Dr. Daniel S. Janik, ("Dr. Dan") is a retired physician (MD), actor, author, artist, dancer, educator (PhD), Naturalist and vocal advocate of transformative learning in all its various forms. He is the author of over sixty books and publications including the multi-award-winning book "Unlock the Genius Within:  Neurobiological Trauma, Teaching and Transformative Learning (Rowman and Littlefield Education 2005).    

My partner, Setsuko Tsuchiya, is a Hawaii-licensed medical massage therapist (LMT) offering Swedish, Sports, Trigger Point, Shiatsu and Reiki massage. Setsuko specializes in somatic therapy for educators, athletes, dancers, and individuals in recovery. She is also an actress, author and performance/competition ballroom and Latin American dancer.

By Appointment Only.  Honolulu - close to Waikiki.  Call 808-941-3927 for an appointment.

A Lifetime of Service

Physician - A doctor of medicine (MD) specialized in pediatrics, preventive medicine, public health (environmental epidemiology) and integrative medicine, he is board-certified in preventive medicine/public health and integrative medicine. Retired after 30 years of private and university practice, his interest in language acquisition and psychological recovery from trauma continues to this day. His is a former  United States Academy of Science/National Research Council Research Associate assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Actor - Lead Actor in the K. Simmons Production of STATIC (2021), he appears as Dr. Stevenson in the Kurt Ken Kaminaka Production of THE PERFECT ILLUSION (2023) and a participant interviewee in K. Simmons Production of THE MALTESE COLLECTION (2023). He is Executive Producer of CLEAN WATER, COMMON GROUND (1999), FINDING KATE (2022) and THE MALTESE COLLECTION (2023). 

Author - A multi-award-winning author with over 60 books and publications, he authored books and papers on fiction to non-fiction topics, ranging from medicine to education to space life sciences. His works of fiction include historical fiction, children's books, thrillers, poetry and erotica. Former publisher, editor and cover artist of Savant Books and Publications

Artist - A multi-award-winning multi-media, photographic (incl 3-D), graphic, visual and cover artist who's creative artistic career has spanned over 50 years.  

Dancer - An avid International-style Ballroom and Latin American dance competitor and performer both on stage and screen.

Educator - A professor of education (PhD) in education in linguistics and a pioneer in language acquisition and transformative learning, Dr. Janik currently serves as an academic member of Bircham International University

Naturalist - Having worked as a naturalist interpreting the Ahlone Indian culture in the San Francisco Bay Area, and served as a Water Quality Agent for Northshore Oahu, he is a strong advocate of ocean and potable water quality awareness.


Unlock the Genius Within (Amazon.com)


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