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Brad Rosenfield, PsyD, Assistant Professor

Dr. Brad Rosenfield received his bachelor's degree from Temple University and graduated summa cum laude and as a President's Scholar. He completed his master's coursework at Chestnut Hill College and received his Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, receiving Meritorious Distinction and the Dean's Award for Academic Excellence. Dr. Rosenfield completed his practicum and post-graduate training at the University of Pennsylvania's Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program of the Center for Cognitive Therapy.

Dr. Rosenfield has been active in the field of cognitive therapy and behavior modification as a teacher, researcher, writer, and clinician. He is the practicum coordinator and an assistant professor in the Clinical PsyD program at PCOM. Dr. Rosenfield has published a number of peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has served as a coeditor and biographical editor of the International Encyclopedia of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Recently, he coauthored a chapter in Beck, Davis and Freeman's Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, often referred to as "the bible of personality disorders." He has also presented numerous invited lectures and workshops both within the United States and abroad.

Dr. Rosenfield's clinical experience includes post-doctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Cognitive Therapy and the Adult ADHD Treatment and Research Program, in the Department of Psychiatry, where he is currently a clinical associate. In clinical practice, he specializes in treating complex and difficult cases encompassing a diverse client population including individuals with ADHD, sleep disorders, and disorders of mood, anxiety and personality.

Dr. Rosenfield's current research interests include cognitive behavioral therapy for adult ADHD, depressive disorders, somatic disorders, anxiety disorders, single session treatment for panic attacks, the social psychology of terrorism, multicultural counseling, communication skills, and treating complex patients. Dr. Rosenfield also has an intense interest in human-animal interactions and modifying behavior to the benefit of all concerned. His projects have included integrating pet therapy dogs into a positive behavioral support program for adolescents with various disabilities. Additionally, his latest project is an interdisciplinary behavioral health program designed to improve the cardiovascular health of local Buddhist monks and their temple members, the Healthy Monks Project, inaugurated after the highly-venerated head monk's myocardial infarction.

Dr. Rosenfield's students say that he is an extremely dedicated professor who enjoys helping his students to excel, both in the program and into their careers. His students call his teaching style "enthusiastic, innovative and engaging." Dr. Rosenfield is also always available for consultation outside the classroom. He constantly finds ways to integrate research and theory into practice and to bring psychological phenomena alive in the classroom and beyond.

Last Updated: 12/12/14