Peter Hayton

Senior Psychologist

Peter is the Senior Psychologist at The Banyans Health and Wellness. Individual Wellness Plans are developed for each guest at The Banyans, with Peter engaging a variety of specialists from the wide network that The Banyans draws from. As the Senior Psychologist, Peter also supervises the team of Wellness Coaches at The Banyans, and works collaboratively with the Medical Director, Dr Christian Rowan.

The Banyans benefits from Peter’s extensive experience over two decades, which has included pioneering a variety of  health initiatives across education, social enterprise, and corporate sectors. Peter has completed a Masters Degree at Charles Stuart University and his Honours Degree was completed at James Cook University.

Peter has worked extensively in the fields of occupational health, community services, health, education, and in human services. Some of his recent specialities include therapy, mentoring, training, case management, assessment, counselling, and employment development. He has a diverse range of experience working for organisations such as Empower Health, Psycare Clinical & Corporate Psychology, John Paul College, Catholic Education, Commonwealth Rehabilitation Service and international youth training organisations.

Along with his experience in counselling and rehabilitation services, Peter has extensive experience in education, training and staff development. He has provided valuable support with business management and program development, including the management, support and supervision of staff in a variety of employment and training environments. He continues to supervise various therapists who appreciate his warm and unassuming approach.