Marriage and Family Therapist in Gilbert and Mesa, Arizona
Dr. Scott Petersen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and Licensed Independent Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC).
Dr. Petersen specializes in working with married couples. He helps couples learn conflict resolution and how to improve their communication. He also has training in helping couples affected by addiction work through the addiction and reestablish safety within the relationship.
His fair and unique approach to couples helps Dr. Petersen create an environment where couples can repair rifts, heal hurts, and repair breaches in trust.
Dr. Petersen is trained in the use of several therapeutic skills and techniques including: Marital Therapy, Marriage Counseling, Couples Therapy, Couples Counseling, Individual Counseling, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Family Systems Therapy, Structural Therapy, Attachment Theory, Substance Abuse Counseling, Addiction Counseling, and other therapy approaches.
Dr. Petersen has been a workshop trainer and facilitator at multiple behavioral health conferences. He has been a clinical supervisor and trainer of therapists working towards their independent licenses since 2003.
Areas of Specialty
- Helping couples resolve money issues
- Overcoming addictions
- Intimacy/sexual issues
- Relationship challenges
- Parenting issues
- Finding peace
- Grief, loss,
- overcoming past traumas
- Low self worth
- Career crisis and career decisions.
Rates for Counseling Services
Dr. Petersen does not accept insurance.
- 50 minute session = $120
Phone: (480) 382-2456
Location for Services
Dr. Petersen serves clients in the East Valley including clients who live in Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Queen Creek, Apache Junction, Scottsdale, Phoenix, and Maricopa County.
3048 E. Baseline Rd, Suite 108,