Daniel J. Puhlman, Ph.D., LMFT

Daniel Puhlman is a faculty member in the human development and family studies program at University of Maine, part of the School of Educational Leadership, Higher Education and Human Development. His research is focused on family processes specifically parenting and specifically, he looks at co-parenting relationships and how mothers and fathers influence one another in the raising of children. Daniel’s work centers around theory development and qualitative exploration of these family processes. He has also done work examine Elder Family Financial Exploitation and has developed an innovative new methodology for analyzing gengograms through this work. His most recent work focuses on looking at how advanced technology such as Artificial Intelligence and Video Games can support healthy family relationships. He is also a Marriage and Family Therapist and has worked clinically with families for the past 15 years. Daniel comes to the University of Maine with his wife Jane and 3 children, Max, Nathyn and Jack. He is from Pittsburgh and is an avid Penguins fan and loves to be outdoors.