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Roger Brooke
Roger Brooke
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Roger Brooke

Date Released: Thu, 1 August 2019 16:04 +0200

Roger Brooke was born, raised, and educated in South Africa. His professionally formative years were spent in the upheavals there in the 1980s. Since 1994 he has been Professor of Psychology at Duquesne University. From 1994-2007 he was Director of Training in Clinical Psychology, and was centrally involved in the development of the doctoral program and its accreditation with the American Psychological Association. Since 2008 he has been Director of the Military Psychological Services. He is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and has been an examiner for the American Board of Professional Psychology. He was on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology from 2005-2012, and is on the Board of Directors of Soldier's Heart. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses, supervises doctoral students, has a private practice, and is a consultant Clinical Psychologist at LifeCare Hospital, Pittsburgh. 

His special professional interests include psychotherapy for a wide range of difficulties, such as depression and anxiety, self-destructive patterns of relating to others, “family history stuff,” life transitions, trauma (including subtle, cumulative trauma over many years), military veterans and their families


  • Clinical Psychology
    • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
    • Psychoanalytic and Jungian psychology, existential phenomenology, hermeneutics
    • Trauma, including developmental trauma
    • Veterans' issues, including combat trauma
    • Geropsychology


Source:Duquesne University