Dr. Ruth Peters died on August 7, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.
almost thirty years Dr. Ruth Peters, clinical psychologist,
has specialized in treating children, adolescents and
families in her private practice in Clearwater, Florida.
Her focus has been upon teaching parents how to control
difficult children, deal with Attention Deficit Disorder,
and handle nutritional, weight and lifestyle issues
as well as how to motivate kids to reach their academic
Dr. Peters has repeatedly
been featured on most national television news
and talk shows during the past fifteen years,
and currently serves as a contributor to NBC’s
Today show, where
she presents monthly segments on a range of
parenting issues. She writes a weekly Parenting
column for MSNBC’s Today
show web site
Peters with the Today show host
Matt Lauer on set.
| and all articles can be found by
clicking on the MSNBC
link in the banner above. Dr. Peters has been
repeatedly featured on the Oprah Winfrey
Show as well as having served as a
contributor to ABC’s Good Morning
Along with her varied media responsibilities,
Dr. Peters has served as a consultant to various corporations
including America On Line, Target
Stores, Sylvan Learning Systems,
Cingular Wireless, Coldwell Banker and
Texas Instruments. She has been interviewed
by most of the women’s and parenting magazines
and frequently writes articles for Redbook
magazine. She has also served as a Contributing Editor
to Child magazine, as well
as authoring a featured column in the St.
Petersburg Times entitled Middle Ground.
Dr. Peters with Today
show host Meredith Viera.
Dr. Ruth Peters’
books include Who’s In Charge? A
Positive Parenting Approach to Disciplining Children
(Lindsay Press), Don’t Be Afraid
To Discipline (St. Martin’s Press),
It’s Never Too Soon To Discipline
(St. Martin’s Press), Overcoming
Underachieving: A Simple Plan to Boost Your Kids’
Grades and End the Homework Hassles
(Broadway Books), and Laying Down the
Law: The 25 Laws of Parenting to Keep Your Kids on
Track, Out of Trouble, and (Pretty Much) Under Control
Dr. Ruth Peters travels
throughout America and Europe presenting seminars to
parents and educators, and has been a frequent speaker
at Anthony Robbins’ Results events.
She continues to be a popular guest speaker on radio,
television and community forums.
For further information:
Dr. Peters can be contacted to inquire as to consultancy
and speaking engagements. However, due to the individual
nature of everyone’s personal situation, she cannot
render advice or suggestion beyond what is available
in her books and speaking engagements. Personal psychological
questions will receive no reply.