Dr. Rob J. Rotunda


Dr. Rotunda received his Ph.D. in Clinical/Community Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 1993 after completing a clinical internship at the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System. He has been a licensed clinical psychologist in Florida since 1997. He completed postdoctoral clinical and research training at the Harvard Families and Addiction Program. He is currently a Professor in the School of Psychological and Behavioral Sciences, and Coordinator of the graduate program in Counseling Psychology at the University of West Florida where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses since 1996.


His research and clinical interests are in the areas of addictive behaviors, college student drinking and harm reduction, trauma and PTSD, crisis intervention and response to disaster, couple and family therapy, and sport and exercise psychology.

E-mail: rrotunda@uwf.edu                  Phone: 850.474.2294 



Where to find me:

University of West Florida
Department of Psychology
Building 41, Room 226
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750


Currently Teaching



PCO 6216 - Theories of Individual Counseling

CLP 3144 - Abnormal Psychology

CLP 3144 - Abnormal Psychology



Bldg. 41/ Psychology  -  Room 226 

Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:00 - 2:15
Wednesdays  10:00 - 12:00 

Or By Appt. 


Courses Taught


CLP 3144 Abnormal Psychology

CLP 6942 Individual Personality Testing

EAB 5705 Advanced Behavior Modification

PCO 6204 Pre-Practicum: Techniques of Counseling

PCO 6251 Couple and Family Therapy

PCO 4310 Interventions in the Addictions
PCO 6216 Theories of Individual Counseling
PCO 6312 Substance Abuse Counseling
PCO 6315 Assessment in Counseling
PPE 4003 Theories of Personality
PPE 5055 Advanced Personality Theory

PSY 4832 Sport and Exercise Psychology

PSY 4991 Crisis Intervention / Disaster Psychology
PSY 6946 Practicum
PSY 6948 Internship Supervision
PSY 6971 Thesis Supervision
 Addictive Disorders
 Couple & Family Therapy
 Sports Psychology & Performance Enhancement
 Intimate Partner Violence
 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder & Trauma


Useful Links:
American Psychological Association

Association for Applied Sport Psychology

Psychology Resources Library Guide

Career Resources for the Psychology Major

Guide to a Successful Career in Psychology

UWF Counseling Center  
Florida Public Interest Research Group