Our Team

Dr. Kris Peterson

MD, Psychiatrist, Medical Director

We haven’t met a doctor who cares more about his patients and their success.

Dr. Peterson is a double-board-certified physician in General Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with over 25 years of experience.

A PNW native who graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in New York, he went on to attend the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland for Medical School. He worked as an intern and resident in Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC. He went on to complete his fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

At Madigan Army Medical Center, Dr. Peterson started the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry program and moved on to serve as the Chief of the Department of Psychiatry at Madigan for over seven years.

Dr. Peterson retired as an Army Colonel in 2012 and now serves both the civilian and military community though his growing practice in Lakewood with a specialty in effective treatments for Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD), Anxiety, and PTSD. His wife and 3 kids are a strong support to him and to his practice.