Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D., is cofounder and executive director of the Summit Center. He has devoted his career to the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families, specializing in overcoming worry and fear, learning differences such as dyslexia, and issues related to giftedness and twice-exceptionality.
Dr. Peters is the author of Make Your Worrier a Warrior, its companion children’s and teen’s guide, From Worrier to Warrior, and the Warrior Workbook. He contributed to Twice Exceptional: Supporting and Educating Bright and Creative Students with Learning Difficulties and toughLOVE: Raising Confident, Kind, Resilient Kids, coauthored Raising Creative Kids, and has authored many articles on topics related to parenting, family, giftedness, twice-exceptionality, dyslexia, and anxiety. He cofounded and codirects Camp Summit, a camp for gifted children, and hosts the Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan.
Dr. Peters was recognized as the 2018 Mental Health Professional of the Year by Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) and received the 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the California Association for Gifted.
He lives in Northern California.