Dr. Daniel N. Watter specializes in the treatment of individuals and couples experiencing sexual and/or relationship problems.
He received his doctoral degree from New York University in 1985, and has also earned a post-graduate certificate in Medical Humanities (with a concentration in Medical Ethics) from Drew University. Dr. Watter is licensed by the State of New Jersey as both a psychologist and a marital and family therapist. In addition, he is Board Certified in Sex Therapy by both the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), and the American Board of Sexology (ACS), of which is also holds Fellowship status.
In addition to his private practice, Dr. Watter has held several faculty appointments. He has served as an adjunct professor of Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson, Drew, and Seton Hall Universities, a clinical instructor of OB/GYN and Women’s Health at University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, and a clinical assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Watter is also a member of the medical staff of the Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey, and serves on the Medical Center’s Ethics Committee.
Dr. Watter is a member of several professional organizations, and has been elected to leadership positions in many. He has recently completed two terms on the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee where he spent two years as the Committee’s chairperson. He has also served two terms as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR), where he previously served as Membership Officer. Dr. Watter is also the former chair of the Diplomate Certification Committee for the American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). Recently, he has been elected President-Elect of SSTAR. In 2009, Dr. Watter was appointed by New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine to the State Board of Psychological Examiners.
A Frequent lecturer at professional meetings throughout the United States, Dr. Watter is also the author of several professional articles and book chapters, as well as the co-author of the textbook, Health Counseling: A Microskills Approach, which was published by Jones and Bartlett.
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