Daniel Bruns, PsyD

Education & Training:

  • University of Northern Colorado: PsyD in Counseling Psychology
  • University of Northern Colorado: MA in Mental Health Counseling

Clinical Experience:

  • Has devoted 35 years of his life to helping patients with chronic pain
  • Helped develop and served on a Northern Colorado Medical Center intensive rehabilitation program for pain and injury
  • Served in a community mental health center
  • Served on a Northern Colorado Medical Center diabetes team

Additional Professional Experiences:

  • Senior clinical instructor for the University of Colorado Medical School
  • Previous Adjunct Professor at University of Northern Colorado
  • Chair of the Depression, Anxiety and PTSD medical treatment guidelines for the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Serving in a leadership role within the American Psychological Association’s Society for Health Psychology
  • Has published numerous scientific articles on chronic pain and treatments for that.


  • Has received both state and national awards for his work in understanding and treating pain conditions


  • Photography
  • Hiking in out of the way places
  • Cycling
  • Writing