Ventura Neuroscience Center
Steve Rogers, PhD
- Steve Rogers is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist who has been working in the mental health profession for over 20 years. He provides psychotherapy for individuals struggling with emotional disorders, such as anxiety, depression, and anger, as well as relational difficulties and trauma. He works with adults, adolescents, and couples using psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral therapy, as well as the principles of supportive, existential, and solution-focused therapy.
- Steve completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary and a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology from the UCLA Department of Neurology and Semel Institute for Neuroscience. He has provided individual psychotherapy in private practice for several years, conducted individual and group therapy in day treatment centers for individuals with severe mental illness (i.e., schizophrenia and bipolar disorders), and worked at two Veterans Affairs Systems, where he gained experience treating trauma, addictions, women's issues, and mood-related difficulties.
- Steve also provides neuropsychological assessments and psychological evaluations. This includes testing for individuals with academic, neurological, and psychiatric disorders, as well as psychodiagnostic and personality assessment.
- In addition to working at Hope, Steve serves as a Professor of Psychology at Westmont College, where he teaches courses in therapy, abnormal psychology, clinical neuropsychology, and personality. Moreover, he serves as a Staff Neuropsychologist at the Link Neuroscience Institute in Oxnard, CA. He has published over 25 journal articles in clinical psychology and neuropsychology, written over 10 book chapters on therapy and spirituality, annually presents at the American Psychological Association and International Neuropsychology conventions, and published a coauthored book entitled, “The Estrogen-Depression Connection: The Hidden Link Between Hormones and Women’s Depression.”
- Steve has been married to his wife, Christina, for 22 years, with whom he has a son in elementary school. When not teaching or conducting psychotherapy, he enjoys hiking, reading, and camping.