Gary Rose Gary S. Rose, PhD

617-327-6777 x1313, Work Space 314P


  • Professor, Clinical Psychology Department


  • PhD, Clinical Psychology


  • Adult & Child Psychopathology
  • Addictive Disorders
  • Humanistic Theory
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychotherapy Process Analysis

Research and Practice Interests

  • Motivational interviewing
  • Health behavior change
  • Medical decision-making
  • HIV treatment adherence
  • Veteran rehabilitation services

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Ma Bd. Of Psychology, Member
  • Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers

Publications and Presentations

Beach, M.C., Laws, M.B., Rose, G.S., Roter, D., Lee, Y., Chander, G., Woodson, T., Moore, R., Rogers, W., & Wilson, I. (in press).  Effects of minimal vs. intensive intervention to enhance motivational interviewing in HIV care. AIDS and Behavior.

Miller, W.R. & Rose, G.S. (2015).  Motivational interviewing and decisional balance: Contrasting responses to client ambivalence.  Behavioural and Cognitive Psychology. 43, 129-141.

Laws, M.B., Rose, G.S., Beach, M.C., Lee, Y., Rogers, W.S., Valasco, A.B. & Wilson, I.B. (2015).  Patient concordance with behavioral change goals is associated with motivational interviewing consistency by medical practitioners in HIV care. Patient Education and Counseling, 98, 728-733.

Flickinger, T.E,. Rose, G.S., Wilson, I.B., Wolfe, H., et al. (2013). Motivational interviewing by HIV care providers is associated with patient intentions to reduce unsafe sexual behavior.  Patient Education and Counseling, 93, 122-129.

Laws, M.B., Rose, G.S., Bezreh, T., Beach, M.C., Taubin, T., Kogelman, L., Gether, M., & Wilson, I.B. (2012).  Antiretroviral medication adherence in HIV disease, identify reformation, and physician-patient relationships, Patient Preference & Adherence, 6, 1-11.

Rose, G.S. & Walters, S.T. (2012).  Theoretical perspectives on motivation and addiction.  In Walters, S.T. & Rotgers, F.R. Treating substance abuse, 3rd edition.  NY: Guilford Press.

Drebing, C.E., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., Duffy, P., LePage, J., Rosenheck, R., Drake, R., Rose, G.S., King, K. & Penk, W. (2012). Pathways to vocational services: Factors affecting entry by veterans enrolled in VHA mental health services. Psychological Services, 9, 49-63.

Drebing, C.E., Drake, R., Mueller, L., Van Ormer, E.A., Duffy, P., LePage, J., Rosenheck, R., Rose, G.S., King, K. Desai, N., and Penk, W. (2011). Help-seeking and entry into vocational services by adults enrolled in New Hampshire state mental health services: A pathways-to-care study.  American Journal of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 14, 181-193.

Miller, W.R., & Rose, G.S. (2009).  Toward a theory of motivational interviewing.  American Psychologist, 64, 527-537.

Rose, G.S., Phillips, J.C., & Welch, G. (2007).  Motivational interviewing and health behavior change counseling.  In Apovian, C.M. and Lenders, C.M. (eds.).  Management of overweight and obese adults and children.  NY: CRC Press.

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor Brown University School of Public Health
  • Research Scholar, VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA
  • Lecturer, Northeastern University

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

  • Member of steering committee, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers
  • Lead trainer, MINT

Professional Affiliations

  • APA
  • MINT

Community Engagement

  • Nationally certified driving instructor
  • Porsche Club of America
  • BMW Club of America