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Danny is a consultant and licensed clinical psychologist specializing in men’s issues as well as a father of two young children. Teaching classes for new fathers is a natural fit for him because Danny loves teaching, working with men in a “guy-friendly” way, and was a new dad just a few years ago. Danny lives in San Diego and his professional duties include a private practice involving psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and groups as well as research consulting with a variety of organizations. He is also the Past Chair of the San Diego Psychological Association’s Men’s Issues Committee and the current Chair of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Positive Psychology. In his free time, Danny enjoys surfing, scuba diving, reading, and taking his kids on hikes to places where they can get dirty and throw rocks.
Episodes for this expert
Moms aren’t the only ones who struggle with postpartum depression. How would you know if you’re a “sad dad”? What type of dads are impacted the most? And what are the best ways to overcome it?
In this episode, an all-dad panel talks about things they have learned during their baby’s first year- and what they WISH they knew without having to experience it firsthand!
The pregnancy is over, and now you have a newborn at home. How do you adjust to your new role as a dad? What are the most common concerns amongst first-time dads and how can you overcome them? It’s a special episode featuring only “new dads” as panelists.
Our all-dad panel discuss what pregnancy is like from the partner’s point-of-view. Also, what can you do to better bond with the baby and be supportive during labor and delivery?