Psychotherapy is available for individuals, couples, and families. Dr. Hunter has training in family systems therapy, Gestalt therapy, hypnosis, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing. Prior to being licensed a marriage and family therapist he was licensed as an alcohol and drug counselor and is very familiar with the Twelve Step program utilized by Alcoholics Anonymous and other fellowships. Many of his clients experienced physical and/or sexual abuse as children. Four times a year Dr. Hunter facilitates a communication workshop for couples at the Renewal Center at the Hazleden Foundation’s campus in Center City, Minnesota (See “Speaking” page for upcoming dates). He offers the pre-marriage inventory Prepare, which is required by many clergy prior to weddings, and Enrich a computer scored inventory for those who have been a couple for some time.
Since 1984 Dr. Hunter has made hundreds of presentations to the general public and to professional organizations. He has presented throughout North America as well as in England and Mongolia.
As a result of his publications and public speaking both the print and broadcast media in America and overseas have contacted Dr. Hunter for interviews on psychological topics such as spirituality, the effects of sexual abuse, and recovery from addictions. He has been interviewed by The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN, Newsweek, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
Testifying As An Expert Witness
Dr. Hunter has experience testifying as an expert witness on issues related to the effects of sexual abuse. He has taken part in mitigation investigations for death penalty cases.