David B. Feldman is the co-author of the new book, Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success, which explores the possibilities of resilience and growth in the aftermath of trauma, loss, and adversity through a combination of true stories of survival and the latest scientific research.
Dr. Feldman holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Kansas and completed a health psychology fellowship at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, a medical center associated with Stanford University. His research focuses on hope, meaning, and growth in the face of life's difficulties, and he has been instrumental in developing Hope Therapy and applying it to various populations. He has authored numerous academic articles and book chapters as well as presented nationally and internationally on these topics. In addition, Dr. Feldman has written for Psychology Today and the Huffington Post; has appeared in such magazines as SELF, People, U.S. News & World Report,'O':The Oprah Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, and Fortune; has had his work featured on WebMD.com and About.com; and has been interviewed for national television and radio. He is the author of two books in addition to Supersurvivors--The End-of-Life Handbook: A Compassionate Guide to Connecting with and Caring for a Dying Loved One (New Harbinger Publications); and Public Speaking for Psychologists: A Lighthearted Guide to Research Presentations, Job Talks, and Other Opportunities to Embarrass Yourself (American Psychological Association).