Fred Rabinowitz

Professor & Assoc Dean, CAS

Degrees: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri, 1984; M.A., Clinical Psychology, Loyola College, 1980; B.A., Psychology, Ithaca College, 1978

Office: Psychology, Duke Hall #106

Phone: 909/748-8670 Campus Ext. 8670



Current Research and Areas of Expertise

  • Psychotherapy with men
  • Men’s depression
  • Group psychotherapy with men
  •  Counseling process

Professional Background Highlights

  • Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences 2008-present
  • Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Fall 2005-2007
  • President, Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, American Psychological Association, 2005
  • Johnston Center for Integrative Studies Interim Director, Fall 2004
  • Faculty Review Committee 2002-2004; Chair FRC 2003-2004
  • Resident Director, University of Redlands Salzburg, Austria Program 1999-2001
  • Professor, Psychology Department and Johnston Center (1984-Present)

Courses Offered at Redlands

  • Counseling
  • Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Personality Theories
  • Psychology oriented Johnston Seminars

Professional Experience

  • Individual and group psychotherapy practice specializing in working with men (1986-present)
  • Clinical Director, Redlands Yucaipa Guidance Clinic (1994-1996)

Awards and Honors

  • University Outstanding Research Award 2001-2002
  • Professor of the Year 2001-2002 San Bernardino Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Mortar Board Professor of Year 1996-97
  • University of Redlands Outstanding Teaching Award 1995

Publications, Presentations and Panels

Rochlen, A. & Rabinowitz, F. E. (Eds.) (2014).  Breaking barriers in counseling men:  Insights and innovations.  New York:  Routledge.

Rabinowitz, F. E. & Cochran, S. V. (2002). Deepening psychotherapy with men. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Cochran, S. V. & Rabinowitz, F. E. (2000). Men and depression: Clinical and Empirical Perspectives. San Diego: Academic Press.

Rabinowitz, F.E. & Cochran, S.V. (1994). Man alive: A primer of men's issues. Monterey, California: Brooks/Cole.

Selected Articles and Book Chapters

Rabinowitz, F. E.  (2014).  Counseling men in groups.  In M. Englar-Carlson, M. Evans, & T. Duffey (Eds.), A Counselor's Guide to Working with Men (pp. 55-70).  Alexandria, VA:  American Counseling Association. 

Shepard, D., & Rabinowitz, F. E. (2013).  The power of shame in depressed men:  Implications for counselors.  Journal of Counseling and Development, 91, 451-457.

Rabinowitz, F. E. (2011). Behind the mask: A primer on understanding the male partner in couples therapy. In D. Shepard & M. Harway (Eds.). Counseling Men in Couples Therapy (pp.37-55).  New York: Routledge.

Rabinowitz, F.E. (2010). Calling Jack’s Bluff. In J. Kottler & J. Carlson (Eds.). Duped: Lies and Deception in Psychotherapy (pp.193-198).  New York:  Routledge.

Rabinowitz, F.E. & Cochran, S.V. (2008). Men and therapy: A case of masked male depression. Clinical Case Studies, 7, 575-591.

Rabinowitz, F.E. & Cochran, S.V. (2007). Men and depression: Implications for counselors. Counseling and Human Development, 40 (1), 1-12.

Rabinowitz, F.E. (2007). The Abc’s of what happens in a men’s group. The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Bulletin, 12 (2).

Rabinowitz, F.E. (2006). Crossing the no cry zone: Doing psychotherapy with men. Continuing Education.Net.

Rabinowitz, F. E. (2006). Thawing the ice man. In M. Englar-Carlson & M. A. Stevens (Eds.). In the therapy room with men: A casebook about psychotherapeutic process and change with male clients. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Rabinowitz, F.E. & Van Hyfte, G. (2004). The Post-T group era at Johnston: The fire is still alive. In K. Ogren & W. McDonald (Eds.). Hard travelin and still havin a good time: Innovative living and learning at the Johnston Center 1979-2004. Victoria, Canada: Tafford Press.

Cochran, S. V. & Rabinowitz, F. E. (2003). Gender-sensitive recommendations for assessment and treatment of depression in men. Professional Psychology, 34, 132-140.

Cochran, S.V. & Rabinowitz, F.E. (2002). Recommendations for clinicians concerning psychotherapy with men. Clinician’s Research Digest, Supplemental Bulletin, 26, 1-2.

Rabinowitz, F.E. (2002). Utilizing the body in therapy with men. Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Bulletin, 8, 12-13.

Van Hyfte, G.V. & Rabinowitz, F.E. (2001). "Fraternity men and same gender intimacy." Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Bulletin, 6, 14-15.

Rabinowitz, F. E. (2001). Group therapy for men. In G. R. Brooks & G. E. Good (Eds.). The new handbook of psychotherapy and counseling with men, (pp. 603-621). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Rabinowitz, F. E. (2000). Austrian men: Private, strong, and alone. Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Bulletin, 5, 17-19.

Rabinowitz, F.E. (1998). Psychotherapy with depressed middle aged men: A grief based model. Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity Bulletin, 3, 16-17.

Rabinowitz, F.E. (1997). Teaching counseling through a semester long role play. Journal of Counselor Education and Supervision, 36(3), 216-223.

Rabinowitz, F.E., Sutton,L., Schutter, T., Brown, A.,Krizo, C., Larsen, J.,Styn,J., Welander, A., Wilson, D. & Wright, S. (1997). Helpfulness to lost tourists. Journal of Social Psychology, 137 (4), 502-509.

Cochran, S.V., & Rabinowitz, F.E. (1996). Men, loss, and psychotherapy. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, and Practice, 33 (4), 593-600.


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