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Dr. Dan Peters describes “How To Nurture Your Child’s Creativity at Home,” on Famtitivty, the Family Activity Network. Learn how parents can take simple actions at home to foster creativity in a fun and unique way: by establishing creative zones in the home.
Dr. Dan Peters writes on “Why Creativity Is Essential for Your Kid’s Future,” on Famtitivty, the Family Activity Network. Since opportunities for creative endeavors at school have been minimized, Dr. Dan calls upon parents to foster their child’s creativity because this attribute will be required more than ever in the future jobs market.
‘A father came up to me at the end of my last talk and said, “I came for my daughter but you were talking about me. I think I actually worry more than she does.”’ Read more on Dr. Dan Peters latest blog post on Psychology Today.
Dr. Dan Peters and his Summit Center colleague Dr. Susan Daniels were interviewed by “Bright Not Broken” hosts Diane Kennedy and Rebecca Banks on the Coffee Klatch to discuss “Cultivating The Wonderful and Original Talents of the Whole Child.” Discussion includes the special needs of gifted kids, professional best practices, creativity, and more.
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.