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The Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan Peters aims to build a community of parents who are inspired to raise healthy, confident, and self-aware children who are engaged in life and contribute positively to the world.

May 6, 2021

Dr. Dan interviews Stephanie Newman, Ph.D., a psychoanalyst, psychologist, author and public speaker about mental health and her new book BARBARIANS AT THE PTA.  Stephanie has practiced in New York for over 25 years, treating adults, adolescents and families struggling with anxiety, depression, and more recently...


Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Dan interviews Jeni Olsen, Founder of Teens Connect and the Prevention Director at Mentis: Napa’s Center for Mental Health Services (CA) in this new episode.  Jeni’s work literally saves lives.

After two Napa teenagers died by suicide in 2016, Jeni closed her graphic design business and founded Teens Connect...


Apr 8, 2021

Dr. Dan interviews self-care strategist, certified holistic health coach, raw food chef and founder of b.nourished Katie McDonald.  Katie encourages us to start thriving instead of simply surviving.  Dr. Dan and Katie discuss perfectionism, self-care, mindfulness, and self-worth.

 

Katie McDonald’s corporate career...


Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Dan interviews bestselling author and TODAY show contributor

Michele Borba, Ed. D. to discuss her new book THRIVERS:The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine.

 

Michele Borba, Ed. D., is the bestselling author of UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About Me World, and is an...


Mar 11, 2021

Dr. Dan welcomes author and parent Kristin Bair to discuss her poignant, revealing, and popular essay published on Scary Mommy about Facebook Mom groups, kindness, empathy, bullying, and parenting in the digital age. Dr. Dan and Kristin also speak about fear and anxiety and her new novel AGATHA ARCH IS AFRAID OF...