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As a professional counselor, Dr. Peterson understands that parenting can be a challenging and rewarding experience. He is here to help you navigate the ups and downs of parenthood. Whether you're dealing with behavioral issues, communication problems, or need some guidance, Dr. Peterson can provide the support and tools you need to be the best parent you can be. 


As a parent of two, he understands both the joys and difficulties of helping children become the adults you continue to have relationships with.  Contact him today to schedule a session and start your journey towards a happier, healthier family dynamic.

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parenting infants

Dr. Peterson understand the importance of providing guidance to new parents. Parenting an infant can be a challenging and overwhelming experience, but with the right tools and support, it can also be incredibly rewarding.  Dr. Peterson is trained in the Incredible Years a form of parenting instruction that uses positive reinforcement and focuses on attachment, for children starting at birth through the age of 12.   

parenting children

Dr. Peterson has extensive experience in assisting individuals and families to navigate life's challenges. He has experience in counseling parents with young children, where he provides a secure and supportive environment for parents to discuss their concerns and develop effective strategies for managing difficult situations. Dr. Peterson's approach is characterized by empathy and compassion, and he has a deep understanding of child development which enables him to provide personalized and effective counseling services to families in need. 

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parenting teenagers

Raising teenagers is not an easy task.  As parents you want your child to succeed and grow up into an accomplished adult, and at this critical time your child often is pushing away and may be acting in ways that are infuriating.  Dr. Peterson has years of experience working with teenagers and their parents both within community mental health settings and within universities.  He has the experience to assist you with learning how to grow and parent your soon to be adult.  Trained in Collaborative Problem Solving, Dr. Peterson can assist you with problems that arise when parenting your teenagers. 

continuing to parent adults

Parenting does not end when children move off to college or out on their own after getting a job.  Transitioning to what it means to be a parent and voice of wisdom in your adult children's lives can be a difficult one.  Dr. Peterson can help guide you in continuing to craft an engaged and loving relationship with your children while providing assistance on how best to remain in their lives as both a fellow adult, wise parent, and potential grandparent. 

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