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Specializing in marriage counseling, couples counseling and family relationship issues.

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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Protecting your mental health and talking to kids about coronavirus outbreak

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

Doctor John Petersen WNDU Wellness Wednesdays

WNDU Wellness Wednesday: Maintaining and improving mental health in the New Year

  View original WNDU news story "Clinical psychologist Dr. John Petersen with Family Psychology of South Bend joined us to discuss New Years resolutions and maintaining and improving mental health...

WNDU Wellness Wednesdays John Petersen therapist

Wellness Wednesdays: Eating Disorders

  "Clinical psychologist Dr. John Petersen with Family Psychology of South Bend discusses healthy ways to understand and combat eating disorders for this week's Wellness Wednesday...


Safe Digital Dating

    Melissa Stephens put together this very helpful piece on an issue I had not thought about previously...

Back to School

Back to school is the perennial Fall topic that is well worth the attention it gets.

Original WNDU news story: Back To School The new school year is the childhood New Year with all the pristine hopes and excitement adults often bring to their January 1 celebrations and resolutions...