Steve Burger began working the addiction treatment field in 1989 and became fully qualified as a Chemical Dependency Professional in 1990. Over the course of his career he has worked as a counselor, interventionist and trainer in inpatient and outpatient treatment settings, hospitals, prisons and schools. He has extensive experience with both adolescent, adult and Native American people recovering from substance use disorders.
He joined Contact Counseling in 2009 and took over as Director in 2020 where he provides Substance Use evaluations, counseling, consultation, outpatient services and intervention services. He has been involved in his personal recovery from addiction since May 18, 1988.
In his free time he enjoys music, reading, as well as training and competing with dogs in the sport of Schutzhund.