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innovative strategies


For today’s teenagers & parents

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innovative strategies


For today’s teenagers & parents

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The Assertive Parent: Hacks, Traps and Strategies for Raising Authentic Teens is a book you NEED to read if you have teens or tweens. The only parenting book you need to read! He gets it, you guys. He’s able to clearly spell out why it’s so scary trying to parent right now.
— Cupcakes & Cutlery
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This book is already my go-to guide for parenting my teenage boys! ...This is not a one-size-fits-all parenting book. It asks us to think about our own philosophy and values while providing strategies to help us parent from within the framework of our family. A MUST HAVE book for parents of teens!
— www.amazon.com
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About


About


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Daniel Patterson

Patterson Perspective Founder Daniel Patterson has dedicated his life to educating and supporting parents to raise authentic, vibrant, and thriving teenagers. Daniel worked in secondary education for fourteen years an English teacher and high school assistant principal. Wanting to extend his reach and avenues to effect positive and progressive changes, Patterson launched his full-time consulting firm, Patterson Perspective Inc. in 2017. His consulting work includes positive reinforcement to teenagers, so they are able to reach their full capacity in academic and social frameworks and by giving parents the necessary tools for their children to achieve this.

Patterson released his first book, “The Assertive Parent,” in 2018. Drawing from his years of experience, “The Assertive Parent” is a compilation of hacks, tools, and strategies that serve as a roadmap for parents to assist their children in building autonomy, authenticity, and resilience.

Patterson has been a featured voice in several publications, including contributions to NBC News, Fox News, The HuffPost, The Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Entrepreneur Magazine, Thrive Global, MSNBC.com, Sheknows.com, Bustle.com, among others. He has also been an invited expert on podcasts, radios stations, and speaking engagements including TedX Newport Beach, My Dad Pod, The Bruce Cook Show, and No Bounds Podcast.

Patterson is extremely passionate about advocacy work and getting involved. When not in the office, he can be found using his expertise on the board of directors of two nonprofits, One Recovery and the Imagine Foundation. Both organizations are committed to assist and empower struggling young people.




Experience:

Assistant Principal | English Teacher | Reading Comprehension & Writing | AVID Instructor | ASB Director | Varsity Tennis Coach

Degrees:

Administrative Services Credential | MA: Secondary Education | BA: Rhetoric & Media Studies

Credentials: 

California Administrative Services | Single-Subject: English | Secondary: Multiple Subjects


Awards & Recognition:

Rotary Club Teacher of the Year (2012) | PTA Honorary Service Award (2012 & 2016) | Newport-Mesa USD Superstar Award: Administration (2016) | City of Newport Beach Proclamation Recipient (2017)


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