Department of Psychology
Practicum Coordinator and Assistant Professor

Brad Rosenfield, PsyD


Office: 215-871-6914
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Dr. Rosenfield is 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 seminal work: 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 pre- and 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/or personality.

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.

  • Education

    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.

  • Courses

    Cognitive Therapy
    Human Diversity and Multicultural Counseling
    Sleep Disorders
    Practicum Seminar

  • Research

    Dr. Rosenfield's current research interests include cognitive behavioral therapy for adult ADHD, personality disorders, 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.

  • Publications

    Strohmeier. C.W., Rosenfield, B., DiTomasso, R.A., Ramsay, J.R. (In press). Assessment of the Relationship between Self-Reported Cognitive Distortions and Adult ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, and Hopelessness.

    DiTomasso, R. A. & Rosenfield, B. (2014). Symptomatic Co-morbidity. In Beck, A.T., Davis, D. D., & Freeman, A. (Eds.) Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, 3rd Ed. Guilford: New York.
    Ramsay, J. R., Rosenfield, B. M., & Harris., L. (2010). Assessment of Psychiatric Status and
    Personality Variables. In Goldstein, S., Naglieri, J. Learning and Attention Disorders in Adolescence and Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide For Practitioners. New York: Wiley.

    Rosenfield, B. (2009). CBT stands for canine behavior therapy: Helping dog owners become better parents. In Walfish, S. Earning a living outside of managed care: Fifty ways to leave your oppressor Washington DC: APA.

    Rosenfield, B., Ramsay. J.R., Cahn, S., & Pelligrino, P. J. (2009). Cognitive behavioral therapy
    for insomnia: Evidence based treatments and encouraging innovations in multidisciplinary settings. In DiTomasso, R. A., Golden, B. A., & Morris, H. (Eds.). The comprehensive handbook of cognitive-behavioral approaches in primary care. (pp. 699-7 26. New York: Springer Publishing.

    Rosenfield, B., Ramsay, J. R., Rostain, A. (2008). Extreme makeover: The case of a young man with severe ADHD. Clinical Case Studies, 7(6), 471-490.

    Rosenfield, B, (2006). Keeping Dogs Safe over the Holidays. Main Line Times

    Freeman, A., Freeman, S. M., & Rosenfield, B. (2005) Treatment of histrionic personality
    disorder: An integrative approach. In G. O. Gabbard, J. S. Beck, & J. Holmes (Eds.), Oxford textbook of psychotherapy (pp. 305-310). Oxford University Press: New York.