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.