10:00 - 11:00 amFriday, September 5
LK 203/204
Masterclass on Compassion, Connection and Engagement: How Health Arises From Our Mind, Body, and Relationships
LK 203/204
Masterclass on Compassion, Connection and Engagement: How Health Arises From Our Mind, Body, and Relationships
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA
Daniel Siegel, MD will conduct a 90-minute Master Class on "Compassion, Connection and Engagement: How Health Arises from our Mind, Body, and Relationships." We will explore the implications and applications... Read more

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Daniel Siegel, MD will conduct a 90-minute Master Class on "Compassion, Connection and Engagement: How Health Arises from our Mind, Body, and Relationships." We will explore the implications and applications of the interdisciplinary field of Interpersonal Neurobiology and how these can illuminate the ways in which collaboration between patient and clinician cultivates a process called integration. This integration process is central to health of the mind and body, as well as our relationships with one another and ourselves. Dr. Siegel is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center.  

Daniel J. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry.  He served as a National Institute of Mental Health Research Fellow at UCLA, studying family interactions with an emphasis on how attachment experiences influence emotions, behavior, autobiographical memory and narrative.

Dr. Siegel is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and recipient of several honorary fellowships. Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization, which offers online learning and in-person lectures that focus 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. He serves as the Medical Director of the LifeSpan Learning Institute and on the Advisory Board of the Blue School in New York City, which has built its curriculum around Dr. Siegel’s Mindsight approach.

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