Dr. Bart Rossi PhD. is a political psychologist commentator that provides insights to stories in the news. He offers psychological insight to high profile news items in general, and politics in particular.
He has appeared on a wide range of television networks, including MSNBC, CBS, and FOX5, local television MY9, PIX 11, and the cable news shows News12: Power and Politics; and the EMMY-winning cable show The Fresh Outlook. He appears on radio on such as The Wall Street Journal This Morning, the Alan Colmes Show on Fox Radio, the Jake Burkman Show, and WDUN Newstalk 550 in Atlanta, GA.
Dr. Rossi has appeared in newspapers including the New York Daily News, U.S.A. Today, as well as magazines.
Dr. Rossi is NJ Licensed Psychologist and author of The New-New American Life Style: Post September 11, 2001, A Psychologist’s Perspective – who began his career providing psychological care to a wide-range of clientele — through private practice, medical centers and other organizations, state-wide.
He has served as co-Director of the Independent Child Study Teams, Inc. in Jersey City, and also as Director of the Adolescent Counseling Center of Somerset County. In 1977 he founded the Rossi Psychological Group, P.A, where — as CEO — he oversaw a group comprised of over 50 licensed psychologists and medical professionals possessing expertise in specialized clinical areas. The Rossi Psychological Group then became an affiliate of Vericare, the largest behavioral health company in the U.S.
Throughout the years he has worked with the New Jersey Parole Board Psychological Evaluations of Inmates, the New Jersey Department of Corrections [for the specialized training of 6,000+ Corrections Officers], the Hudson County Employee Assistance Program, and has been a Keynote speaker for the American Psychological Association Annual Practice Directorate Meeting [with representatives from all 50 states.]
Dr. Rossi received his B.A. in psychology at Parson’s College, (Iowa), M.A., in clinical psychology at the University of Dayton (Ohio), M.A. in General-Theoretical psychology at Fordham University, (NY) and his Ph.D. in General-Theoretical Psychology at Fordham University (NY). He is a member of the American Psychological Association, New Jersey Psychological Association (former board member), and the New Jersey Association for the Advancement of Psychology (former chairperson). He is married, with two daughters, and lives in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. He enjoys skiing and golf.