Art Therapist, Intrepid Spirit Center/TBI Clinic, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas

Peter J. Buotte, MFA, MPS, ATR-BC, is an art therapist with US Department of Defense and works in the Creative Forces®: NEA Military Healing Arts Network at Intrepid Spirit Center/ TBI Clinic, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, Texas. He is a nationally board certified art therapist who has worked since December 2016 to create a supportive environment for active duty military patients who have experienced traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress. He leads individual and group art therapy sessions with the clinical approach of strength-based cognitive-processing. Peter completed 27 years of combined active and Reserve military service in the US Army culminating as a Lieutenant Colonel with five combat tours overseas. He has been an active artist for decades and his most recent sculpture exhibit Invisible Wounds was shown during Veterans Day weekend 2019 at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.  


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