Tony Roffers, PhD

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About Dr. Roffers

A licensed psychologist (PSY 3704) with a private therapy practice in Oakland, California Dr. Roffers received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He has served on the faculty at the University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco State University, and Saint Mary’s College of California where he trained hundreds of masters and doctoral level therapists for over twenty years.  

 

Originally trained in Career Counseling and Rogerian Person Centered Therapy, he later took training in Transactional Analysis, Gestalt, and Neurolinguistic Programming and has taken thousands of hours of professional development workshops to continue to improve his therapy skills. He trained extensively in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) at the Institute of Rational Living with Albert Ellis.  Later he trained in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and then Thought Field Therapy (TFT) with Roger Callahan.

 

His interest in the energy therapies led him to a new method called Advanced Integrative Therapy developed by Dr. Asha Clinton and is currently teaching this method to other practitioners.

 

Dr. Roffers has consulted with a wide variety of professional organizations such as the American Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology where he assisted in developing skill based clerkship and residency programs in medical schools throughout the country.

 

Dr. Roffers has also developed a conflict resolution model for attorneys and mediators and has given guest lectures in Law Schools throughout Northern California.  He has taught communication skills and conflict resolution skills to practicing attorney mediators throughout the West Coast including the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Sections of the Sonoma, Contra Costa, San Luis Obispo, California and Seattle, Washington Bar Associations, and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA).

 

Dr. Roffers was one of the first professionals to be trained in Advanced Integrative Therapy. He served as Director of Training under Dr. Asha Clinton and assisted her in developing the training program for AIT teachers throughout the United States. He continues an independent practice in Oakland, California combining Advanced Integrative Therapy and the Morphogenetic Field Technique.

 

Publications 

 

 

Roffers, T. (2016). The Pervasive and Persistent Power of Projections. The Energy Field. Second Issue.

 

Roffers, T. (2010). RECIPROCAL SOVEREIGNTY: Resolving Conflict Respectfully. Available at amazon.com.

 

Roffers, T. (2004).  Energy, Trauma, and Spirit:  Thought Field Therapy and Seemorg Matrix Work (Chapter 8, p. 159) in THE NATURAL MEDICINE GUIDE TO ADDICTION by Stephanie Marohn, Hampton Roads Publishing, Charlottesville, VA.

 

Roffers, T. (2003).  Energy, Trauma, and Spirit:  Thought Field Therapy and Seemorg Matrix Work (Chapter 8, p. 135) in THE NATURAL MEDICINE GUIDE TO ANXIETY by Stephanie Marohn, Hampton Roads Publishing, Charlottesville, VA.

 

Roffers, T. (2003).  Trauma, Energy, and Spirit: Seemorg Matrix Work and Psychosomatic Medicine (Chapter 9, p. 131) in THE NATURAL MEDICINE GUIDE TO DEPRESSION by Stephanie Marohn, Hampton Roads Publishing, Charlottesville, VA.  

 

Baumgarten, E. & Roffers, T.  (2003).  Implementing and expanding upon Carkhuff’s training technology.  Journal of Counseling and Development, 81, 285-291.

 

Roffers, T. (1989).  Are counselor educators charlatans?  A reply to Aspy and Anderson.  Journal of Counseling and Development, 67, 286.

 

Roffers, T. Cooper, B. A. B., & Sultanoff, S. M. (1988).  Can counselor trainees apply their skills in actual client interviews?  Journal of Counseling and Development, 66, 385-388.

    

Roffers, T. & Waldo, M. (1983).  Empathy and confrontation related to group counseling outcome.  The Journal for Specialists in Group Work, Sept., 106-113.

    

Roffers, T. (1976).  Program director and faculty manual for educational objectives for residents in obstetrics and gynecology.  American Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AAOG) Publication.

 

Roffers, T. (1975).  Instructor’s manual for the use of educational objectives in obstetrics and gynecology.  AAOG Publication.

 

Roffers, T. (1975). [Review of The group as agent of change].  Personnel and Guidance Journal, 53, 538.

 

Roffers, T. (1972).  [Review of Counseling: Group theory and system].  Personnel and Guidance Journal, 51, 222-223.

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