Dr. Irwin Ford Rosenfarb
A licensed psychologist for more than 31 years, Dr. Rosenfarb’s teaching, research, and clinical interests focus on helping individuals with mental disorders and their family members. He was the Principal Investigator on a NIMH research grant and served on the San Diego County Mental Health Board and on the San Diego Psychological Association Board of Directors. Dr. Rosenfarb has over 100 publications and presentations on psychosis, thought disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression.
He trained with Dr. Steven C. Hayes, a leader in cognitive-behavior therapy. In 1992, Dr. Hayes was listed by the Institute for Scientific Information as the 30th “highest impact” psychologist in the world. He subsequently completed a post-doctoral fellowship at UCLA with Dr. David Miklowitz, the developer of family-focused treatment (FFT) for adults and adolescents with depression and bipolar disorder.