Psychologist



Peter Watt, Psychologist & Psychotherapist 

B.A., B. PSYCH., DIP. P. PSYCHOTHERAPY MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY, MAPS, MPACFA    

                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Peter is a registered Psychologist and professionally-trained 
Psychotherapist(Vic.), and is a Member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), and the Psychotherapy & Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA West). 
Peter has consulted at a variety of government, community and private settings, in urban and rural regions, and inter-state. Peter has been married for over thirty years and has five children and several grandchildren. His understanding of the human condition has been drawn from over twenty five years of clinical experience, study and reflection, and his Christian faith. Peter incorporates the psychoanalytic, existential and inter-personal therapies in his work, and has a special interest in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP). He has also completed training in Dignity Therapy.
 
Peter is an approachable and effective professional, who is happy to work with a broad range of people and presenting problems, in a collaborative effort towards lasting change.

 

Publications: 

1.      Watt, P. and Hamilton, S. (2018), Rural patients with inflammatory bowel disease have low engagement and reporting of psychological distress: A pilot study. Aust. J. Rural Health, 26: 138-139. doi:10.1111/ajr.12370

1.      2.  Peter J Watt, Meredith A Irving; A Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Access to Psychotherapy: Rural Patients Who Accept Treatment Report Psychosomatic Benefits, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, , izy245, https://doi.org/10.1093/ibd/izy245

















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