Dr. Richard Freed

Psychologist, author, and speaker on parenting in the age of digital technology

Richard Freed, Ph.D., is the author of "Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood in a Digital Age," a practical guide to building your child’s bond with family and fostering school success amid the allure of digital screens. He is a child and adolescent psychologist and a leading authority on raising children in the digital age. Featured in the "New York Times," "Atlantic," on NPR, and other media outlets, he speaks nationally to groups of parents, teachers, and health providers. He completed his professional training at Cambridge Hospital / Harvard Medical School and the California School of Professional Psychology. Presently, he lives in Walnut Creek, California and is the father of two girls, ages 10 and 14. To learn more, visit