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Meet Jacob

Jacob Rosedale

Why Choose Jacob?

In wrapping up, my commitment to the field of addiction psychology is underscored by specialized certifications in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Relapse Prevention Therapy.


My academic pursuits have been marked by a unique, research-oriented methodology, most notably evidenced in my extensive study on the therapeutic alliance, backed by rigorous evidenced-based scrutiny.


My ongoing research underscores the indispensable value of an integrated approach, emphasizing the power of a well-crafted therapeutic alliance to bring about enduring change in my clients suffering from addiction and other co-occurring mental health disorders. 

I'm pursuing a Ph.D. in Psychology with an Addiction Specialization at National University and will complete it soon. Alongside this academic achievement, I hold an M.S. in Clinical Counseling from Bellevue University and an M.S. in Family Counseling from Neve Family Institute. My personal experience sets me apart, which adds a rare depth of understanding to my practice. Let's embark on this transformative journey together!

As a Professor of Psychology at Bellevue University, I extend guidance beyond textbooks by empowering a new generation of empathetic therapists who prioritize the human connection. As a Psychotherapist, I offer unwavering support to individuals navigating the challenges of substance abuse, mental health concerns, relationship complexities, comorbid psychiatric disorders, and personal obstacles. My expertise seamlessly intertwines with a unique understanding as I draw from personal triumphs over similar struggles.

Hello, I'm Jacob Rosedale. I'm an addiction therapist who believes in the power of connection and transformation, possessing a dash of empathy and professional insight.

OK - I am dedicated to guiding individuals through their unique journey of addiction recovery. My mission is to help you reclaim your life and heal the damages caused by substance or behavioral addiction.


  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

  • Motivational Interviewing Therapy

  • Relapse Prevention Therapy


  • Ph.D. in Psychology, Addiction Specialization, National University, Current (finishing)

  • M.S. Clinical Counseling, Bellevue University, 2021

  • M.S. Family Counseling, Neve Family Institute, 2021

  • National Certified Addiction Counselor, Level II (NCAC II), 2019

  • Certified Addiction and Substance Abuse Professional, 2010

  • Touro College - B.S. Management, minor in Psychology - 1992

Things I love

Things I've Learnt

On My Personal Journey So Far
  • Embrace Self-Compassion - Life's journey becomes lighter when you learn to treat yourself with the same kindness and understanding you offer to others.

  • Communication Heals Effective communication is the bridge to understanding and connection.

  • Mindfulness Breeds Resilience Being present in the moment and accepting it without judgment is the key to resilience.

  • Boundaries Empower Setting and maintaining healthy boundaries is a form of self-care. It's okay to say no when necessary and to prioritize your well-being.

  • Change Is Growth Embrace change as a natural part of life. While it can be challenging, it often brings growth and new opportunities

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