Dr. Rousseau is Board Certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and he has distinguished himself at the state and national level by recently receiving the Distinguished Life Fellow Award from the American Psychiatric Association.
He received his medical degree in 1978 from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and in 1982 completed his psychiatric residency training at Oregon State Hospital in Salem, Oregon. His training emphasized the social, biological and the psychoanalytical modals utilized in psychiatry.
Dr. Rousseau has been in the private practice of psychiatry since 1982. During this time he has been the Medical Director of the Mercy Psychiatric Center, President of the Central Oklahoma Psychiatric Society and President of the Oklahoma Psychiatric Physicians Association.
Dr. Rousseau’s professional goal has been to promote mental health not only in the state of Oklahoma but nationally. Dr. Rousseau has been involved in a number of mental health organizations and has participated as a leader on many committees to promote the overall mental health of the citizens of Oklahoma. He has distinguished himself in being one of the founders and past Co-Chair of PatientsFirst, a coalition of medical specialties, which address the issues of accessibility and the quality of medical care for the citizens of Oklahoma
Along with his private practice Dr. Rousseau continues in his professional activities. He presently holds the positions of Chairman of the Legislative Council of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, Councilman of the Oklahoma Psychiatric Physicians Association’s Executive Council and he holds the position of Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.