|Location: Beverly Hills, CA|
Peter Bippus is an associate marriage and family therapist and professional clinical counselor. During his graduate studies at Pepperdine University, he became part of a team designed to reduce recidivism rates by teaching skills around impulse control to inmates at a correctional facility in downtown Los Angeles. He then went on to a traineeship at the LGBT Center in Orange County where he counseled individuals and families coping with the specific concerns of that community. Most recently, his role as prevention specialist in CLARE|MATRIX gained him attention from the City of Santa Monica where he was recognized for his work with at-risk youth and their families in the “We Are Santa Monica” initiative. As of Spring 2019, Peter joined SHAPE Center, the private practice of the nationally recognized sex therapist Dr Shannon Chavez, Psy.D, where he offers therapy to individuals and couples dealing with sexual health issues.