As a figurative stone, bronze and ceramic sculptor, Peg often brings the creative process into her therapeutic practice with children and adolescents. She specialises in recovery from trauma (and imagination and sensory aftermath) across cultures in her work with children, youth, adults and couples but equally is experienced working alongside young people experiencing a variety of challenges, including ADHD, anxiety, depression, OCD and Aspergers.
- Doctor of Philosophy (Medical & Cultural Anthropology), PhD, Monash University (Australia) & Victoria University (NZ)
- Doctor of Psychology and Counselling Education, EdD, Virginia Tech University (USA)
- Master of Psychology, Pepperdine University (USA)
- Bachelor of Science (Sociology), Virginia Tech University (USA)
Classic Morita Therapy (Routledge Press, 2018), and Love and Dread in Cambodia (University of Hawaii Press & University of Singapore Press, 2010). Her upcoming book is in review: Ritualcide Under Genocide: Accounting for Cruelty to Indigenous Peoples Globally. Peg coined the term ritualcide in genocide literature (Wikipedia) and gave exert witness at the United Nations assisted Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Cambodia.
Memberships to Professional College/Boards & Credentials
- New Zealand College of Clinical Psychologists
- Registered with the NZ Psychologists Board (Clinical Scope)
- Member of Australian Psychological Society and Clinical Board (12181)
- AHPRA registration: Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency
- APS/AHPRA Approved Clinical Supervisor
- American Psychological Association (licensing approval)
- Recipient of the Shoma Morita Prize, Tokyo, November 2011