Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Arnon Rolnick

Kiryat Ono, Israel                                                                                                                                    Tel: 0972522542725                                                                                                                                Email:   rolnick@gmail.com

                                                                                                                                                                      Education

1984               Post-doctoral research, Psychology Department Brandeis University, Boston, USA

1984               PhD Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel

1980               MA Clinical Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel

1978                BA Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel

 

Academic Positions

2009-2012   Senior Research Fellow, Unit for Applied Neuroscience, Interdisciplinary Center, Herzelia

2003-              Lecturer, Psychotherapy program, Medical School, Soroka Hospital, Israel

2004- 2006  Lecturer, Clinical Psychology program, Ben Gurion University, Israel

1996-2004   Organizer and Lecturer of “Computers and Internet for Psychologists” courses, Israeli Psychological Association

1991-2004   Lecturer in Biofeedback Education program, Israeli Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback

1987                Visiting fellow, Free University of Amsterdam

1985-1988    Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Tel Aviv University, Israel

1982-1984   Visiting fellow, Psychology Laboratory, Brandeis University, Boston, USA

1975-1978     Research and teaching assistant, Tel Aviv University, Israel

 

Organizational Offices

 

 

2010-2014   Board member, American Association for Applied psychophysiology and Biofeedback

1997-2010    Head of Israeli Biofeedback Certification Committee

2001-2002   Board member, Israeli Association of Psychotherapy

1995-1997    Board Member, Israeli Psychological Association

1991-1994    Representative, Clinical Section of the Israeli Psychological Association

1990-1993    President, Israeli Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback

 

Employment

2014-               Co founder psysession.com

2009 – 2011  Co founder Expendifiy

2005-2009   Clinical consultant to HealthSmart UK

2000-             Director, Rolnick’s Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy, Israel

1996-1999   Supervisor, Biofeedback Clinic, Tel Aviv Mental Health Clinic, Ministry of Health, Israel

1999-2003    Clinical consultant to Ultrasis Ltd., IT company specialised in health promotion, UK

1994-1999   Clinical consultant to Ultramind, Israel. Biofeedback Applications.

1991-1994    Research Director, Recanati Rehabilitation Center, National Institute for Rehabilitation of the Brain Injured, Tel Aviv, Israel

1991-1992    Psychologist, Biofeedback Unit, Brull Mental Health Center, Tel Aviv, Israel

1989-              Clinical Psychologist, private practice

1986-1991    Psychologist/Head of Biofeedback clinic, Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel

1986-1987    Clinical internship, Psychiatric Dept. Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

1983-1986    Head of Motion Sickness & Human Performance Laboratory, Medical Branch, Naval Medical Institute, Haifa, Israel

1982-1983    Research Associate, Psychology Dept. Brandeis University, Boston, USA

1981-1982    Psychologist, Motion Sickness Research Center, Meir General Hospital, Israel

1978-1981    Navy Psychologist, Israeli Navy

Grants and Awards

 

 

2009     2 year grant from the  Israeli government to develop the of internet based

psychophysiological measurement.

1990      Grant from the Ministry of Defence, Israel

1988               Lewis Fellowship for Medical Research

1985                Israel – Holland Cultural Grant

1982               Rothschild Fellowship

 

Publications

 

