Dr. David E. Stone, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Dr. David E. Stone is the founder of Augmented Reality Therapy, a business that offers clinical training and clinical software products and services to support the delivery of therapy by clinicians all over the world. Dr. Stone has worked in inpatient and outpatient facilities, in private practice and as a professor of psychology. His experience includes over five years of service as a psychologist in the U.S. Army Medical Service.
He is licensed to practice in New York State and in Georgia.
Dr. Stone received his Ph.D. at Cornell University where he was elected to the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Following his graduation from Cornell he was awarded grants from the Psychological Sciences Division of the Office of Naval Research and the Research Foundation of the State of New York.
He is the author of over fifty published papers as well as books and chapters in books. He also holds the distinction of having been selected as a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2004-2006). Dr. Stone has also been a Research Fellow at MIT from 2005-Present. His current research is focused on the applications of Social Networking and Virtual Reality technology to the practice of psychotherapy. On May 1, 2007, Dr. Stone delivered a speech at Harvard Law School on this topic. Dr. Stone is a member of the American Psychological Association and a member of the Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association.
Vice President & CTO
Deborha Patten, MBA
Vice President & CTO
Deborha is one of the leading experts in the world today on the use of psychodrama in virtual worlds. She has had years of experience developing virtual world communities.
She has a deep understanding, based on experience, of the use of realistic augmented reality to create deep and lasting, internal changes in people; changes that are manifested in their real-world lives.
Deborha has worked with both mainstream and marginalized populations seeking to Improve the quality of their lives. She is also a Certified role-player in the Virtual world of Second Life.
Deborha’s experience includes fifteen years of live sound engineering and six years of live music video production in the real world. She is an experienced AVID editor, the industry standard at the time for TV broadcast quality programming. Deborah managed bands and entertainers, and has a good working knowledge of how to “inspire artists to success”. She is also an award winning designer and builder of immersive virtual environments.