Dr Peter Cowley

Dr Peter Cowley – Compassionate, Considerate, Competent

Dr Peter Cowley is a NZ registered medical specialist; he works as a psychiatrist and therapist. He is well known to general practitioners in Porirua, Mana and Kapiti areas. Dr Peter Cowley has extensive experience working in mental health, including bicultural services and alcohol and drug addictions. Dr Peter Cowley has particular interest in managing depression in the community
Dr Peter Cowley has been a CEO of a government agency and has worked as a management consultant in a variety of settings. He has self-published a book on spirituality and transformation. Dr Peter Cowley has a unique breadth of experience, including supervision and mentoring.

He offers a single point of entry to review your mental health and interventions appropriate to you. You can refer yourself. For the majority of people you only need to see Dr Peter who will support you through: controlling the symptoms, identifying the triggers and doing something about them, working out where it all came from, building confidence and self-esteem, rebuilding relationships, and planning the pathway towards recovery.

No, this is not Dr Peter!

This is Groucho Marx - renowned American comedian in the 1940's and 50's.

“I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow has not yet arrived. I have just one day, today, I shall be happy in it.”

If Dr Peter Cowley considers that another particular intervention is needed that he cannot provide he will make those arrangements and provide the necessary information so that you do not have to tell your story to lots of different people.
When you see Dr Peter Cowley for the first time he will undertake a full comprehensive mental health assessment and discuss a treatment approach with you. You are welcome to have a copy of this. In addition, Dr Peter Cowley makes an audio recording of his sessions which he uses for his own quality improvement purposes. If you would like a copy of the recording please ask him.