Eric L. Rosen

Associate professor

Areas of Focus: Child & Family practice, psychotherapy and psychodiagnostic testing/evaluations

Phone: 813-463-7196



  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from State University of NY at Buffalo (SUNY)- 1990.
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, State University of NY at Buffalo (1978)


Dr. Eric Rosen is an Associate Professor at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy-Tampa, having been an adjunct since 2005 prior to his appointment as professor in April, 2017. He earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the State University of NY at Buffalo (SUNY system) in 1990, having also completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Syracuse V.A. Hospital. Dr. Rosen’s doctoral dissertation was in the area of social skills training using Structured Learning Skills Training with Deaf Adolescents. He completed a post -doctoral supervised position at the Monsignor Carr Institute, a Catholic Charities mental hygiene clinic for 2 years, specializing in family therapy, children’s group therapy, and working with hearing and Deaf adults, children, couples, and adolescents. He worked as an outpatient private practice psychologist with the Condrell Center in Buffalo, NY for 2 years. Dr. Rosen worked as a psychologist with St. Mary’s School for the Deaf in Buffalo, NY for 12 years where he also supervised Master’s level School Psychologists in school psychology of Deafness through Alfred University and the State University of NY at Buffalo, was on the Advisory Council for the School Psychology and Deafness Program at R.I.T./NTID designed to crystalize best practices for psychological assessment for Deaf, and worked in the outpatient mental department of Buffalo General Hospital working with Deaf patients. Dr. Rosen taught at R.I.T./N.T.I.D., State University of NY at Buffalo, and Canisius College, both undergraduate and graduate course work. In 1994, Dr. Rosen assumed a clinical director position at the Manor’s (formerly Anclote Manors) Psychiatric Hospital in Tarpon Springs, Florida, overseeing both in-patient and day hospital services for Deaf psychiatric patients, and becoming a chief psychologist working across units of the hospital working with hearing and Deaf children, dual diagnosis adults, women’s issues, and seniors. He joined practice with the medical director of the hospital working for several years in practice, then opening his own group practice in Palm Harbor, Florida with Family Psychological Services of Palm Harbor, Inc. Dr. Rosen completed Forensic Examiner training for adults and juveniles, did psychological evaluations for the Department of Juvenile Justice for years, has conducted competency to proceed and criminal responsibility evaluations for Deaf adults in courts in Florida and Georgia, as well as appearing in Federal Court. He has conducted numerous mental health evaluations for parents as to their parental adequacy and appeared in court to testify.

Dr. Rosen has taught a myriad of clinical courses with FSPP at Argosy-Lifespan, Clinical Psychopharmacology, Consultation & Supervision, Marital and Couples therapy, Child Psychopathology, Child Assessment, Special Needs Assessments, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Social Psychology, Objective Assessment, Diagnostic and Therapy Doctoral Seminars including evaluation of doctoral diagnostic and therapy work products. He has presented on a myriad of clinical topics ranging from Diversity, High Conflict Divorce, Animal Assisted Therapies, Social Justice aspects of Working with Disabled Populations, Working with Jewish Populations from a Diversity Perspective, Impact of Social Media on Children & Families, Application of Attribution Theory to Family Therapy, and Psychology Practice Management.


  • Child & Family practice, psychotherapy and psychodiagnostic testing/evaluations
  • ADHD, Specific Learning Disabilities, ASD, anxiety and mood disorders, Deafness, Deaf-Blind, Intellectual disabilities, trauma, psychotic disorders, divorce and life transitions, blended family dynamics, loss and bereavement.
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy for habit control, trauma, performance enhancement, pain management, sleeping issues, anxiety and panic attacks, medical and dental hypnotherapy, fears and phobias, creating calm for preparation for surgery.
  • PTSD & trauma.
  • School related issues, Educational Due Process cases, independent psychoeducational evaluations and consulting.


  • Florida Psychological Association, Member
  • International Association of Trauma Professionals

Selected Presentations

  • Foundations of Clinical Hypnotherapy for Practicing Clinicians
  • Working with Families with Special Needs Children and Members Across the Lifespan: Clinicians as Guardians of Hope
  • IACT/IMDHA International Conference. Clinical Psychopharmacology for Clinical Hypnotherapists; and Clinical Hypnotherapy for Use with DSM-5 Disorders.
  • Animal Assisted Therapies for Healing and Change
  • FSPP Diversity Conference: Cultural Diversity: Dynamics of Clinical Work with Jewish Families.

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