  1. Noy, S., Rolnick, A., & Shapira, S. (1982). Motion sickness at sea. Harefuah (Israeli Medical Journal), CIII, 173-174.
  2. Rosenbaum, M., & Rolnick, A. (1983). Self control behaviors and coping with seasickness. Cognitive Therapy and Research, I, 93-98.
  3. Gordon, C., Binah, O., Attias, J., & Rolnick, A. (1986). Transdermal scopolamine: human performance and side effects. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 57, 236-240.
  4. Attias, J., Gordon, C., Binah, O., & Rolnick, A. (1987). Efficacy of transdermal scopolamine against seasickness.: a three day study at sea. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine, 58, 60-62.
  5. Attias, J., Gordon, C., Rolnick, A., & Sade, J. (1987). Nystagmus episodes under seasickness conditions. Archives of Otorhinolaryngology, 244, 84-87.
  6. Gordon, C. R., Ben-Aryeh H., Szargel, R. Attias, J., Rolnick, A., & Laufer, D. (1988). Salivary changes associated with experimental motion sickness in man. Journal of the Autonomic Nervous System, 22, 91-96.
  7. Arwas, S., Rolnick, A. & Lubow, R. E. (1989). Conditioned taste aversion in humans using motion induced sickness as the US: The effects of CS familiarity. Journal of Behaviour Research and Therapy, 27(3), 295-301.
  8. Rolnick, A., & Bles, W. (1989). Performance and well being under tilting conditions: the effects of visual reference and artificial horizon. Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 60, 779-785.
  9. Rolnick, A. & Gordon, C. R. (1991). The effects of motion induced sickness on military performance. In R. Gal & J. Mangelsdorff (Eds.), Handbook of Military Psychology. Chichester: Wiley.
  10. Rolnick, A. & Lubow, R. E. (1991). Why is the driver rarely motion sick? The role of controllability in motion sickness. Ergonomics, 34(7), 867-879.
  11. Rolnick, A. (1992). The Application of biofeedback to psychological problems in the military setting. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 17(3), 235.
  12. Rolnick, A., Alster, J., & Laor, N. (1992). Acute stress due to missile attacks and the threat of chemical warfare – The use of biofeedback during the golf war in Israel. Biofeedback and Self Regulation, 17(3), 236.
  13. Rolnick, A. (1999). Biofeedback. Israel: Prologue. (book In Hebrew)
  14. Rolnick, A., & Shalev, I. (2000). Biofeedback and Emotional Intelligence training. Colorado: Biofeedback AAPB publications.
  15. Levit Binnun, N., Golland, Y., Davidovitch, A., and Rolnick A., (2010) The Biofeedback Odyssey: From Neal Miller to Current and Future Models of Regulation. Biofeedback: Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 136-141.
  16. Rolnick, A. and Rickles W., (2010) Integrating Biofeedback with Psychodynamic, Relational and Intersubjective Approach, Biofeedback, Volume 38, Issue 4, pp. 131–13
  17. Hamiel, D., Rolnick, A., (2015) Biofeedback and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions: Reciprocal Contributions, in Schwartz MS, Andrasik F. Biofeedback, A Practioner’s Guide, 4nd Edition. Guilford Press, New York
  18. Rolnick, A., Gal, U., Basset, D., and Barnea. A. (2017), The Contribution of Biofeedback in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders Accepted for Publication in Schwartz MS, Andrasik F. Biofeedback, A Practioner’s Guide, 4nd Edition. Guilford Press, New York .
  19. Rolnick, A. et al (2016), Developing Acceptance with the Help of Sensors – “Embracing the Me that I can See”. . Biofeedback: Fall 2016, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 148-151.
  20. Oren, N.,Gronich, d. and Rolnick., Stairway to Togetherness: (2018) -taking mindfulness and biofeedback into the intersubjevtive realm. Accepted for Publication in Moss, D and Khazan, I Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Compassion in Biofeedback Practice.
  21. Weinberg, H. & Rolnick A. (eds.) (2019) Theory and Practice of Online Therapy: Internet-delivered Interventions for Individuals, Families, Groups, and Organizations. New York: Routledge

 

  1. Papers presented at Conferences

 

