Dan Peters, Ph.D.

Dan Peters, Ph.D.,  is a licensed psychologist who has devoted his career to the assessment, consultation and treatment of children, adolescents, and families, specializing in learning differences, anxiety, and issues related to giftedness and twice-exceptionality. He is passionate about helping parents and teachers engage children in the classroom, at home, and in life so that they can realize their full potential. Dr. Peters is co-founder and Executive Director of the Summit Center with offices in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles, co-founder of Camp Summit, a sleep-over summer camp for gifted youth, and co-founder of Parent Footprint. He hosts Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan. He is the author of Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s FearsFrom Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears,  and Raising Creative Kids (co-authored with Dr. Susan Daniels).

Dr. Peters also serves on the Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted (SENG) Editorial Board, the Editorial Board for the 2e Newsletter, the Executive Board for the 2e Center for Research and Professional Development at Bridges Academy, and as Co-Chair of the Assessments of Giftedness Special Interest Group of the National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC). Dr. Peters blogs regularly for The Huffington Post and Psychology Today and is a frequent media guest. He speaks regularly at state and national conferences and writes on topics related to parenting, learning differences, and education.

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