Daniel Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. is 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.

Dr. Siegel is the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions and communities. He has published extensively, including Mindsight, which offers readers an in-depth exploration of the power of the mind to integrate the brain and promote well-being.

His latest parenting book, The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind, with Tina Bryson, PhD., explores the application of the mindsight approach to parenting.

Dr. Siegel’s ability to make complicated concepts exciting as well as easy to understand has led him to be invited to address local, nation, and international groups of educators, parents, public administrators, health care providers, policy-makers, clergy, and neuroscientists. 

Website:  www.drdansiegel.com

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