Daniel Mahoney, EdD

Dr. Mahoney is native to New Jersey, born and raised in Hudson County.  He completed his doctoral training at Columbia University, Teachers College.  His doctoral dissertation examined a way to assess adult career maturity. During his doctoral work he trained as an intern at the VA Hospital in Montrose, New York.  He remained at the hospital for thirteen years. At the hospital he was given a young scientist research grant and studied problem solving/CBT for depressed and hospitalized men.  Dr. Mahoney returned for post-doctoral training at the Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity. Since 1986, he has maintained a successful psychotherapy practice in Ridgewood, New Jersey.  In addition, he has been a psychological consultant to the Archdioceses of New York and Newark. Dr. Mahoney is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York and a certified psychoanalyst. Dr. Mahoney was appointed Director of Graduate Psychology in the Spring, 2018 semester.

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

Psychoanalysis; Interrelationship between Mental Health and Spirituality; Social Justice, Diversity, and Multicultural issues.

Courses Taught at Felician University

History and Systems of Psychology (doctoral level)
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Approaches (doctoral level)
Health Care Systems (doctoral level)


Narrative themes in Springsteen music: personal and interpersonal psychological perspectives.
Paper presented Third Springsteen conference, Monmouth University, April 8, 2018.
Professor Dan Mahoney
Office Location:
Kirby Hall 105
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-6161
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Columbia University, Teachers College; New York, New York

Positions Held

Professor of Graduate Psychology
Associate Professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Psychology
Director of Graduate Counseling Psychology