Rosalie C. Diaz

Rosalie C. Diaz, Psy.D. received her Master and Doctoral degrees from the Adler School of Professional Psychology and her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester. She completed her residency training in Clinical Health Psychology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Chronic Pain, Shriner's Hospital for Children Pediatric Burn, and Oncology clinics. Dr. Diaz spent her first few years post-residency working in community and academic settings, primarily as a member of an integrative care team at OrionHealth, a specialized healthcare program for rehabilitation and return to work in Canada. Since joining the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System, she has enjoyed several roles; including Primary Care-Mental Health Integration in the Women's Veterans Health Clinic, G.I.V.E. (Gender Identity Veteran's Experience) Clinic, and Mental Health Ambulatory Care Center. Dr. Diaz provides individual and group therapies (Chronic Pain SMA, iRest Yoga Nidra, LGBTQAI+ Veterans Group, G.I.V.E. Support Group, Taking Charge of My Life!). Dr. Diaz has presented at multiple informative events including key lectures at Case Western Reserve University and Veterans Affairs' conferences. She has special interests including psychological factors in the assessment and treatment of chronic pain; use of Yoga, Meditation and QiGong interventions for well-being and mental health; and women's mental health issues. Dr. Diaz has participated in leadership and program development initiatives throughout her career, including liaison representation between private and public agencies to develop referral paths and maintain business relationships, creation of clinical flow for patient care in specialty clinics, creation of psychoeducation and programming in specialty clinics, and implementation of the Whole Health Initiative for the VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System. She also serves as the Whole Health Program Manager and is a Founding Member/Co-Editor for the Louis Stokes VAMC Psychology Service Diversity Committee.