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.
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.
Current episodes include:
- Proactive Parenting with Dr. Heather Maguire
- Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines with Jonathan Mooney
- Neurodiversity, Strategic Learning and Reaching Your Child’s Potential with Dr. Devon MacEachron
- Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating 2e Students with Scott Barry Kaufman
- Rethinking Discipline with NY Times-best selling author Tina Payne Bryson
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.
Dr. Dan Peters joins 24 other experts to talk about mindful parenting. Discover effective tools to have healthy tech boundaries, fostering resilience in difficult times, coping skills for big feelings, racial justice, managing friendships online, how to talk to kids about sex and the gender spectrum, and much more. Organized by Jason & Cecilia Hilkey. […]
Dr. Dan Peters will participate in the follow-on live question-and-answer session for paid registrants of the Let’s Talk 2e conference from With Understanding Comes Calm. The session will take place on Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 pm Eastern/4:00 pm Pacific. This virtual conference for parents of gifted and twice exceptional children (formerly known as “2 […]
Gifted and Thriving presents Signature Live Webinar Series “Finding the Appropriate Psychologist for your Twice-Exceptional (2e) Child”, Thursday, Oct. 8 at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST). “Host Dr. Mike Postma will speak with special guest Dr. Dan Peters, a leading family psychologist specializing in gifted/2e children and families, as they explain the importance and […]