Dr. Dan Siegel is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) school of Medicine where he is also on the faculty of the center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the co-director of the Mindful awareness research center at UCLA.
He is a master at translating the latest neuroscience into plain English and making it applicable to clinicians in their daily undertakings. His multidisciplinary, integrated, mindsight approach has been useful to tens of thousands. He is a pioneer in the emerging field of Mindsight and interpersonal neurobiology which continues to bring to the forefront the latest practical research -based methods and put them to work right away.
An award-winning educator, he is a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and recipient of several other honorary fellowships.
Dr. Dan Siegel is also the executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organisation that focuses on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes.
His practice includes children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
Dr. Dan Siegel’s unique ability to make complicated scientific concepts exciting has led him to be invited
to address diverse local, national and international groups of mental health professionals, neuroscientists, corporate leaders, educators, parents, public administrators, healthcare providers, policy-makers, mediators, judges, and clergy. He has lectured for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, London’s Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and Tedx.
Dr Dan Siegel is an author of more than 50 publications which include :
• The mindful therapist: A clinician’s guide to mindsight and neural integration. (New York: W.W. Norton & Company)
• Pocket guide to interpersonal neurobiology: An integrative handbook of the mind. (New York: W.W. Norton & Company)
• Mindsight: The new science of personal transformation. (New York: Bantam)
• The developing mind: How relationships and the brain interact to shape who we are. (New York: Guilford Press) Second Edition
• The whole-brain child: 12 Revolutionary strategies to nurture your child’s developing mind, survive everyday parenting struggles, and help your family thrive. (New York: Delacorte Press)
• Adolescent brain and cognitive changes (In M. Fisher, L. Alderman, R. Kreipe, & W. Rosenfeld (Eds.)
• Handbook of Adolescent Medicine. (American Academy of Pediatrics)
• He lives in Southern California with his family. For more information about Dan, visit his website
Dan talks about the workshop here