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Dr Dan Siegel

Dan Siegel is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA 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. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and recipient of several other honorary fellowships.

Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization 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 psychotherapy practice includes children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Dr. Siegel has published extensively for the professional audience.

He is the co-editor of a handbook of psychiatry and the author of numerous articles, chapters, and the internationally acclaimed text, The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience (Guilford, 1999). This book introduces the idea of interpersonal neurobiology and has been of interest to and utilized by a number of organizations, including the U.S. Department of Justice, The Vatican's Pontifical Council for the Family, Microsoft and Google, early intervention programs and a range of clinical and research departments worldwide. He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, and His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Dr Dan Siegel


Website
Centre for Integral-Relational Learning
www.drdansiegel.com


Past and present Confer events
Neurobiology and its Applications to Psychotherapy II
Online module

The Power of Non-verbal Communication in the Talking Cure
Friday 17 and Saturday 18 May 2013

Applying Interpersonal Neurobiology to Clinical Technique - A 2-day Seminar with Dr Dan Siegel
Friday 9 and Saturday 10 September 2011

Why Psychotherapy Works - A 2-day Seminar with Dr Dan Siegel
Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 April 2011
Brain Mapping- A 2-day Conference. How does our Current Understanding of Neuropsychology Lead us to Good Psychotherapy Practice?
Friday 26 November 2010






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Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and grief is still profoundly misunderstood...

In Grief Works we hear stories from those who have experienced great love and great loss - and survived. Stories that explain how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection and reveals our innermost selves...
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