Rev. Dr. Ernest Peets Jr. CFT, ICADC
Marriage & Family Therapist
Dr. Ernest Peets Jr is a Certified Family Therapist, and a International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Dr. Peets is the founder of The Counseling Center, a member of the Centre on Philanthropy. A native Bermudian, Dr. Peets Jr. attended undergraduate school at Howard University in Washington D.C. receiving a B.A. in Business in 1993. He received an M-Div. from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1999, and Dr. Peets received his doctorate in May 2008 in Marriage & Family Therapy from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Peets Jr. is also the Pastor of New Life Church of the Nazarene, a post he assumed in 1999. Dr. Peets Jr. is an experienced counselor who is able to blend biblical and psychological principles that bring insight and healing. He is an experienced small group leader, and is trained counselor in the Genesis Process, Prepare-Enrich program by Life Innovations, and is certified in Therapeutic Crises Intervention. Dr. Peets is also sought after speaker for conferences and workshops on marriage and family, and can be heard occasionally on Medical Radio on HoTT 107.5FM. Dr. Peets Jr. is also a former Senior Probation Officer / Coordinator for Bermuda's Drug Treatment Court, a post he occupied for six years before joining Focus Counseling Service as their Program Coordinator. Dr. Peets is currently a Locum Family Therapist at Child & Adolescent Services, a post he assumed in January 2016. Dr. Peets also provides clinical services for families at Pathways Bermuda. Dr, Peets is also a Professional Member of the American Counselors Association, Bermuda Counselors Association, and the American Psychological Association. Dr Peets has been married for twenty years, and has four children.
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