  1. Rolnick, A., & Rosenbaum, M. (1980). Coping with aversive situations as a function of self control. In Program and Abstracts, World Congress on Behavior Therapy. Jerusalem, Israel: World Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
  2. Rolnick, A. (1983). Motion sickness under active and passive conditions. In Motion Sickness Symposium, 17-18 July 1983. Moffett Field, California: NASA/AMES Laboratory.
  3. Erwas, S., & Rolnick, A. (1984). Ship motion effects on Naval crew. In Abstracts, 18th Conference on Mechanical Engineering, 27-28 June 1984. Haifa, Israel: Technion University.
  4. Attias, J., Gordon, C., Binah, O., & Rolnick, A. (1985). Transdermal scopolamine efficacy against seasickness:a 3 – day study at sea. In Abstracts, Annual Scientific Meeting. San Antonio, Texas: Aerospace Medical Association.
  5. Binah, O., Gordon, C., Attias, J. & Rolnick, A. (1985). Transdermal scopolamine: Human performance and side effects. In Abstracts, Annual Scientific Meeting. San Antonio, Texas: Aerospace Medical Association.
  6. Rolnick, A. (1985). Seasickness as a model for research in medical Psychology. In Abstracts, 20th Scientific Meeting of the Israeli Psychological Association. Bar Ilan University: Israeli Psychological Association.
  7. Rolnick, A. Livnat, E., & Esroni, G. (1985). Graphology as a tool for predicting performance in the Navy: 4 successive failures. In Abstracts, 20th Scientific Meeting of the Israeli Psychological Association. Bar Ilan University: Israeli Psychological Association.
  8. Rolnick, A. (1986). Exploring the active-passive distinction in movement control: remote control of passive rotation can reduce vestibular after-effects and motion sickness. In Program and Abstracts, 8th International Congress on Vestibular Disorders of Posture and Gait, May 1986. Amsterdam.
  9. Rolnick, A., Erwas, S., & Lubow, R. E. (1986). Predicting behavior under seasickness conditions: The development of a selection procedure for the Israeli Navy. In Abstracts, 21st International Congress of Applied Psychology, July 1986. Jerusalem, Israel.
  10. Rolnick, A., Golan, N., & Rosenbaum, M. (1986). Learned resourcefulness and coping with sickness: Laboratory experiments using nausea provoking stimulation. In Abstracts, 21st International Congress of Applied Psychology, July 1986. Jerusalem, Israel.
  11. Rolnick, A. & Bles, W. (1988). Performance and well being under tilting conditions: the effects of visual reference and artificial horizon. In Abstracts, Annual Scientific Meeting. New Orleans, LA: Aerospace Medical Association.
  12. Rolnick, A. (1988). Artificial horizon as a human engineering method for the prevention of seasickness. In Abstracts, Annual Scientific Meeting of the I.D.F. Behavioral Sciences Division. Israel.
  13. Rolnick, A. & Bles, W. (1989). Wide angle artificial horizon is frequently perceived as non-horizontal: A possible problem it its use in the prevention of seasickness. In Abstracts, Annual Scientific Meeting. New Washington, DC: Aerospace Medical Association.
  14. Rolnick, A. (1991). Biofeedback as a part of psychotherapy. In Abstracts, 23th Scientific Meeting of the Israeli Psychological Association. Hebrew University: Israeli Psychological Association.
  15. Rolnick, A. (1991). The treatment of thesis-procrastination. In Abstracts, 23th Scientific Meeting of the Israeli Psychological Association. Hebrew University: Israeli Psychological Association.
  16. Rolnick, A. (1992). Biofeedback. Invited lecture, 5th International Congress, 14-18 September 1992. Jerusalem, Israel: The Pain Clinic.
  17. Rolnick, A. (1993). Prediction of rehabilitation after head injury In Abstracts, 24th Scientific Meeting of the Israeli Psychological Association. Bar Ilan University: Israeli Psychological Association.
  18. Rolnick, A., & Lewenthal, Z. (1993). The Status of Biofeedback in Israel. In 24th Annual Meeting American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 9-13 March 1993. Atlanta, USA: Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
  19. Rolnick, A., & Bindler, P. (1994). Biofeedback Application in Stress Management and Performance enhancement. Invited address at the 2nd Maccabia-Wingate International Congress on Sport and Coaching, 30 June – 4 July 1994. Netanya, Israel.
  20. Rolnick, A. (1995). The development of a medical psychology model. In Abstracts, 25th Scientific Meeting of the Israeli Psychological Association. Bar Ilan University.
  21. Rolnick, A., Lurie, O., Patinkin, N., & Bindler, P. (1995). Biofeedback Training to enhance “Coolness”: The Development of a Cool Composure Test. In 26th Annual Meeting American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 9-13 March 1995. Cincinnati, Ohio: American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
  22. Rolnick, A. (1997). Computers for Psychologists, Fantasy and Realities. In Abstracts, 26th Scientific Meeting of the Israeli Psychological Association. Tel Aviv University.
  23. Rolnick, A. (1998). Biofeedback in Organisations. Two-day workshop for professionals and executives. The Netherlands: Biofeedback Foundation of Europe.
  24. Rolnick, A. (2000). Applied Biofeedback in Organizations. In Abstracts, 30th Annual Meeting American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, 29 March 2000. Denver, CO: American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
  25. Rolnick, A. (2000). Training in Visualization –Theoretical Problems and Computerized Solutions. In Biofeedback Foundation of Europe Annual Conference, 17-21 February 2000. Eilat, Israel: Biofeedback Foundation of Europe.
  26. Rolnick, A. (2002). When no human help is available: The usage of computers and internet in case of massive terrorist attack. In NATO-Russia Advanced Scientific Workshop, Social and Psychological Consequences of Chemical, Biological and Radiological Terrorism, 25-27 March 2002. Brussels: NATO Headquarters.
  27. Rolnick, A. (2005). Stress Management and Biofeedback Facilitation. Three-week certification programme for European Clinicians, 1-11 March & 14-17 July 2005. Basel, Switzerland: Lerninstitut Basel.
  28. A. (2006). The use of Biofeedback in Psychotherapy. Invited address, Annual Meeting of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe, 14-18 February 2006. Vienna, Austria: Annual Meeting of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe.
  29. Rolnick, A. (2007) Biofeedback in Personality Disorders. Invited address, Annual Meeting of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe, 27 February – 3 March 2007. Berlin, Germany: Annual Meeting of the Biofeedback Foundation of Europe.
  30. Rolnick, A. and Rickles W., (2010) Following Miller’s Footprints . In 41th  Annual Meeting American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, San Diego USA,: Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
  31. Farchione T and Rolnick, A. (2012), Anxiety disorders: how to use The CBT Unified Protocol, In 43th Annual Meeting American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Baltimore USA,: Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
  32. Rolnick, A., Hamiel, D. and Andrasik, F. (2012) Biofeedback and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions: Reciprocal Contributions, In 43th Annual Meeting American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Baltimore USA,: Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
  33. Rolnick, A., et al. (2015) Should We Blush for Not Having Good Methods to Treat Visible Anxiety Disorders? Presented at the European Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy, Jerusalem Israel.
  34. Rolnick, A., (2016) From Biofeedback training to Sensor-Enhanced Psychotherapy, in 47th  Annual Meeting American Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Seattle USA,: Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.

 

 

 

 

 

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