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 writes about many topics related to parenting, family, giftedness, twice-exceptionality, dyslexia, and anxiety. He is a frequent contributor to Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and Thrive.
Recent articles include:
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.
I am running in the open space by my kids’ school after drop off. I covet this time, two mornings a week, to prepare for a day and week of sitting, listening and problem solving; and to be able to listen to my own thoughts.
The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan is a new online talk show and interactive online community. In the podcast series, Dr. Dan 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 gain information about how to parent with increased awareness and how to be purposeful about leaving a healthy footprint on your children. New episodes air twice each month. Podcasts are also available on iTunes, Stitcher, and Google Play.
Current episodes include:
I am pleased to be speaking at the Bright & Quirky Child Online Summit, running for 7 days, beginning January 28. The Online Summit offers over 19 hours of free expertise from experts working with bright kids with focus, learning, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Register now at https://hub.brightandquirky.com/~access/a1c5262f/ – content will be FREE to the public each day for 24 hours. (A membership to the Bright & Quirky IdeaLab is available for purchase for those who would like to watch the series at their own pace, do Q&A with the experts, and get parent support.)