Daniel Popkin Clurman, MA MFT

Title(s):
Senior Adjunct Professor
School(s):
Business, Taxation
415-442-6500
Campus(es):
San Francisco, Online
Dan Clurman

Dan Popkin-Clurman is a coach and consultant to individuals and organizations, specializing in interpersonal communication, conflict management and team dynamics. He is an Senior Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at Golden Gate University where he teaches courses in coaching, conflict resolution, group dynamics and presentation skills. He also teaches in the Business Communication Certificate Program at UC Berkeley Extension. Dan has been leading communication training workshops locally and nationally since 1982.


COURSES TAUGHT

MGT 396N
Coaching
PSYCH 306
Group Dynamics & Social Processes
PSYCH 352
Conflict Resolution

RESEARCH INTERESTS & AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Facilitation
  • Team Dynamics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Somatics

EDUCATION

  • MFT, California Marriage and Family Therapist License
  • MA (Psychology), Sonoma State University
  • BA (Anthropology) Columbia University
  • Guild Certified Feldenkrais Method Pracitioner
  • Realization Process Certification for Somatics

PROFESSIONAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • 1991 - Present: Senior Adjunct Professor, Golden Gate University
  • 1987 - Present: Consultant/Personal Coach, Clurman & Associates
  • 1997 - Present: Certified Practitioner, Feldenkrais Practitioner
  • 1990 - Present: Consultant and Webmaster, The Whitman Institute
  • 1989 - 1994: Educational Consultant and Advocate, Ernest Wing and Associates

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Conversations with Decision-Makers, co-editor with John Esterle (forthcoming 2015)
  • Conversations with Critical Thinkers, co-editor with John Esterle (Whitman Institute, 1996)
  • Money Disagreements: How To Talk About Them, co-author with Mudita Nisker, Deanne Stone
  • Floating Upstream: Poems & Drawings, (Sunyata Press, 1996)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


HONORS & AWARDS

  • Distinguished Teaching Award, School of General Studies, Golden Gate University (1998)