Peter Hilen, LMFT


Chief Clinical Officer

Akua Mind Body

Peter Hilen, LMFT has worked in the field of behavioral health for 15 years. After graduating in 2005 with a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy from Alliant International University, Peter began working in the field of adolescent and adult substance abuse case management, family therapy, and individual therapy at Chapman Medical Center. In 2007 Peter joined Saddleback College in the Health and Human Services department teaching the Crisis Intervention and Practicum Site seminar. From 2007 to 2012 Peter managed a variety of program types including inpatient Substance Abuse, Outpatient Substances Abuse, Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatric, and Adult Crisis Residential Programs. Peter currently chairs the Telecare Residential Standardization Group and has assisted in the start-up of several newly established Crisis Residential Programs in Contra Costa County, Orange County, Riverside County, and San Bernardino County. Peter has participated on several community and privately held corporate boards such as the Salvation Army in Los Angeles, the Orange County Substance Abuse Network, and the A.F. Gilmore Company in Los Angeles. Since 2012 Peter has been the Program Administrator for The Telecare Treehouse Central location in Orange County. Peter Lives with his wife and 3 children in Orange County and is an avid hockey fan.