David Haddad, EdD
Program Director, MA in Counseling Psychology in Community Mental Health
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1991
David Haddad, EdD, is a psychologist and consultant, and adjunct faculty at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology . David combines his interest in meditation and mindfulness practice with skills in Appreciative Inquiry to facilitate work with organizations that support and enhance positive relationships, high team engagement, meaningful work, and expectations for achievement. In over 30 years of practice, David has helped clients to identify and maximize their individual strengths and resources. David is the co-founder of Appreciative Action, a consulting practice focusing on strengthening the capacity of organizations dedicated to creating a healthier and more prosperous world community. His work focuses on helping individuals, leaders and communities further personal and organizational goals through self-reflection, leadership development, team building, program evaluation, and training. David consults to health care agencies, community mental health, higher education and non-governmental organizations (NGO’s). Dr. Haddad is a member of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor in The American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), and a member of the Taos Institute. He holds a faculty appointments at Fitchburg State University and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.