Steve Rose, PhD, MA, BA, CGC (CCPC)

Specialties: Addiction, Gambling, Internet Addiction


Addiction, Gambling, Internet Addiction



Age Group Focus


Treatment Approaches

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Humanistic, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered Therapy


Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Career Counseling, Codependency, Drug Abuse, Gambling, Internet Addiction, Men’s Issues, Self Esteem, Video Game Addiction

About Steve Rose

Steve Rose, PhD, is an addiction counsellor who assists those struggling with substance abuse, gambling, and gaming addiction. Beginning his career as an academic sociologist, Steve developed the concept of “transitional injury” to explain suicidal ideation among Canadian veterans returning from Afghanistan. This work was featured in a CBC interview and contributed to the conversation around support for veterans in transition. Serving as a lecturer at Eastern Michigan University, Steve Rose instructed courses in Sociology, focused on exploring the social determinants of health and human thriving. While teaching sociology courses at Eastern Michigan University, Steve also began working in the addiction field, getting front-line experience supporting persons suffering from substance dependency, problem gambling, and other digital dependencies such as gaming addiction. Throughout this time, he received further certificates in counselling techniques, including Motivational Interviewing and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Steve offers counselling services to those wanting to build a sense of purpose and belonging. This passion began throughout his undergrad years in sociology, studying social dynamics and the relationship between the individual and society. Beyond his passion for psychosocial wellbeing, Steve also has a passion for physical health and fitness. Residing in the Windsor-Essex area, Steve Rose is happily married and is a father to a beautiful daughter. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, reading, exercising, and constantly improving his knowledge and skills.

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