News & Media
Dr. Dan Peters is interviewed for “Childhood fears: how kids can stand up to them and win” by Jessica Yadegaran, in the Contra Costa Times, February 26, 2014. “While it is normal and healthy to have fears, it is critical for parents to help their children cope with and conquer what troubles them so they can grow up to be emotionally healthy adults, says Dan Peters, a Walnut Creek clinical psychologist and author.”
Gifted kids are quite complex. Some are at risk for lack of school engagement, underachievement, social isolation, depression and anxiety. Learn more in “Guiding gifted children to lead productive and fulfilling lives,” by Dr. Dan Peters on Expert Beacon.
Leadership and motivational speaker Johnny Tan interviews Dr. Dan Peters, author of Make Your Worrier a Warrior, on how you can help your child create his or her very own “toolbox” to combat fear and anxiety.
Dr. Dan Peters is interviewed for “The new worry epidemic: Experts now argue it can have devastating effects on work, health and children” by Anne Kingston in Maclean’s, February 5, 2014. The article details how worrying has become endemic. “The term ‘worrying’ has replaced ‘thinking,’ says California-based clinical psychologist Daniel Peters, the author of two new books”â€From Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears (For Kids and Teens) and Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears, directed at parents. ‘People don’t say, “ËœI’m thinking about this’ anymore; they say, “ËœI’m worrying about this.’ ”