Veronica Peters: Registered Psychologist
Faculty – Veronica Peters is a psychologist and family therapist with over 20 years experience working with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. She has worked extensively with people experiencing mental health difficulties and a range of clinical issues. Veronica has worked for many years in the mental health sector and in private practice and currently is in private practice in the Newcastle area. Veronica has been trained in family therapy beginning in 1999 with Relationships Australia and began her interest in pursuing formal training in Bowen Family Systems Theory over 10 years ago.
Veronica has provided supervision, both individually and in group settings. As well she has trained teams in family therapy and presented at conferences locally, nationally and internationally. She has been involved in mental health projects in the community, as well as being a past president of the Australian & New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy. Veronica is a clinical member and an accredited supervisor of the Australian Association of Family Therapy.
Veronica has extensive experience in working with people who have experienced trauma and grief issues, eating disorders, couples in distress, parents of children or adolescents experiencing mental health issues, and with people in ministry or faith based organisations. She has worked over many years with people addressing communication, managing conflict, decision-making and addressing interpersonal difficulties. Veronica is very enthusiastic about supervising and teaching health professionals about how to work from a Bowen Family Systems Theory lens.