Media Interviews

Orli Peter, Ph.D., BCIA-EEG

Dr. Orli Peter is featured in a new documentary, The Heart is a Drum Machine. Produced by Ryan Page and Hans Fjellestad and directed by Christopher Pomerenke. Video length: 2:25.

Documentary Film, Los Angeles Premiere, April 25, 2009, The Heart is A Drum Machine, Produced by Ryan Page and Hans Fjellestad, Directed by Christopher Pomerenke. the film features cameos by many musicians and actors, including Elijah Wood, Juliette Lewis, Modest Mouse, and M.G.M.T., Dr. Peter explains how she uses music therapeutically in her clinic in Beverly Hills, the Center for Accelerated Psychology. For more info, go to

The Beverly Hills 90210, Beverly Hills, California. "Music for the Mind: Dr. Orli Peter's Tunes Relax and Inspire" by Kate Grim, May 2008. This article also appeared in the following publications: Santa Monica Sun, Mailbu Beach, Bel Air View, Palisades 90272, and Brentwood News

The Beverly Hills Courier, Beverly Hills, California. "Beverly Hills Psychologist Takes 'Brain Music' To Israel To Help Treat Tauma Patients" by Steve Simmons, February 15, 2008

Ventura County Star, Ventura, California. "Therapeutic use of brain waves employs music" by Kim Lamb Gregory, January 6, 2008

Israeli National Radio, "The Tamar Yonah Show" Dr. Orli Peter Radio Interview (Listen or Download), December 2007.

Jewish West Coast News, "Holocaust Survivor Inspires Daughter To Become Trauma Specialist." Volume 33, Number 11, November 2007.

Angeleno Magazine, Los Angeles, California. "The Radar Health: The Sandman Cometh," by Tasha Nita Adams, October 2007

My Desert, Palm Springs, California. "Music to Your Brain: Translated to Musical Notes, Brainwaves Prove Soothing," by Richard Guzman, September 6, 2007

LA Business Journal, "Brain Waves," July 30, 2007
Third Age, Health and Wellness Section, "Music of the Mind: Brain Waves Make Melodies in New Kind of Therapy,"  by Semhar Debessai, July 21, 2007
Long Beach Press Telegram.  "Music of the Mind: Brain Waves Make Melodies in New Kind of Therapy,"  by Semhar Debessai, July 9, 2007
LA Daily News. "Music of the Mind: Brain Waves Make Melodies in New Kind of Therapy," by Semhar Debessai, July 9, 2007 
Contra Costa Times. "Adulterers are driven by power, needs unfulfilled, experts say," by John Boudreau, June 16, 2007 

Daily Herald, "Big Kids Still Care: Couples Who Postpone Divorce Until Their Children Are Grown Still Cause Pain," by Allison Kaplan, August 11, 1997

Los Angeles Times, "Moral Victory: Listeners to Radio's 'Dr. Laura' Get Religion...and Lots of Advice." June 21, 1997.

Sunday Press-Telegram (Long Beach), Divorce: Myths and Facts, April 6, 1997

Mount St. Mary's College Magazine, A Firsthand Look at The First Wives Club, Winter, 1996

Salt Lake Tribune, First Wives Club Revels In Stereotypes and Myths, October 12, 1996

The Daily Breeze, Dealing With Disaster: Psychologist Sets Aside Damage to Her Own House, Aids Victims, January, 23, 1994.

Orli Peter, Ph.D., BCIA-EEG
Diplomate, American Board of Psychological Specialties
Director and Founder, Center for Accelerated Psychology
Licensed Psychologist