- Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling & Health Psychology
- Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Arizona State University
- M.A. in educational psychology from the University of Minnesota
- B.A. in psychology and philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania
- Dr. Rosen completed his postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology in the Behavioral Medicine Program at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School
Academic and Research Interests
Dr. Rosen’s research program focuses on applying clinical psychological science to develop interventions that decrease racial/cultural bias and existent health disparities. His published works have focused on multicultural psychology, social justice in mental health, American Jewish identity, and the experiences of individuals with disabilities. His interests extend to the areas of health psychology and behavioral medicine, and the integration of psychology into a model of whole person healthcare delivery.
- Fundamentals of Behavioral Medicine
- Diversity & Multicultural Issues
- Therapeutic Alliance 1 & 2
- Behavioral Medicine Theories & Interventions
- Professional, Ethical & Legal Issues in Psychology
- Psychopathology & Biomedical Conditions
- Practice Management
Current Research Studies
The aim of his current research is to develop and evaluate a clinical workshop-style intervention to promote culturally responsive clinical care. The project is part of a larger body of research seeking to dismantle racial health inequities and disparities.
Rosen, D. C., Katner, J. W., Vallatte, M., & Skinta, M. (2019). Becoming an antiracist clinician. In M. T. Williams, D. C. Rosen, & J. W. Kanter (Eds.), Eliminating race-based mental health disparities: Promoting equity and culturally responsive care across settings. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Rosen, D. C., Kuczynski, A. M, & Kanter, J. W. (2018). The Antisemitism-Related Stress Inventory: Development and preliminary psychometric evaluation. Psychology of Violence, 8(6), 726-734.
Rosen, D. C., Nakash, O., Kwong, A., & Branstetter, H. (2017). Culturally responsive assessment and diagnosis in the mental health intake. The Behavior Therapist, 40(3), 93-98.
Rosen, D. C., Nakash, O., & Alegría, M. (2016). The impact of computer use on therapeutic alliance and continuance in care during the mental health intake. Psychotherapy, 53, 117-123.
Rosen, D. C., Miller, A. B., Nakash, O., Halperin, L. & Alegría, M. (2012). Interpersonal complementarity in the mental health intake: A mixed-methods study. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59, 185-196.
Arredondo, P. & Rosen, D. C. (2007). Applying principles of multicultural competencies, social justice, and leadership in training and supervision. In E. Aldarondo (Ed.) Advancing social justice through clinical practice. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Dr. Rosen was the founding co-director of the Daniel K. Church Center for Social Justice & Diversity at Bastyr University (2014-2020). He founded the non-profit organization AWARE in 2000 with the mission of enhancing the effectiveness of health care practitioners by providing opportunities for cross-cultural learning and exchange. Dr. Rosen also served as a research fellow and consultant at the Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School prior to joining the Bastyr faculty.
Williams, M. T., Rosen, D. C., & Kanter, J. W. (Eds.). (2019). Eliminating race-based mental health disparities: Promoting equity and culturally responsive care across settings. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
Rosen, D. C., Kanter, J. W., Manbeck, K. E., Branstetter, H., Corey, & M. D., Williams, M. T. (2018, July). A contextual behavioral intervention to improve provider empathy and emotional rapport in racially charged interactions: A randomized trial. In M. Corey (Chair), It is time to discuss race and politics: Apply CBS to address social divisions. Symposium presented at the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science Sixteenth Annual World Conference, Montréal, Canada.
Rosen, D. C., Williams, M. T., & Kanter, J. W. (January, 2017). Safe space? Addressing racial microagressions in therapy. Symposium presented at the National Multicultural Conference & Summit. Portland, OR.
Robinson, P., Rosen, D. C., Gould, D. A., Bauman, D. E., Beachy, B. R., & Baker, M. D. (June, 2014). ACT in Primary Care Medicine: Large Scale Change through Research, Teaching, and Training. Symposium presented at the Twelfth Annual Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference. Minneapolis, MN
Rosen, D. C., Lee, D., & Arredondo, P. (January, 2013). The transformation of identity in multicultural psychology: Past, present, and future. Symposium presented at the National Multicultural Conference & Summit. Houston, TX.
Rosen, D. C., Alegría, M. (August, 2010). The culturally humble intake: Addressing service disparities in early treatment. Symposium presented at the One-hundred and Eighteenth Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. San Diego, CA.
Professional Memberships and Affiliations
- American Psychological Association (Divisions 17 &45), Member
- Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Charter Member
- Network of Multicultural Training Professionals, Member
- Diversity Committee, Association of Contextual Behavioral Science, Member
- Washington Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Charter Member
- Center for Social Connection, University of Washington, Research Affiliated Scientist
William A. Mitchell Jr. Service Merit Award