Our Team

Dementia Therapy Specialists was co-founded by Dr. Daniel Nightingale and Kathleen Nightingale. We are based in Western New York, and offer mobile services in the Western New York 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.  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, mindset coach and award-winning author.

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. She also specializes in helping online entrepreneurs create more income and impact in their business through a success mindset. KathleenNightingale.com