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In The Press

In the Press


Outreach and public education are part of our guiding values at Family Psychology of South Bend. We make ourselves available to the media on topics of relational and emotional health, carrying on a tradition of our teachers to make psychology and counseling knowledge and wisdom accessible to the public.

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Heather Blackford Eating Disorders Pandemic

Dr. Petersen interviewed by Dukes about new year

We were happy to contribute to Howard Duke's South Bend Tribune story about the new year in which we all hope to make significant strides away from COVID's hold on us...

John Petersen Coronavirus Anxiety in Children

Aftershocks of COVID crisis lead to dramatic spike in anxiety, depression in kids

 View original story on WNDU: Local experts see dramatic spike in anxiety, depression in kidsIn March and April, we had many media inquiries about a presumed increase in mental health needs as a result of the...


Warning Signs Of Abusive Relationships

  View original WNDU storyLindsay Stone came to my office for an interview on camera about abusive relationships...


Protecting your mental health and talking to kids about coronavirus outbreak

  View Original ABC 57 News ArticleSOUTH BEND, Ind. -- As students stay home due the COVID-19 outbreak, they may have questions, or even fears, about it...