Roger Gasser, LPCC, CADAC IV
Professional Clinical Counselor
Clinical Specialties: Counseling for alcohol, drug, and sexual addiction issues; support to families and churches trying to help individuals dealing with addictions; depression; coping with serious medical illness.
Populations Served: Teenagers and adults; families
Roger is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in the State of Ohio, credentialed in the State of Indiana as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and is a Certified Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Counselor (CADAC IV). He received Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from The University of Akron in 1976 and 1980, respectively. He received his Master’s degree in Counseling from Indiana/Purdue University at Fort Wayne in 2002.
Roger taught in both public and private schools for over 30 years, beginning counseling training while yet a teacher. During graduate training he worked at Westwood Behavioral Health Center (Van Wert, OH), and became involved with addictions work relating to both adolescents and adults. He later took a part-time position as an addictions counselor at The Turning Point, Paulding, OH. Following his teaching career, Roger worked as a counselor for Gateway Woods Family Services in Leo, IN for 5 years. At Gateway Woods, he worked with residents and their families, dealing with a variety of behavioral, social, and mental health issues. Roger was involved in the creation of their Drug & Alcohol treatment program started in 2012.
Roger came to ACCFS in 2014, and works out of the Paulding, OH office. He has a special interest in helping individuals and families overcome the habits which destroy personal well-being and relationships, and thus find joy in daily living.
He is a member of the Indiana Counselor’s Association on Alcohol & Drug Abuse and the American Association of Christian Counselors. He lives with his wife Sue in the Paulding, OH area, and they are members of the Apostolic Christian Church of Junction, OH. Roger and Sue have six children living outside the home and sixteen grandchildren.