Daniel served several tours overseas as a pilot, and has had extensive experience in a variety of settings. He completed his initial History degree through RMC, has since undertaken a degree in Science, and is presently completing a masters in counselling psychology. He is an extremely confident public speaker, who frequently presents individual and group psycho-educaional material supporting those in recovery from various addictions. An avid athlete, he has completed numerous triathlons, has won several running competitions, and has a 3rd degree blackbelt in karate. The importance of traditional martial arts has been instrumental in developing his present mindfulness practice and teaching. He is a strong advocate for the benefits of this in balancing healthy living.