Peter Lindsay




Tell us a little about yourself.

I'm a proud husband and father of two beautiful adult daughters; about to become a grandfather for the first time.  

I'm a Clinical Psychologist with a strong interest in trauma, and in particular post-traumatic stress disorder.  I'm in private practice with my beautiful wife, Kath, who is also a Clinical Psychologist.  

I have had several different careers, and believe these and life experience has set me up well as a psychologist  

Why did you join Rotary?  

Because I was invited, because it was a way of giving back to the community and as a way of meeting others outside my normal professional network.  

What in your life do you feel most proud of?  

My family  

The two houses I have built (hands on)  

My work  

If you could only keep five possessions, what would they be?  

I don’t regard them as possessions, but I would have to say my family.  

How do you spend your free time?  

I love walking with Kath, paddling our kayaks, and working around the house.  

What are your top three favourite books or movies and why?  

I enjoy survival stories, because they give me an insight into the human mind.  

Books: Papillon (Henri Charrier), Long walk To Freedom (Nelson Mandela), anything to do with survival/real life adventure e.g., Mountain climbing  

What is a skill you'd like to learn and why?  

Playing a musical instrument. I initially thought guitar (I failed), then piano (I failed again). I would settle for a didgeridoo.  

 I admire those who can express themselves musically.