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Dr. Jeff Peterson, Ph.D., LCPC, LPC, NCC, PCC, is a nationally certified counselor and licensed professional counselor who is a faculty member in the clinical counseling program at Northwestern University in Chicago.He also maintains a private practice where he focuses on anger issues, managing stress, couples therapy, anxiety and depression, dealing with shame and addiction, and sexual or gender identity issues.
Dr. Peterson serves on the editorial review board for the American Counseling Association and has lectured to mental health professionals throughout the country on how to avoid Microaggressions in a clinical setting, ethical concerns in therapy, and the psychological effects of shame.
He is the co-founder and organizer of the Healthcare Guild (healthcareguild.com), a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping sexual and gender minorities find affirming and culturally competent health care.Dr. Peterson is a graduate of the University of Iowa and Walden University, with a Ph.D. in clinical mental health counseling education and supervision.
Financial:Dr. Jeff Peterson maintains a private practice. He is a faculty member at Northwestern University. Dr. Peterson receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial:Dr. Jeff Peterson is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors, American Psychological Association, and American Counseling Association.