Welcome to Wellbeing & Words

I’m the person behind the brand Wellbeing & Words. I’m a novelist, self-help book writer, HealthyPlace columnist, newsletter article-, and content writer, blogger, freelancer, new(ish) YouTuber,  speaker, and presenter. Everything I do relates to empowering people to enhance their mental health and wellbeing and enjoy their lives .


Coming Soon—My Book to Help People Replace Anxiety with Peace and Wellbeing

* Learn practical information about anxiety and why it’s in your way.

* Discover useful mindfulness techniques and tools that work.

* Create inner and “outer” peace for yourself and your life.

* Do this despite a busy schedule.


Learn More and Preorder Today!


More Books…

Reading means self-care and stress relief.  Click on the images to learn more about my previous books. Purchase them from your favorite online bookseller (and in select Barnes & Noble stores).

With Break Free, learn to use acceptance and commitment therapy in your everyday lilfe to enhance wellbeing and create your quality life.









Twenty-Four Shadows is a novel about a Isaac Bittman and his family as they deal with his diagnosis of dissociative identity disorder.





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In My Life in a Nutshell: A Novel, Brian must help a young child despite his debilitting anxiety and avoidant personality disorder.





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Leave of Absence is a novel that follows Oliver and Penelope as they struggle and triumph with depression, grief, PTSD, and schizophrenia.






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Losing Elizabeth is a story for teens of all ages. It's the story of high school student Elizabeth and what happens when her relationship with Brad become toxic.



















I applaud Peterson for combining her expertise in the field of mental health with her extraordinary talent for storytelling. — Shawn Verdin, LPC, LAC; Program Director – Behavioral Health Unit



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