Dr. Kent Rosengren is a clinical, forensic, and pediatric psychologist. He resides in Grand Junction, CO with his wife Jenny and their nine children. Dr. Rosengren graduated from BYU with a BS in Psychology and then attended George Fox University where he received his Doctor of Psychology. He completed an internship at the Tacoma VA Hospital and a fellowship at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Pediatric Psychology.
Dr. Rosengren has been employed in places such as Madigan Army Medical Center working with Active Duty Personnel, Northern Montana Hospital as a Pediatric Psychologist, Grand Junction VA Hospital serving veterans, and is currently in private practice. He thoroughly enjoys teaching the Body Based Mindfulness Course.
He has worked extensively with clients that have PTSD and trauma. His training includes several conventional and alternative therapies such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for depression and social anxiety, Cognitive Processing for PTSD, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, EFT (Tapping), Emotion/Body Code, the Sedona Method, Psych-K, and Somatic Experiencing.
Based on his years of experience, he has developed Body Based Mindfulness Courses to help bring awareness of the often overlooked, but essential role, the body and its nervous system play in emotional, physical, and mental healing.
Dr. Rosengren loves watching sports, in particular football, basketball, and specifically the Seattle Mariners' baseball team. He seems to be reading a great deal of the time; he loves learning and expanding his knowledge and expertise.
He and his wife have raised a family of readers. He is keenly proud of his children because they all love Tolkien, of whose books he is a great fan. His family can be termed as "geeks" because every member of the family loves Star Wars, Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Harry Potter and the like.
Dr. Rosengren gives his personal experience with social anxiety that illustrates the importance and power of using Body Based Mindfulness to process physical sensations.