Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD

Interim Chair, Doctor in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program
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Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD, received her doctorate from Fielding Graduate University and her MA from Pepperdine University. She was as an adjunct faculty member at AUSB from 2005 to 2007, a core faculty member serving as the Director of Practicum from January, 2007 to June 2012, and she is currently the Interim Chair of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology.

Prior to her work at Antioch, she developed curriculum and taught for Brooks Institute of Photography in their general education program as an adjunct from 1998 to 2006. Before she became a psychologist, her initial clinical work was on the relationship between stress and psychological health and on using hypnosis and imaginal processes for such. She did her pre-doctoral internship at the Keiffer-Franz Clinic of the C.G. Jung Institute in Los Angeles. She has also worked with psychiatric and neurologically injured in-patient populations, as well as groups, couples, and individual psychotherapy in private practice.

Dr. Rohde-Brown has published and presented her work internationally and she has a book entitled Imagine Forgiveness: A Guide for Creating a Joyful Future. Much of her work is on the topic of forgiveness, spirituality, and the imaginal. Currently, she is collaborating on research and writing projects that involve indigenous perceptions, Mindfulness and psychotherapy, psychoeducation for inmates, and working with families where there is a brain-injured child. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (as well as several divisions of it), the California Psychological Association, and the Santa Barbara County Psychological Association. She is also a delegate to the National Council of Schools and Programs in Professional Psychology.

She is the current president-elect for the AUSB Faculty Senate and she has served as secretary of the same. She was on the Chancellor’s Commission for Faculty Voice in University Governance and on commissions for university policy. Dr. Rohde-Brown had the honor of being selected to receive the 2012 award for “Excellence in Teaching” at AUSB. She is currently on the boards of Tierra Sagrada: The Sacred Earth Foundation, the Restorative Justice Center, and Imagery International.

She has been an advisory board member for the Santa Barbara Restorative Justice Neighborhood Initiative and a board member for Chaminade College Preparatory and Entertainment Radio Networks. She has been interviewed in popular media venues regarding her work on forgiveness. She espouses an integrative and contextual approach to psychotherapy that respects the different ways of knowing in a diverse society.