Psychologist, Author, Speaker, Husband, Father
“Live fully, do what is important to you, show love and compassion, and show your kids the kind of people you want them to become. ”
Dr. Dan is a psychologist, co-founder and Executive Director of Summit Center, and co-founder of Parent Footprint. He is author of the Make Your Worrier a Warrior series of books, providing easy-to follow, practical strategies for both parents and children. Dr. Dan is a frequent speaker and writer on topics related to parenting, family, giftedness, twice-exceptionality, dyslexia, and anxiety. He is host of the Parent Footprint podcast.
Read Dr. Dan’s new blog on Psychology Today, “Managing Worry When There is So Much to Worry About: Pandemic Tools for All Ages.” Thank you for sharing this important content. We will get through this together.
Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan
The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan mission is to make the world a better place — one parent and one child at a time. Host Dr. Dan Peters teaches parents, families, and caregivers how to leave their best footprint for the next generation by talking to the top parenting experts, doctors, therapists, authors, and educators. Listeners will learn how to parent with increased awareness and how to be purposeful about leaving a healthy footprint on our children. New shows air twice each month. Listen and subscribe in Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, or Stitcher.
NEW Episode! Parenting Ourselves with Katie McDonald – Episode #110: Dr. Dan interviews self-care strategist, certified holistic health coach, raw food chef and founder of b.nourished Katie McDonald. Katie encourages us to start thriving instead of simply surviving. Dr. Dan and Katie discuss perfectionism, self-care, mindfulness, and self-worth. Katie McDonald’s corporate career and motherly duties occupied her every waking moment. She was depleted and depressed — suffering from asthma, allergies, ulcerative colitis, and more. The real threat of a compromised and shortened life span became all the inspiration Katie needed to transform her body-mind relationship.
Has COVID taken its toll on you and your family? Find out how self-care is the key to replenishing yourself. Author Don Winn interviews Dr. Dan Peters on coping with the pandemic. “How we are as parents trickles down—from an energetic level, from an emotional level, from a behavioral level—to how our kids are. So building in self-care is key.” Read the blog or watch the video
Pandemic tools for all ages. Every day, it seems as if we are being presented with something new — increased COVID cases, businesses closing, schools maybe opening — as well as having to deal with our new normal: wearing masks, keeping distance, not going to our favorite places. When will there be a vaccine? What […]
Dr. Dan is Co-founder of Parent Footprint, an interactive parenting education community and website that offers Parent Footprint Awareness Training with the mission to make the world a more compassionate and loving place — one parent and one child at a time. Parent Footprint Awareness Training is a series of short, interactive videos where you sit down with Dr. Dan, your own personal parenting expert, anytime and anywhere you need him. Dr. Dan offers warm, practical advice that parents can use immediately, including specific examples from his own family. Check out our web site at www.parentfootprint.com to experience our introductory video and learn how to become a better parent.
Bright & Quirky is launching their virtual conference this March on “Tame the Overwhelm.” Dr. Dan Peters is presenting on Day 1 with “Bright & Quirky 101: A Quick, Shareable Overview of Twice Exceptional (2e) Kids.” See a video sneak peek at https://brightandquirky.com/bright-quirky-101-with-dr-dan-peters/. The conference is a free 5-day summit for parents that will help […]
This series comes from a group of bestselling parenting authors, therapists, educators, and neuroscientists who’ve joined to share their very best strategies and ideas for how you and your family can thrive in the coming months. Speakers include several of Dr. Dan Peters’ guests from past Parent Footprint podcasts, such as Debbie Reber and Tina […]