Peter is trained as a mental health clinician with additional training/specialization in sport performance psychology. He has extensive experience working with individuals coping with depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, grief/loss, and OCD. Furthermore, his sport performance psychology experience includes: past work at Creighton University in Omaha as an athletic counselor, counseling a variety of athletes in various sports/disciplines in the Twin Cities area, several years of track and field/cross-country coaching experience at both the high school and collegiate levels, and 20+ years experience as a competitive distance runner at the youth, high school, college (Nebraska Cornhuskers), and post-collegiate levels (USATF elite development team).
Peter utilizes a multi-disciplinary/holistic approach in counseling athletes and mental health clients by involving coaches and other athletic staff whenever feasible. He assists student athletes with “off the field” and “on the field” issues to help maximize their performance as complete individuals using sport counseling techniques. From a clinical standpoint, Peter also uses evidenced based therapeutic techniques that involves treating the whole person, while taking a person-centered approach.
Outside of work, Peter enjoys running competitively, spending time with his wife, the outdoors, traveling, watching anything Husker related, and playing with his pets – Millie, Archer, and Stella.