Peter Schmidt is Project Director and trainer for the Veterans Training Support Center of the Center for Learning Connections at Edmonds Community College, and provides outreach and consultation to colleges, universities, and community based agencies in Washington State as well as nationally. A veteran of the United States Air Force and Washington Air National Guard, Peter has offered numerous trainings on veterans issues in higher education, veteran best practices, invisible wounds such as post-traumatic stress disorder and mild-traumatic brain injury. He can tailor trainings and presentations to your organization’s needs.
Peter has assessed, diagnosed and treated veterans and their families as a counseling subcontractor for the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs and has facilitated a restorative retelling support group for inmates (military veterans) at McNeil Island Corrections Center. Peter’s background includes work as tenured counselor, psychology faculty and college dean. Peter served as chair of the Veterans Resource Team and adviser to Club Vet (student veteran association) at Edmonds Community College.
Peter holds an M.A. in Counseling from Seattle University and M.A. and Psy. D. in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University Seattle. He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor.