Certified Complete Health Improvement Program Facilitator (CHIP) |
Peer Coach | Professional Group Facilitator
Pete Thistle is a Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP) Facilitator certified by the Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He received his Bachelors of Science from the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University. For the past 2.5 years, Pete has facilitated small group discussions with those recovering from a wide range of compulsions and addictions. Pete believes that recovery from addiction must include involvement in a support group with others who are also afflicted by addiction. He recognizes that developing a sense of community and a "safe space” with other peers is essential to the healing process. Pete is confident that participation in weekly meetings and exercises will transform the addict to knowing a new happiness and freedom.