Family Psychologist – retired

(602) 980-1875  mobile


Notice: I am retired as of March 2022.  If you need a referral to another provider, please use the link for “Referrals List” at the bottom of this page.  If you need to reach me, use the “Contact Me” form below or call my mobile number above.

Challenges I Worked With

  • Child & Adolescent Behavior
  • Substance Abuse & Addiction
  • PTSD / Trauma
  • Depression & Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Anger & Frustration Management
  • Family Challenges
  • Social Skills / Social Thinking
  • Stress Management
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Death and Loss
  • Academic Challenges
  • ADHD / ADD
  • Divorce Adjustment
  • Teen to Adult Transition
  • Couples Issues

Mark Rohde, Ph.D. graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State, did additional work at ASU, & University of Oxford (England), and was a Mott Foundation Fellow.  He holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from the Union Graduate School / Union Institute and additionally completed three years of training with the Post-Graduate Institute for Family Therapy.  He most often worked with children, adolescents & families and frequently employed a combination of individual, family and group psychotherapy.

 Mark holds Diplomate status with the American Board of Assessment Psychology and has specialty certification in addictions treatment from the American College of Professional Psychology.  He is a former teacher who held administrative positions at a private school, an addictions treatment center, a community mental health center, and a residential treatment program.  Mark was twice been recognized for “Distinguished Contributions to Psychology” by the Arizona Psychological Association.

He has an interest in computer applications in psychology and is a Founder & Emeritus Board Member of, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and families.  He is a past president of the Arizona Psychological Association and has served as an Emeritus Board Member.  He is also a past president of the Arizona Psychological Foundation.  Mark was recognized for “Lifetime Achievement” in 2022 by the Arizona Psychological Association.


Professional Associations

  • Arizona Psychological Association – Past-President
  • Arizona Psychological Foundation – Past President & current Board Member
  • American Psychological Association – Member
  • American Board of Assessment Psychology – Diplomate
  • NAADAC – Member – MAC Credential (Master Addictions Counselor)
  • American Group Psychotherapy Association – Certified Group Psychotherapist


  • Aaron & Matty Cantor Award for Lifetime Achievement in Psychology, Arizona Psychological Association, 2022
  • Distinguished Contributions to Psychology Award, Arizona Psychological Association, 1993 & 2014
  • Certificate of Proficiency – APA College of Professional Psychology, Treatment of Alcohol and Other Psychoactive Substance Abuse Disorders, 1996+
  • American Board of Assessment Psychology, 1993
  • Max Jones Research Award, Arizona Association of School Psychologists, 1986
  • Charles Stuart Mott Foundation Fellowship, 1980-1981
  • Arizona State University, “Special Scholarship”, 1972
  • Arizona State University, Academic Scholarship, 1970-1972
  • Arizona State University, Medallion of Merit Award, 1970

A Little About Me

I Grew Up In…

California until age 14, then Arizona


Scuba diving, travel, videography and energy conservation

Favorite Books/Movie/Music/Foods/Band/etc.

Books = something by McCullough, Clancy, Kemprecos, Cussler or Baldacci
Movie = “The Longest  Day”
Food = Thai, Mexican or German
Bands = Moody Blues, Metallica

I’m Known For…

Creativity, humor, energy and connecting

One Person I Wish I Could Meet or Could Have Met

Benjamin Franklin

My Most Embarrassing Moment

Whoa . . . it’s too embarrassing!

Something I’m Very Proud Of

My wife and son

The Craziest Thing I’ve Done

Scuba diving with sharks in Cuba

My Greatest Annoyance

Political gridlock

An Important Thing I Learned as a Child or Teen

Losses create gains – gains create losses

My Worst Job Ever

It’s a tie – working as a night janitor and a summer job on a highway road crew between Ahwatukee & Casa Grande

Favorite Quotes

“When you’re going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill
“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t
matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss

Something I Would Love to Achieve

Solve a Rubik’s Cube without a guidebook

One Item I Should Definitely Get Rid of But Probably Won’t

Old hiking boots

One of My Favorite Games/Toys When I Was a Child

Not exactly a toy, but I loved my microscope

If I Were Not Able to Use Any Electronic Devices for a Week, I Would…

Enjoy the peace.


My Office.
Scuba in Mexico

Age 11.

Scottsdale Office.


Scuba in Mexico

Where I Worked

Scottsdale Office

8124 E Cactus Road
Suite 410
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

(602) 494-1515 Office
(602) 494-3131 Fax

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