Greg Peterson

Mental Health Counselor, PhD, LPC, LMHC
Dr. Peterson possesses a Master’s in Counseling from Western Seminary in 2012 and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the CACREP-accredited doctoral program at Adams State University in 2023. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Oregon and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington. Dr. Peterson is an Approved Clinical Supervisor, Board Certified Tele-Mental Health provider, as well as a Nationally Certified Counselor. Dr. Peterson is a contributing faculty in the Counselor Education program at Walden University. Dr Peterson has been teaching in Masters of Counseling programs since 2016. He has clinical experience as a university counseling center director, community mental health supervisor and service provider, as well as within private practice. Dr. Peterson’s area of research is in preparing counselors to address the mental health impacts of climate change. He has served as a content expert on climate change and counseling on the Western Region Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (WACES) and the national Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Climate Change Taskforces. In 2023, he won the American Counseling Association’s (ACA) Best Practices in Research Award for his dissertation “Construction and Validation of the Climate-Aware Counselor Scale,” as well as in 2024, he was awarded the Climate Justice Award from the ACA national division Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ).
Climate Specialties
Climate Anxiety
Climate Burnout
Climate Depression
Climate Grief
Climate Guilt
Major Life Choices
Resilience Building
12 years
Clinical Degrees
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Teens and Adolescents
Licensed In
OR, United States (License C3885)
WA, United States (License LH60514544)