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Dr. Peter Jackson

Clinical Psychology
Madison, WI
30 years experience male

Locations

Family Therapy Center of Madison, Inc.

Madison, WI

Address

14 W. Mifflin St. Suite 210 (downtown location), Madison, WI
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My office hours

Friday: Closed
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Practice website

Family Therapy Center of Madison, Inc.

Madison, WI

Office

Madison, WI

About

Bio

Dr. Jackson is a clinical psychologist in private practice providing a wide range of mental health services for individuals, couples, families, and children and adolescents. His specializes in working with individuals in the common problems in everyday living including depression, anxiety, emotional distress, developmental and life transitions, such as college and early adulthood, midlife crises, relationship problems, and family issues. His specialty also includes providing psychological testing and assessment that is empathic and collaborative to find answers to their questions about themselves and/or their families they bring to the assessment process. Through working together to discover the important answers to their questions, the process is therapeutic and healing. Please contact Dr. Jackson to set up an appointment to discuss your current emotional issues or life circumstances and determine whether he can assist you through these issues.

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Clinical Psychology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Depression and death: Absolutely. People who are severely depressed are at a higher mortality rate. Indirectly, through physical illness or lack of attention to health... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Flashbacks: Bad dreams and flashbacks are usually signs of post-traumatic stress disorder. They are indications not of future events but of some unresolved emoti... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Job Stress: It depends. Some people use their work as an avoidance of relationships. It almost becomes the excuse for why other important areas of ones life ar... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Comfort and support: You can cope best by letting all of your thoughts and feelings be just as they are. There is not "getting over" a death, there is only deeply resting... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Relief from stress: Stress headaches are caused by worrying over a specific event or situation. Consider the phrase "tight deadline". Just hearing those words feels str... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Parenting: Ask yourself what your role is as a parent. Your role is to bring your child successfully into adulthood so that they have the tools necessary to han... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Depression in older: Older people often times show different symptoms of depression than in younger adults. Look for signs of memory impairment, fatigue, sleep problems, ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Supporting teenagers: Teenagers are naturally learning new things, it is an important part of development, and sometimes relationships with parents can also change. It doe... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Frustration: Frustration is really just a momentary emotional experience. We feel uncomfortable and want something to change. Rather than seeking some way to not... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Only you can decide: People often turn to sex as a way of feeling better about themselves, only to find out afterwards that it really did not do that, makes them feel wors... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Life change: Changes in life circumstances often has a significant impact on one's mental health. We feel less in control and these feelings can lead to increased... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Stress and migraines: There is a complex relationship between psychological and physical aspects of our mind and body. There is no definitive answer here, but stress can c... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Poor concentration: Poor concentration is a common symptom of depression . .Problems in concentration and focus can occur in a number of disorders or difficulties, such a... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Your way!: Discover what works for you. Here are several ways: regular exercise, any form of meditation, yoga, or relaxation techniques, consistent healthy eat... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Seek therapy.: Keeping information within us without working through them with supportive others, professionals, or ourselves can bring more power to past distressin... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Get support now: First, seek support immediately so that your sucide thoughts can be addressed: the national prevention hotline for the us (http://www.Suicideprevent... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Seek support: Be gentle with yourself. Self-loathing is a rather severe form of abuse we inflict on ourselves, and yet we don't recognize how abusive this is to ou... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Drinking and guilt: Feeling guilty after drinking is a good sign. It means that there is growing awareness that a night of drinking is not a healthy outlet. Guilt is not ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Nervous breakdown: Usually it is considered to be a period of feeling overwhelmed by circumstances that feel out of one's control that leads to significant depressive an... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Depression: ...Is a mood state where one may feel several or all of a set of symptoms such as feeling down, having low self-worth, being pessimistic about the fut... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Recognizing anger: Anger, hurt are natural emotions that we all feel. Anger can come in many forms from mild irritation, to frustration, extreme rage. These feelings ca... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Jackson
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
No avoiding stress: There really are no ways of avoiding stress if there is someone in your life whom you don't trust and is being verbally aggressive. The first step is... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jackson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jackson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology, Widener University
Graduated 1992MD

Affiliations

National Registry for Health Service Providers in Psychology
Society for Personality Assessment
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