The Intro…

So before we get started here, I just want to let you know what you’re in for. Don’t say I didn’t warn you! The following is/are, as it states somewhere on the homepage, my thoughts and theories on life, psychotherapy and philosophy (and probably a bunch of other stuff too). There are lots of opinions here and not all of them will be popular. I accept and welcome criticism and feedback as it enhances not only my growth but also the growth of my chosen field.
Furthermore, the writings before you, although based in opinion, are opinions based on years of training and clinical experience and a great deal of study. Not only study of theorists and professionals who came before me but also a study of myself. I believe fully that no good therapist can be a good therapist without an intense amount of self-reflection. I have done and continue to engage in a tremendous amount of introspection and will most likely continue to do so until I cease to be. I don’t have all the answers but I’ve got several of them…I think.
If I am truly honest, many ideas presented here are not my own. They are my interpretations of those whom I have studied and admired greatly. Rather than creating a long-winded bibliography, allow me to give a short but not exhaustive list of those who have inspired me and from whom I will draw.

Irvin Yalom
Rollo May
Albert Camus
Friedrich Nietzsche
Jean Paul Sartre
BF Skinner
Carl Rogers
Erich Fromm

There’s probably a bunch more but that’ll do for now. Thanks for your time and hope you enjoy!

Brandon Peters, LPC
3701 Kirby Drive #570
Houston, TX 77057
832.654.3147
http://www.brandonpeterlpc.com
bpeters@brandonpeterslpc.com

About Brandon Peters, LPC

Brandon Peters began his career in mental health approximately 11 years ago while pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Arkansas. During his training he worked as a psychiatric technician at the Piney Ridge Treatment Center for adolescent sex offenders in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He later relocated to Houston, Texas and obtained his master's degree in counseling from the University of Houston. Since then, he has worked with clients in residential treatment, psychiatric hospitals, school based therapy, home based therapy, support groups and outpatient therapy. He has worked with children as young as 4, adolescents, and adults in areas such as individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, case management, play therapy and crisis intervention. Brandon Peters now owns and operates a private psychotherapy clinic conducting individual, group and family therapy and specializes in Existential Therapy. Additionally, he is a board approved LPC Supervisor.
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