Dr. Zach Rosenthal is a clinical psychologist and Associate Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He is Director of the Center for Misophonia and Emotion Regulation (CMER), the Duke Cognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment Program (CBRTP), the Duke Clinical Psychology Fellowship Program, and is Co-Chief Psychologist for Duke University Medical Center. From 2014 – 2019, he served as the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Vice Chair for Clinical Services.
Dr. Rosenthal has over 75 publications and has received grants to conduct research from a range of funding sources, including the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, foundations, and major donors. His research has focused on characterizing problems with emotion regulation in adult psychopathology, including using virtual reality as a platform to investigate emotional functioning and the development of behavioral therapies. He is a licensed psychologist in North Carolina with expertise in contemporary cognitive behavioral therapies, and is an expert in the treatment of borderline personality disorder using dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).
In addition to research, administrative duties, and clinical practice, Dr. Rosenthal enjoys teaching undergraduate and graduate students, mentoring students, interns, post-docs, residents, and faculty, and training community clinicians in best practices using cognitive behavioral therapies for adults. In his free time, he loves to watch his two teenage sons play ice hockey (yes, ice hockey in North Carolina!), and to laugh and live fully.