About Dr. Dan

Dr. Dan Peter

Dr. Dan Peters

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. is a psychologist, author, and 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. He is host of the “Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan” and is a contributor to The Huffington Post and Psychology Today.

For over 20 years, Dr. Dan has been passionate about helping parents to parent their children with purpose and intention in order to guide them in reaching their potential while their children are also reaching their own. Dr. Dan is the author of Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears, its companion children’s book From Worrier to Warrior, and the Warrior Workbook. He is a contributor to Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties (edited by Scott Barry Kaufman) and toughLOVE: Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids, as well as co-author of Raising Creative Kids and many articles on topics related to parenting, family, giftedness, twice-exceptionality, dyslexia, and anxiety.

Dr. Dan is Co-Founder/Executive Director of Summit Center (CA), specializing in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families, with special emphasis on gifted, talented, and creative individuals and families as well as anxiety. He speaks regularly at national conferences and to the media on a variety of topics including parenting, learning differences, special needs, family, education and more.

Dr. Peters was recognized as “2018 SENG Mental Health Professional of the Year” by Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted, and as “2016 Allen Ewig Champion for Children” by Aldea Children and Family Services. He also received the 2013 CAG Distinguished Service Award from the California Association for Gifted. He is co-founder of Camp Summit, a sleep-over summer camp for gifted youth.

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