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 Dr. Peter Cornish, PhD, R. Psych.

Dr. Peter Cornish is a psychologist specializing in individual and couples therapy. He is a tenured associate professor at Memorial University in Newfoundland.

As a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan specializing in brief psychodynamic and interpersonal therapy, Dr. Cornish works with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are depression, anxiety, personality disorders and gender issues.

Dr. Cornish has published in the areas of psychological empowerment, men and masculinity, group psychotherapy and mental health service innovation.  He has presented at National and International conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of interprofessional collaboration, group dynamics and gender issues as they relate to psychotherapy.

Dr. Cornish is an empowerment-oriented, emotion and relationship-focused therapist.  He provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.  He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help build on strengths and attain personal growth.


Registered Doctoral Psychologist, Saskatchewan (# 870)

Registered Psychologist, Newfoundland and Labrador (# 192)


Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Saskatchewan (CPA/APA Accredited)
M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Saskatchewan (CPA/APA Accredited)
B.Sc. Honours, Psychology, Trent University

Professional Activities and Memberships

Member of the Canadian Psychological Association
Member of the American Psychological Association



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