Dr. Rosa L Thomas, PhD

Preferred Name: Rose

About Me

Please see the About Me page at: https://savorpsychotherapy.com

Education & Experience

Education: 2002 PhD/MA University of Michigan 1992 A.B. Tufts University Experience: 2010 - Present: Independent and Contracting Practice, full- and part time. Currently full-time. 2005 - 2021: California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation/California Correctional Health Care system, with breaks as listed following this entry. CDCR/CCHCS Positions held: Supervising Psychologist (A) Mental Health Crisis Bed Facility; California Medical Facility; Higher Level of Care Coordinator; California Medical Facility; Suicide Prevention Coordinator; San Quentin State Prison; Clinical Director, Correctional Treatment Facility, San Quentin State Prison; Behavior Specialist, Psychiatric Inpatient Program for the Condemned, San Quentin State Prison Staff Psychologist, Vacaville Psychiatric Program (VPP) at the California Medical Facility; Staff Psychologist, Mental Health Crisis Bed Facility; Correctional Clinical Case Management System; Enhanced Outpatient Program in Administrative Segregation. Interim work as an independent contractor: 2014: Staff Psychologist, VPP; 2013-2014: Staff Psychologist, Irwin Army Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Fort Riley, KS. 2012-2013: Supervising Psychologist, Rockville Correctional Center for Women, Rockville, IN. 2012: 9th Medical Group, Beale AFB, CA. Additional Work: 2006 - 2007: Director (Interim), Counseling and Psychological Services and Disability Services for Students, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA 2004: Registered and Supervising Psychologist, Ananda Institute, Santa Rosa, CA

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Psychological Association California Psychological Association International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis HeartMath.org

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Does Not Accept Insurance