Daniel Siegel, MD

Session: Parenting from the Inside Out

Parents' self understanding and ability to be present for their children's and their own emotions is the best predictor of how children will develop social and emotional intelligence. This presentation will provide an overview of the science of attachment and how the coherence of a parent's autobiographical narrative can be cultivated to nurture a healthy parent-child relationship.

About Dr. Daniel Siegel

Dr. Daniel Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, 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. Dr. Siegel has published extensively for the professional audience. He serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which contains over two dozen textbooks. Dr. Siegel’s book, Mindsight, offers the general reader 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 with Tina Payne Bryson, PhD, explores the application of the mindsight approach to parenting. He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx.

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Website: Mindsight Institute
Website: Mindful Awareness Research Center
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