Dr. Dathan  Paterno

Dr. Dathan Paterno

Dr. Dathan Paterno is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and founder and Clinical Director of Park Ridge Psychological Services, a successful private practice specializing in integrative and innovative treatments for children and families. He received his Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, Chicago. He has authored three published works, including Desperately Seeking Parents, his first parenting book to describe the need for parents to establish themselves as in charge. Dr. Paterno is currently working on his second book, Making Parenting Great Again, about Alpha parents, and the need for fathers to initiate and lead in this critical role. Dr. Paterno is also the father of three successful children, all of whom would say that their father's parenting philosophy has contributed to their healthy self-worth, inner strength, and independence.