Millicent Rose, EdD

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor


  • EdD, Counseling Psychology, Argosy University
  • MA, Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in MFT, Pepperdine University
  • BA, Psychology, University of Georgia


Originally from London, England, Dr. Millicent Rose is a GSEP alumni and former executive director for the I’m Possible Youth Foundation. Dr. Rose holds over 10 years of experience treating trauma victims, and currently works for UCLA’s Semel Institute and Prevention Training Center of Excellence developing curriculum to train Los Angeles county providers and professionals.

Dr. Rose is a sought out mental health and non-profit management consultant, having worked in partnership with the Family Justice Alliance, BPRF of Malibu, and New Star Family Justice Center. Together with Walker Temple A.M.E., Dr. Rose opened and operated the first church-based bilingual mental health clinic in South Central Los Angeles.

Dr. Rose holds several years of experience in training MFT and ASW students and has worked together with clinical psychology and counseling programs from California State University Northridge, California State University Long Beach, California State University Dominguez Hills, Antioch University, National University, Pacific Oaks College, and Pepperdine University to help prepare their students for clinical practice.

As a focus area of research, Dr. Rose maintains an interest in evaluating the relationship between counseling self-efficacy and quality of care in counseling interns. In addition, Dr. Rose has further interests in continuing to evaluate evidence-based treatments for trauma and contributing to the body of literature on post-traumatic stress disorder in women of color as a derivative of traumatic birth experiences.