Multi-Award Winning Psychologist Dr. Drayton Patterson Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress® To Co-Author New Book

Dr. Drayton Patterson will team up with several leading experts from various industries to release the new book, “The Road to Success: Today's Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Step-By-Step Systems To Help You Achieve The Health, Wealth and Lifestyle You Deserve” by CelebrityPress®.

Chicago, IL --  June 9, 2016 – Dr. Drayton Patterson, a multi-award winning Psychologist, has joined Jack Canfield, along with a select group of experts and professionals, to co-write the forthcoming book titled, The Road to Success: Today's Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Step-By-Step Systems To Help You Achieve The Health, Wealth and Lifestyle You Deserve. Nick Nanton, Esq., along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., the leading agents to Celebrity Experts® worldwide, recently signed a publishing deal with Patterson to contribute his expertise to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress® imprint.

The Road to Success: Today's Leading Entrepreneurs and Professionals Reveal Their Step-By-Step Systems To Help You Achieve The Health, Wealth and Lifestyle You Deserve is tentatively scheduled for release in fall 2016.

A portion of the royalties earned from The Road to Success will be donated to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes.

About Dr. Drayton Patterson:

Dr. Drayton Patterson is a professional speaker and a multi-award winning psychologist. He was recently rated as one of the “10 Best Chicago Psychologists”, by Thumbtack, a definitive list rated by the Chicago community. Professional consultative services are provided for large and small businesses, school districts, colleges, universities, sports teams, individuals, and athletes. Licensed in Illinois and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist since 1990, Drayton has provided psychological services for children, students of all ages, teachers, and administrators. Since 1984, he has taught and lectured at the collegiate and university level. Drayton is widely recognized for his research in self-esteem and self-concept enhancement.

Affectionately known as “Dr. P.” and “Dr. Smoke” by athletes, Drayton's baseball pitching career was shortened at the Minor League level due to severe shoulder, back, and knee injuries. Drayton has remained active in professional baseball for over thirty years as a professional baseball scout (Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau and Texas Rangers), Sport Psychologist (Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays), served as a pitching coach, third base coach, and was the first Ph.D. Psychologist to manage a professional baseball team at the Minor League level.

Dr. Patterson's wealth of experience as a psychologist, educator, administrator, and athlete has provided thousands of individuals from all walks of life with information on how they can maximize their full potential “to be the best that they can be”. Drayton has traveled throughout the U.S. and beyond delivering his holistic and positive psychology based messages that educate and uplift individuals, helping them to realize that everyone has the power within themselves to succeed and become healthy, happy, peaceful, and prosperous individuals, and that this self-actualization can become a reality.

The founder and former owner of Chicago's “Stress Reduction Clinic,” Dr. Patterson has spoken to a wide range of audiences including Fortune 500 corporations, the Federal Aviation Administration, professional and amateur sports teams, religious organizations, and many educational institutions throughout the country. Topics include subjects such as mental conditioning for success, decision making for success, cultural diversity, coping effectively with adversity, character development, managing stress effectively through stress management techniques, goal setting for success, and enhancing self-esteem and self-concept to maximize one's potential. Published as an author in self-esteem and self-concept (Master's Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation), Dr. Patterson also wrote a monthly newspaper column, Winning with Sport Psychology, was featured in VGM's Career Portraits, written numerous magazine articles, and his poem REACH, was published in A River of Emotion, The International Library of Poetry.

Dr. Patterson is a member of many psychological, sports, and educational organizations and is currently the president of the Zoreda Rone Patterson Foundation (non-profit), named in memory of his mother, a former “Teacher of the Year” who passed away of ALS in 1993. This foundation provides therapeutic help and recognition for at-risk youth, their caregivers, and the chronically and terminally ill.

Now available for speaking engagements, contact Dr. Patterson at:


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