Irwin Ford Rosenfarb, Ph.D. is a Professor in the San Diego Clinical Psychology PhD Program at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) of Alliant International University. Dr. Rosenfarb received his B.A. (with High Honors) from Stony Brook University and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina - Greensboro. He also completed an APA-Accredited clinical psychology internship in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. Prior to coming to Alliant, he was a Post Doctoral Scholar in the Clinical Research Center for the Study of Schizophrenia at the University of California, Los Angeles, an Assistant Professor at Auburn University in Auburn, AL, a staff psychologist at Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Charleston, SC, a Research Psychologist at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center in Brentwood, CA, and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego.
His research, teaching, and clinical interests focus on the role of psychosocial factors in the course and treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depressive disorder. He has served as a Principal Investigator on a National Institute of Mental Health research grant and has served on the San Diego County Mental Health Board as well as on the San Diego Psychological Association Board of Directors.