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Meet the Author: David B. Feldman

Author Bio and Details

David B. Feldman, PhD, is among the top experts on hope in the field of psychology. An associate professor of counseling psychology at Santa Clara University, he has written for Psychology Today and the Huffington Post, published research in top scientific journals, and lectured around the world. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Books by David B. Feldman


The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

Book cover image: Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success

What can we learn from the remarkable accomplishments of those who have experienced trauma? Supersurvivors investigates science and stories to inspire and instruct ordinary people on how to achieve extraordinary things. The authors' research reveals surprising results: positive thinking may do more harm than good. Instead, having realistic expectations and putting in hard work are more likely to lead to success.  More »