Dale Atkins, PhD
Author and Psychologist
Dale V. Atkins, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who has more than forty years of experience as a relationship expert, focusing on families, couples, parenting, aging well, caregiving, managing stress and maintaining harmony in one's life. Dr. Atkins consults and lectures domestically and internationally. She conducts seminars and retreats for executives and employees of major corporations, government agencies, and health and educational institutions in matters related to the fields of psychology, sociology, education, and communication. She is the author of seven books, most recently The Kindness Advantage: Cultivating Compassionate and Connected children (co-authored with Amanda Salzhauer), as well as many articles and journals for popular and professional audiences. For the past 16 years, Dr. Atkins has regularly appeared on NBC-TV's "The Today Show". She is also a frequent contributor in other media. Additionally, she serves on the Boards of several non-profit local and national organizations whose foci are literacy, tolerance, wellness, child protection, and community action. Dr. Atkins has a private psychology practice in New York City.