Daniel Siegel

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Daniel Siegel, MD is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry.

He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding director of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, founding co-investigator at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions, and communities.

Dr. Siegel is the founding editor of the Norton Professional series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, now with 50 textbooks in publication.

His books include Mindsight, Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, The Developing Mind, Second Edition, The Mindful Therapist, The Mindful Brain, Parenting from the Inside Out (with Mary Hartzell, MEd), and the three New York Times bestsellers: Brainstorm, The Whole-Brain Child (with Tina Payne Bryson, PhD), and his latest No-Drama Discipline (with Tina Payne Bryson, PhD).

He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx.

Daniel’s advice

  • This is sacred work and welcome to the field of trying to help people who are suffering.
  • Begin reading some of the books in the Norton series and allow yourself to be drawn to what attracts and interests you.

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