News & Media
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.
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.”
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.