Our Team

Dementia Therapy Specialists was co-founded by Dr. Daniel Nightingale and Kathleen Nightingale. We are based in Arizona, and offer mobile services in the Phoenix and Northern Arizona area in addition to traveling for speaking and training, and we are also available virtually.

Dr Daniel J Nightingale, Co-Founder and CEO

PhD; RN; ADHP (NC); ECCH; Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine & Fellow of the National Society of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy

Dr Daniel Nightingale (affectionately known as Dr Dan) is a leading UK Clinical Dementia Specialist now based in the US.  Dr. Dan is the recipient of the award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Dementia by Stirling University, one of the top schools in the world in dementia research.

He is also an author, writer and speaker, and a world leader in the use of hypnosis for people living with dementia. This follows his groundbreaking research with Dr. Simon Duff, which has led to the development of a training program for clinicians in this specialized therapy.  Dr. Dan is founder and CEO of Dementia Doctor (UK), and co-founder and CEO of Dementia Therapy Specialists (US).

Dr. Dan receiving the Outstanding Contribution To The Field Of Dementia award from the University of Stirling

Please read our Mission Statement to see how we aim to achieve positive results in dementia care.

Kathleen Nightingale, CCHt, is a certified clinical hypnotherapist, intuitive life coach and award-winning author.  She wrote the book Lose The Diet, transform your body by connecting with your soul.

Dementia has touched her life on a personal level, so she understands how it impacts not only the individual, but the family, and Kathleen has been known to speak on the topic of preventing caregiver burnout.

Known as “The Queen of Unstuck”, she helps people get clear on their direction and get out of their own way so they can live an abundant, aligned and authentic life: KathleenNightingale.com