Dr. Dan’s newest post for PSYCHOLOGY TODAY “A Strength-Based Approach Helps Children” encourages parents and educators to ask “What’s Right” instead of “What’s Wrong”; read the post to learn more about one of Summit Center’s important philosophies for working with children and families.
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The popular show Parenthood — which recently ended its successful five year run on NBC — was beloved for its heartwarming renditions of life as part of a large family — and for the portrayal of a character with autism spectrum disorder. Read Dr. Dan Peters’ reflections on Parenthood on HUFFINGTON POST and have one last visit with The Bravermans.
Dr. Dan Peters’ interview with Elizabeth Sautter of Communication Works in Oakland is on PSYCHOLOGY TODAY. Read “Make Social Learning Stick: How Parents Can Help Children” to learn more about how social learning can support your children.
“Now he wakes up with a stomachache and says he doesn’t want to go to school. It takes me forever to get him out the door. We are often late. He ends up screaming at me and telling me I am the worst parent ever!” Read Dr. Dan Peters’ new piece about school avoidance and anxiety on HUFFINGTON POST Parents and learn what you can do to help your child.
Dr. Dan Peters talks about how to live purposely in the new year on The HUFFINGTON POST. What will you bring into your life in 2015? We hope his words inspire you as you journey into this new year. Here is a great way to begin: • Accept reality • Make conscious choices • Live intentionally and purposely.
One issue that can affect self-esteem is anxiety. In “How Anxiety Affects Your Child’s Self-Esteem,” on HUFFPOST Parents, Dr. Dan Peters discusses the signs of low self-esteem and when you might need to seek professional help for your child.
It can be very difficult to understand what is driving your child’s behavior. Why is she acting that way? Why is he always melting down? Why does she avoid doing anything that does not come easily to her? Learn more about how to help your child this year in Dr. Dan Peters’ guest blog post on Gifted Homeschoolers Forum.
“All we really have is the present moment — where you are right now and with whom you are with. Give yourself time to think and reflect. Live purposefully. Be in the now and take it all in. Be brave. Have gratitude for what you have. Accept reality. It is all we have.” From “Living Life Now, Even If It Is Temporary,” by Dr. Dan Peters on HUFFINGTON POST.