Dr. Darryl Tonemah is a health psychologist with 3 bachelor's degrees in Psychology, Sociology, and Gerontology; a master's degree in Community Counseling; and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and Cultural Studies.
Dr. Tonemah has been published numerous times for his work in diabetes and has been featured in textbooks, magazines, newspapers, tv and radio programs around the country for his efforts in health, education, wellness, and entertainment. He has written a book on health behavior change to be released in the near future.
"Spray your Swamp Cooler" is a book inspired by valuable conversations with a wide variety of people. Conversations were had with tribal chiefs, tribal clan leaders, leaders in medicine and corporations, as well as friends, family and neighbors. The author looked for life's lessons in each conversation. The author's book started out as notes to his children and became a book to them, the author, as well others, seeking inspiration and hope when life offers beautiful challenges and change.
Other writing projects currently in the works include a trilogy of books, a screenplay that has drawn the interest of Dreamworks Studios, and the story of his family's journey after losing their home to a tornado in Oklahoma.