and Adolescents
32nd Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual
Conference
Conducted by: Aureen Wagner, Ph.D., The Anxiety Wellness
Center

April 12
th
, 2012 Master Clinician Workshop: Unwanted Mental Intrusions in
Anxiety Disorders: A Modified Cognitive-Behavioral
Approach
32
nd
Anxiety and Depression Association of America Annual
Conference
Conducted by: David A. Clark, Ph.D., University of New
Brunswick

Feb 24
th
April 27
th
, Level II Weekly Functional Analytic Psychotherapy Training
2012 Group
Conducted by: Chad T. Wetterneck, Ph.D., University of Houston -
Clear Lake and Angela Smith, M.A., University of Houston


VOLUNTEER & SERVICE EXPERIENCE

Mar 2009 - Sept 2009 Volunteer Driver VA Outpatient/Mental Health Clinic