Peter Hays Cole Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Peter Hays Cole

Assistant Clinical Prof of Psychiatry, UC Davis School of Medicine
Sierra Institute for Contemporary Gestalt Therapy

Peter Cole is the co-director of the Sierra Institute for Contemporary Gestalt Therapy along with his wife and co-author, Daisy Reese. Peter & Daisy have been running gestalt therapy groups for over 25 years in the Northern California area. This book is the culmination of many years of practice, teaching and writing in the arena of gestalt group therapy. It is for clinicians of all theoretical orientations who wish to enhance their group therapy skills.


Peter Cole and Daisy Reese, the co-authors of New Directions in Gestalt Group Therapy are a married couple with five children and four grandchildren.  They have been facilitating training, growth and treatment groups for over 25 years.  They are in practice in Berkeley CA and Sacramento CA.


    BA Psychology, UC Santa Cruz
    MSS Bryn Mawr College - Social Work and Social Research

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Gestalt Therapy, Group Therapy, Gestalt Group Therapy

Personal Interests

    Songwriting, Singing, Guitar & Piano.  Time with family.   Travel.


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