Register Now!The registration deadline is
Friday, December 9th at Midnight.
Seating is limited, reserve your spot today!

Please email with any questions you have about this event.

Cancellation notices may be sent to
NO LATER THAN 72 hours PRIOR to the luncheon.

Requests for special consideration due to illness or emergencies can not be honored as the Chapter must pay for all lunches ordered.

Thank you for your understanding, we'll see you there!


Wednesday December 14, 2011 at 11:30 AM 
Wednesday December 14, 2011 at 1:30 PM 

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The University Club 
1332 Santa Barbara Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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December 14th Holiday Luncheon
Honoring Peter McGoey
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Please join us for a delicious lunch, raffle prizes, yearly wrap-up, and to appreciate Peter for his dedicated service to the community.

Gift Raffle:
We invite those that want to donate a gift to the Raffle to do so by sending an email to Debbie McHann at and simply bring along a wrapped gift with a tag identifying the contents and your name (or anonymous).

Cost for the Annual Holiday Luncheon is $30 for members $35 for non-members
(to offset additional expenses).

Please remember to write your checks for these amounts or to bring cash to the door.
You can also simply pay online when you register.


Peter McGoeyPeter McGoey, MFT, has spent over 30 years providing counseling and support to Santa Barbara’s drug and alcohol recovery community.

Since 1979, Peter has worked at Santa Barbara’s Cottage Hospital and is currently the Primary Counselor for the Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Outpatient Program (COPE).

Peter was integral in expanding Cottage’s Outpatient Program to include mental health and dual diagnosis groups. For 10 years Peter has been a member of Cottage Hospital’s Substance Use Evaluation Team, providing assessment, support, and referrals to trauma patients

In addition to his work in the hospital setting, Peter has trained, supervised, and mentored many of Santa Barbara’s drug and alcohol recovery counselors and licensed clinicians.

Peter continues to provide advanced training and clinical supervision on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health disorders and substance dependency. Peter provides supervision for the Sheriff’s Treatment Program counseling staff in the Santa Barbara County Jail.

Peter has been an adjunct faculty member at UCSB Extension, Santa Barbara City College, and Antioch University. He has provided exceptional educational leadership in Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Clinical Skills, and Group Psychotherapy.

In addition to his role as an instructor, Peter has also served as a counselor, basketball coach, and mentor to students at Santa Barbara City College for 20 years.

Peter has a Masters in Psychology in addition to a Masters in Social Science and a Secondary Teaching Credential. He has been greatly influenced by his Catholic and spiritual mentors and a wide support system. He utilizes Centering Prayer and other meditation practices for strength, growth, and self care. He is currently being trained as a  Centering Prayer teacher.

Peter has a sister, Mary, with whom he shares a keen interest in UCLA athletics as well as any books written by or about Coach John Wooden. He has completed five LA Marathons and three Seattle to Portland (STP) two-day bike rides since 1990. He is a devoted godfather and adopted “uncle” to countless young people. Peter’s influence on the lives of Santa Barbara residents stretches far beyond his work as an MFT. 

Register Now!The registration deadline is Friday, December 9th at Midnight.
Seating is limited, reserve your spot today!