Dr. Bryan David Peltier, PhD, LP
Bachelor of Science, Pre-Medicine. University of Nevada - Reno
Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology. University of Montana
Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Wyoming License #290
Training in the following areas: Risk of Violence Assessments, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Suicide and Self-Harm, Mindfulness, Psychopharmacology, Childhood Developmental Disorders, and Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing.
Individual therapy with adults and adolescents, group therapy, and general outpatient evaluations including substance abuse. Specialize in trauma-related disorders and treatment.
About Dr. Peltier:
Dr. Peltier is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who completed his doctoral coursework at the University of Montana, and his pre-doctoral internship at a Canadian provincial psychiatric hospital in Edmonton, Alberta. He completed his dissertation in 1994, and has been licensed as a psychologist in the State of Wyoming since 1997.
Throughout his career, Dr. Peltier has provided services to clients in a variety of treatment programs and settings including outpatient mental health centers, residential programs, and psychiatric inpatient programs. He has also provided crisis intervention services and community consultation including on-call Emergency Room evaluations and inpatient hospitalizations. Dr. Peltier has worked with diverse patients including severe mental illness, mood disorders, substance use disorders, sexual abuse survivors, and personality disorders.
For many years, Dr. Peltier worked as a School Psychologist in Green River, Wyoming, providing psycho-educational assessments for children and adolescents with suspected disabilities, and was psychologist for the district’s Emotional Disability/Autism program for severe emotional and behavioral disorders. He has provided training for staff regarding childhood disorders, and suicide and risk of violence assessments.
Dr. Peltier also held a position at the Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston, Wyoming, where his focus was psychiatric stabilization for individuals who were involuntarily hospitalized. He served as the coordinator for the Enhanced Treatment Unit which addresses the need to manage violent patient behavior to minimize risk of harm to others.
At High Country Behavioral Health, Dr. Peltier uses a variety of treatment approaches on an individual basis with clients depending upon the specific needs and abilities of his clients. He is proficient with multiple treatment modalities, but is primarily interested in using Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) when working with individuals with a history of trauma.