Dr. Kris Rose


Dr. Kris Rose holds a BA, MA, and PhD in psychology from the University of Western Ontario and has practiced as a clinical psychologist since 2003 in both Calgary and Toronto. Over the past 17 years, Dr. Rose’s primary area of interest has been on the assessment and treatment of PTSD across a variety of traumatic events (interpersonal violence and abuse, motor vehicle and work-related accidents, natural disasters, life-threatening injuries and illnesses, police and correctional duties, military operations). His practice relies on the use of empirically supported treatments for PTSD including prolonged exposure, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, and other cognitive and behavioural therapies. He has utilized these approaches extensively with patients in both hospital and private practice settings.


Dr. Rose works as a consultant to agencies and their members, including those from the Calgary Police Service, Canadian Armed Forces, Veterans Affairs Canada, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He also provides services in legal contexts, including expert opinions as well as assessment and treatment for the amelioration of PTSD and other psychological injuries in personal injury cases.


Dr. Rose is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, the Association for the Scientific Advancement of Psychological Injury and Law, Canadian Psychological Association, and American Psychological Association. He has obtained the credential of Diplomate with the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.