Wendy Peters, PhD, is Native Hawaiian and works as a Health and Community Psychologist whose concerns are deeply rooted in service to BIPOC cultural and underserved communities. She teaches on the faculty of the Russell Sage Colleges and Antioch University and has authored book chapters including such titles as The embodied library: The culmination of all who came before (IFLA, 2016); Psychological assessment considerations for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians (2016); Reservation to Graduation (R2G): Cultural Revitalization and Indigenist Mentoring (2020); The Indigenous soul wounding: Understanding culture, memetics, complexity and emergence (2012) and many more.
BEING NATIVE HAWAIIAN . . . The heart of my work stems from my cultural background, values, and traditions.
AS A PSYCHOLOGIST . . . My academic training affords me the ability to recognize people’s strengths and vulnerabilities.
WHAT I DO . . . My cultural and professional training enable me to help people find balance in managing life’s challenges
by shoring up their foundation.
ABOUT YOU . . . Heal . . . Grow . . . Thrive . . . Live!
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