Peter Conder, LCMHC
Director of General Outpatient Programs & Services
Peter Conder is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, with a Master’s of Science in clinical mental health and clinical mental health counseling, and a Bachelor's of Science degree in sociology, with a minor in military science. He earned his undergraduate degree from Tennessee’s Austin Peay State University, and his graduate degree from the University of Phoenix. He completed two master-level internships, first with Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center, and the second with Phoenix Vet Center in Arizona. Peter holds specialty experience in assessing and working with individuals, groups, couples, and families in areas of social-behavioral-communication deficits, addiction, substance abuse, trauma, PTSD, gender identity, sexuality, LGBT, military, high-risk legal offenders, learning disabilities, mood and personality disorders (dual diagnosis), and medication-assisted treatment. He is trained in Eye Movement, Desensitization, and Reprocessing (EMDR). He holds a strong focus in addiction and trauma therapy, employing evidence-based practices to assist clients in gaining a better understanding of their core issues and engaging their healing processes in their own timing. Peter regularly implements meditation and cognitive-behavioral therapy, assisting children and adults with developing essential knowledge and skills to assist with improving healthy tolerance, overall functioning, and self-management. His main objective is to meet client needs and assist his clients in goal attainment, improving self-esteem, and striving to thrive. Peter is a US Army combat veteran and a father of five sons. He enjoys painting and writing music as hobbies.