Dennis K. McCormack

Dennis K. McCormack, Ph.D., is one of the original Navy SEALs, and he pioneered SEAL combat doctrine and tactics in Vietnam. Dr. McCormack holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics; a master’s degree in guidance and counseling; and doctoral degrees in leadership and human behavior as well as professional psychology. Serving as a supervisory psychologist for the Department of Defense (Army), he received official commendation for meritorious performance of duty for demonstrated professionalism and dedicated commitment to excellence as Chief, Department of Behavioral Medicine, Winn Army Community Hospital, Fort Stewart, Georgia.

Dr. McCormack graduated from the Army Management Staff College, Sustaining Base Leadership program as well as the Leadership, Education, Awareness and Development (LEAD) program. He has taught and coached at the high school and university levels. His teaching at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia, included coursework on Theory of Counseling and Psychotherapy; Abnormal Psychology; and Clinical Psychology. Dr. McCormack is a highly respected researcher on the topics of managing and thriving under stress.