Brad Donohue is a licensed clinical psychologist and Distinguished Alumni of Nova Southeastern University in the United States. He earned his Ph.D. in 1995 under the mentorship of Nathan Azrin who was a student of B. F. Skinner and one of the founders of Applied Behavior Analysis. Dr. Donohue is Professor in the Psychology Department and Director of Family Research & Services. With a recent focus on optimization science, his research is chiefly focused on the development, evaluation and dissemination of significant-other supported programs to assist in goal achievement. He is Editor for the Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse and sits on the Editorial Board of 4 other scientific journals. In the United States, he has directed intervention projects funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and Cirque du Soleil.