Gregory E. Petersen, PhD

Gregory E. Petersen, PhD

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Primary Specialty

Psychology

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Education

Professional Education:
PhD, Illinois Institute of Technology Lewis College of Human Sciences - 1999

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Faculty Profile

Assistant Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
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Northwestern Medicine Physician Network

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

5.0
5.0 

89 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

60 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

60 Reviews

March 31, 2022

5.0

Direct and caring

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March 26, 2022

5.0

Keen Emotional intelligence

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March 12, 2022

5.0

He listened, he provided me with information about the program that I had never heard anyone else say that made sense and that's durable, he smiled and his demeanor was pleasant and respectful and that made me comfortable to share with him, cause I was a little nervous.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Petersen is both engaged and engaging, provides thorough explanations and background for his advice and suggestions, injects subtle humor appropriately into our sessions, and keeps the conversation appropriately focused on my current needs.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Very knowledgeable and approachable and he gives great insight on your issues and sugggest/gives tools to help you become better

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March 08, 2022

5.0

Wise, active listener, genuine in his desire to help

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February 23, 2022

5.0

He listens, doesn't judge and offers encouragement and helpful advice.

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Dr. Peterson is very knowledgeable engaging and friendly.

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January 30, 2022

5.0

gave me new ideas and ways to look at my choices.

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January 07, 2022

4.0

Dr. Petersen and I are just getting to know each other, but his perspective is really helpful as I work through all that I need to care for myself. He is really knowledgeable and has a way of explaining things to help make the most sense of them.

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Explained his philosophy to me and encouraged me to embrace his practices.

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December 05, 2021

5.0

He is direct and to the point.

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November 19, 2021

5.0

I was very pleased and things made sense and worked.

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November 12, 2021

5.0

His program really makes sense.

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November 10, 2021

5.0

Greg Peterson is a good psychologist with passion and knowledge in this area. He clearly cares and is non judgemental and there to help.

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November 08, 2021

5.0

Dr. Peterson was very informative and enlightening during our first session. He clearly explains his ideas and recommendations - in an easy to understand manner. His good cheer made the session enjoyable. Dr. Peterson made what could have been an overwhelming experience a pleasurable one. I too quite a bit away from our session.

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November 07, 2021

5.0

My experience with him is too early to make or not make a recommendation. He has been informative but it is too early to determine my assessment of his effectiveness with me.

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October 21, 2021

5.0

I have been seeing Dr. Petersen for many years and appreciated the way he said his advice and counseling to my changing circumstances.

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October 20, 2021

5.0

Personable and easy to relate to life situations

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October 11, 2021

5.0

hes good

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October 09, 2021

5.0

He does a great job

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October 08, 2021

5.0

Has a plan and follows through

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October 07, 2021

5.0

The same answer I just expressing a sentence before very professional and informative and he listen and gave me good ideas to follow by

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October 01, 2021

5.0

He is personable, really listens to my issues and while providing excellence advice on how to navigate my new healthy lifestyle.

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September 13, 2021

5.0

Got a way of using explaining what's happening with me.

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September 05, 2021

5.0

He listened and made really good sense.

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August 26, 2021

5.0

Dr. Peterson has gone above and beyond to provide me continuing care. He is unbelievably intelligent and helpful. His knowledge is profound.

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August 23, 2021

5.0

Very easy to talk with and very professional.

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July 29, 2021

5.0

Dr. Petersen is the most helpful mental health expert I've ever had the pleasure to speak to. I learned more in our one telehealth visit than I have over years of seeing other mental health professionals. He is funny and down to earth, despite being an expert in his field, and supremely intelligent. I consider myself lucky that I was able to have an appointment with such an expert.

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July 07, 2021

5.0

He is very good! He helps you understand and unravel a multitude of problems through a very clear process.

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July 05, 2021

5.0

Direct - Knowledgeable - Caring

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June 09, 2021

5.0

Very thorough well developed construct

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May 27, 2021

5.0

Because hes excellent. evaluations!!!!!!!!!

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May 23, 2021

5.0

Very relatable doctor. Informative and helpful.

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May 21, 2021

5.0

Dr.Petersen is very knowledgeable and understands the psychological difficulties that plague me. He is always patient and helpful . He provides many strategies to help me work through my problems and difficulties.

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May 12, 2021

5.0

I appreciate Dr. Petersens straightforward approach and the clarity of the information he shared with me. There was a lot of information to cover but he did a good job walking me through it and providing more details when needed. I also appreciate the fact that we talked through real life scenarios which helped me connect with real experiences in my day to day with very little time spent on theories and abstract discussions.

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May 10, 2021

5.0

Knowledgeable

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April 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Peterson is a great psychologist. He went far and beyond to make sure I understood the information he was giving to me and how to apply it to my lifestyle. Dr. Peterson is full of informational knowledge that actually helps me with my weight loss journey!

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April 23, 2021

5.0

He listens and advises thoughtfully.

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April 19, 2021

5.0

Quality of care

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April 12, 2021

5.0

He presents thoughtful, caring suggestions and respect my opinions. He is generally prompt with the appointments.

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April 10, 2021

5.0

His method for addressing food, health, addiction, and weight management were very enlightening.

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April 09, 2021

5.0

Very helpful

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Excellent advice and support for many years.

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April 05, 2021

5.0

Caring understanding Gentle nudges in the right direction ..gives praise where & when it is due

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March 30, 2021

5.0

Very nice person very Experience he made Me feel good really about my self and and he's under standing.

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March 23, 2021

5.0

He is professional, honest, direct, and realistic. Best cheerleader ever.

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March 22, 2021

5.0

He has great idea's to help you.

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March 16, 2021

5.0

He made me see the real comfortable he was pleasant to talk to and I'm I'm looking for to meet now

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March 12, 2021

5.0

Good listener who keeps track of my situation over a long period of time, and also cogently articulates care suggestions.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

DR PETERSON IS PATIENCE....EXPLAINS EVERYTHING IN DETAIL...AND WANTS THE BEST FOR HIS CLIENTS

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March 09, 2021

5.0

Very pleasant, punctual, & courteous.

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February 04, 2021

5.0

Because in my opinion hes the BEST.

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January 27, 2021

5.0

Dr. Petersen was prepared and thorough.

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January 04, 2021

5.0

Very capable & caring Psychologist. Only 1 visit so far but I am impressed with his recommendations.

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January 04, 2021

5.0

Because hes good

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December 20, 2020

5.0

He is very straightforward. Dont allow excuses.

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December 16, 2020

5.0

Great and caring

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December 10, 2020

5.0

Hes GREAT!!

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November 28, 2020

5.0

Turned my thinking in a new direction and it makes sense.

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Disclosures

Gregory E. Petersen, PhD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.