A native of Marin County, Dr. Rose attended
undergraduate school at the University of California at San
Diego, receiving a B.A. in Communications. She received an
M.S. and a Psy.D. in clinical psychology from the California
School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International
University- San Francisco.
She completed an American Psychological Association(APA)
accredited internship in Sherman Oaks, California at
a K-12 school for individuals with high functioning autism and
Aspergers disorders. She also trained with the Help Group's outpatient
services center and after school programs treating children with
Dr. Rose was trained in use of both the Autism Diagnostic
Observation Schedule (ADOS) and Autism Diagnostic
Interview (ADI-R), which are considered gold standards in
diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Rose
completed a post- doctoral fellowship at the Psychological Services
Center, a community mental health clinic located in Oakland, California, where she further developed her expertise in psychological testing.
Dr. Rose's doctoral research areas of attachment issues and cultural expressions of mental health led her to develop the website www.Postpartum-Culture.com. The website, which was originally developed to focus on Japanese American first time mothers, was apparently well received by the general community of parents and health care workers who provided overwhelmingly positive feedback around the utility of the site for individuals who do not identify as Japanese American as well. She published her dissertation and research under her maiden name: Anne-Olivia Shelton, Psy.D. Currently, Dr. Rose is focusing on her private practice which includes offering consultation services to various Bay Area agencies such as CBEM LLC (Creating Behavioral + Educational Momentum), where she provides weekly supervision for a team of critical intervention specialists. She is also a Vendor Psychologist for the Regional Center of the East Bay (RCEB) where she performs Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Disability evaluations. Additionally, she is involved with the San Francisco based Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy where she offers testing and consultation services for individuals concerned about ADHD and/ or learning issues. Formerly, Dr. Rose was also the Director of the Child/Family Assessment Program and the Internship Training Director at The Psychological Services Center (PSC), where she also provided clinical supervision. Dr. Rose's work with the PSC enabled her to become well versed in working within educational systems as she served as a liaison with Alameda County Behavioral Health Services' Children's Specialized Services, training doctoral interns in performing Educationally Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS) eligiblity assessments. Finally, Dr. Rose's speaking engagements have included: Alameda Superior Court (Family Court) regarding adolescent psychology and the importance of assessment in treatment; Center for Speech, Language and Occupational Therapy regarding the identification of emotional difficulties in early childhood (0-5 years of age); Summit View School Therapy Staff regarding the prevalence and identification of depression and suicidality in adolescents diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.