Frederick Rotgers, PsyD, ABPP,
FREDERICK ROTGERS, PsyD, ABPP, is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor in New Jersey. He earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, where he is currently an adjunct faculty member. He has been on the faculty of the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies and has worked in both outpatient and inpatient substance use treatment settings.
Dr. Rotgers has more than 30 years of experience in addictions research and treatment. He is the author of several books and many articles; served for seven years as the American Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Addiction Research and Theory; and has presented worldwide on cognitive behavioral treatments, moderation approaches, harm reduction, Motivational Interviewing, and co-occurring disorder treatment. Dr. Rotgers is co-developer of the Differential Substance Abuse Treatment (DSAT) Program for the State of Maine, and he co-authored two MI treatment manuals and training curricula specifically aimed at personnel working with offenders. He has trained addictions treatment providers in evidence-based approaches to substance use disorders in the states of Delaware, Maine, Minnesota, and Ohio, as well as the Philippines. Dr. Rotgers is also a consultant to the Veterans Administration's (VA) Empirically Supported Treatment Project, training VA clinicians in the implementation of a manualized cognitive-behavioral treatment for substance use disorders.