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.
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The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan is a new online talk show and interactive online community. In the podcast series, Dr. Dan 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 gain information about how to parent with increased awareness and how to be purposeful about leaving a healthy footprint on your children. New episodes air twice each month. Podcasts are also available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.
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I am running in the open space by my kids’ school after drop off. I covet this time, two mornings a week, to prepare for a day and week of sitting, listening and problem solving; and to be able to listen to my own thoughts.
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.
Camp Summit for the gifted, talented, creative is a multi-night sleepover summer camp designed specifically for gifted students ages 9 through 14. Created to develop the “inner and outer nature” of gifted youth, Camp Summit offers stimulating and challenging activities combined with a staff uniquely qualified to nurture such a community. Located in the beautiful […]
Dr. Dan will speak at the 7th Happily Family Online Conference for parents and professionals about Mindful Parenting of High Needs Kids! This is a FREE global online event from May 16 – 20, 2019, bringing together over 25 speakers to talk about how to raise kids who are spirited, sensitive, or strong willed. The […]