Mike Brooks Ph.D.
Mike Brooks, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, a licensed specialist in school psychology, and the director of the Austin Psychology & Assessment Center (APACenter). He has a wealth of expertise in positive psychology, the needs of children and teens, and effective parenting practices. He has a long-standing passion for exploring how technologies such as video games, smartphones, and social media affect our daily lives. Based upon research findings, his professional work, and his personal experiences, he works to help parents, kids, and families learn to maximize the many benefits of technology while minimizing the negatives. Dr. Brooks is also the lead author of Tech Generation: Raising Balanced Kids in a Hyper-Connected World. He is an active presenter and numerous media appearances. He pursues his passion further through his website Tech Happy Life. Brooks lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and three sons.