Daniel L Davis, Ph.D. ABPP is a psychologist in practice in Columbus Ohio with over 30 years of experience as a psychologist in a variety of clinical and forensic settings. His practice includes assessment and treatment of emotional and behavioral problems in older children, adolescents and adults, marriage and family counseling and forensic psychology. He is licensed in the state of Ohio as a psychologist and holds a Certificate of Professional Qualification from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards.

Dr. Davis is board certified by the American Academy of Forensic Psychology in Forensic Psychology a subspeciality of the American Board of Professional Psychology.  The American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) serves the public need by providing oversight certifying psychologists competent to deliver high quality services in various specialty areas of psychology. Board certification (awarding a certificate in a specialty) assures the public that specialists designated by the ABPP have successfully completed the educational, training, and experience requirements of the specialty, including an examination designed to assess the competencies required to provide quality services in that specialty.

He is the author of two books, co-author of a third and three book chapters. He has authored a number of professional articles in peer-reviewed journals. 

Dr. Davis lectures and provides workshops in both the United States and in Canada.  He has received numerous awards and honors and has testified on behalf of the Ohio Psychological Association before the Ohio General Assembly on matters pertaining to psychological services. He currently serves in the Juvenile Justice subcommittee of the Ohio Attorney General’s Task Force on Criminal Justice and Mental Illness. He also serves as a core member of Justice Evelyn Stratton’s Youth in Adult Prisons workgroup.

He has served as the Clinical Director of the Buckeye Ranch and as the Supervising Psychologist of the Timothy B. Moritz Forensic Unit of the Ohio Department of Mental Health. He also served as the Clinical Director of the Central Ohio Cluster of Mental Health Services of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. He has also held consulting positions with the Columbus Children’s Hospital, the Ohio Department of Mental Health, The Ohio Department of Youth Services, New York State Department of Mental Health, Central State Hospital in Louisville Kentucky, Netcare Forensic Psychiatry, Southeast Mental Health Center and the Central Ohio Mental Health Center. While a junior in College, he founded Concord Counseling Service, in Westerville Ohio. 

Dr. Davis has held academic appointments as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine of The Ohio State University and as an adjunct senior lecturer in the Department of Psychology of Otterbein College.

He earned a doctorate in Counseling from The Ohio State University in 1980. He earned a Masters Degree from Kent State University and his Bachelor's Degree from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio.© Daniel L Davis PhD ABPP 2016