Jacob Peters, Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed) in Wisconsin

Jacob Peters, M.A.

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Clinical Psychological Intern at Lifespan Psychotherapy

I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of WI-Milwaukee, and my first Masters of Arts Degree in Human Resources Management from Ottawa University in 2010. I am currently pursuing my Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling with a projected graduation date of March 2023.

I have a true passion and drive to serve the community that I live in, both the visible community, and the invisible. What this means to me is that, I want to work with the wonderful diverse population of Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Washington Counties, but I also want to take special care of my invisible community, the LGBTQ+* Community.

I specialize in LGBTQ+* counseling and life coaching for individuals considering or going through major life change for any client ages 11 and up.

Areas of Clinical Interest: LBGTIQA*+ Issues, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Use Disorders, Trauma

Summary: For me, the first and most important thing I can possibly know about you is how you want to feel at the very end of our therapeutic relationship. You might wonder why that is so important to me, and the answer is as simple and complex as this: When you tell me where you want to go, I will invest energy and resources during our time together to make sure that we are moving towards that goal in each and every session. Along the way, we will face challenges together, but I will also call out strengths and remind you just how many resources you have in your life. Ultimately, I know that I have done my best when you have achieved your goals at the end of the process.

I look forward to working with you!

Licenses: Clinical Intern


Master of Arts in Counseling – Ottawa University (In Progress)

Master of Arts in Human Resources Management – Ottawa University

Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Professional Affiliations:

American Counseling Association (ACA)

World Professional Association of Transgender Health (WPATH)

Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender-Expansive Identities (SAIGE)

Contact Information:

Phone: 262.233.2353

Email: jpeters@lifespanpsychotherapy.com

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Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • ADHD
  • Adoption & Fostering
  • Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Career
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Gaming
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief & Loss
  • Internet/Social Media Addiction
  • Law Enforcement/First Responders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Men's Issues
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Narcissism
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity & Weight Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional/Defiant Behavior
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • School Performance
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Injury
  • Sex And/Or Pornography Addiction
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Identity
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Suicidality
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Complementary Or Alternative Medicine
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness
  • Play Therapy & Sandtray
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy

Community Specialties

  • 12-Step Programs
  • American Indian Or Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Biracial
  • Black
  • Blind And/Or Visually Impaired
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Health At Every Size (HAES)
  • Hispanic Or Latino
  • Hiv / Aids
  • Immigrants
  • Immunodisorders
  • Lgbtqia+
  • Little People
  • Military Families
  • Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander
  • People With Disabilities
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Faith Based Specialties

  • Atheism/Agnosticism
  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Wicca / Paganism

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$50.00 - $150.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Credit Card, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
United Healthcare
Wea Trust

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed)
Board Certification(s)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
Board Certified Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC)
Independent Clinical Supervisor (ICS)
Professional Certification(s)
Certified Integrative Medicine Mental Health Therapist
Evergreen Certifications
Certified Chair Yoga Instructor
Yoga Alliance Certification
Certified Yoga Nidra Instructor
Yoga Alliance Certification
Certified Growing Minds Instructor
Growing Minds Today
EMDR Trained
EMDR Institute
Level 1 Trauma Treatment Certification
Evergreen Certifications
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated
Ursuline College
MA, Art Therapy Counselor