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February 2017

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Delta Hotels Grand Okanagan Resort, 1310 Water Street
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y9P3 Canada
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March 2017

The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
G.W Graham Middle-Secondary School,, 45955 Thomas Road
Chilliwack, British Columbia V2R 0B5 Canada
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Dr. Maté will be giving the keynote presentation on youth, substance use and harm reduction in Chilliwack from 6:30-7:30.

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Addiction, Trauma, & Brain Development: Working with Vulnerable Children & Youth / When The Body Says No: Preventing Caregiver Stress and Compassion Fatigue

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0G3 Canada
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Compassion Fatigue: Caring for Ourselves while Caring for Others / The Biology of Loss/ Hold On To Your Kids

March 7 @ 9:30 am - March 8 @ 11:00 am
The Holiday Inn – Yorkdale, 3450 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario M6A 2V1 Canada
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The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Substance Use and Addiction

March 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The 519, 519 Church Street
Toronto, Ontario M4Y 2C9 Canada
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A discussion on trauma informed care, harm reduction, and the clinical implications for front line health care and support service providers caring for people living with HIV who also experience mental health and substance use related concerns.

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The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

March 9 @ 8:30 am - 10:45 am
Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North, 350 W Wolf Point Plaza
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Dr. Maté will be delivering the keynote address for the Freud meets Buddha event in Chicago, followed by a book signing.

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Treatment of Addictions: Biopsychosocial, Developmental, and Mindful Approaches

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Madison Theatre at Molloy’s Rockville Centre Campus, 1000 Hempstead Ave
Rockville Centre, NY 11571 United States
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The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

March 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Connection: The Best Prevention for Suicide, and From Fort McMurray and Syria to Red Deer: Trauma, Dislocation and Addiction In A Stressed Culture

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Red Deer College, 100 College Boulevard
Red Deer, Alberta T4N 5H5 Canada
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The Biology of Loss

March 29 @ 10:45 am - 12:15 pm
The Act Theatre, 11944 Haney Place
Maple Ridge, British Columbia V2X 6G1 Canada
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Biopsychosocial View of Mental and Physical Illness

March 31
Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street
New Westminster, British Columbia V3M 1B6 Canada
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April 2017

Who You Are: Beyond Addiction

April 2 @ 8:30 pm - April 7 @ 12:00 pm
Esalen, 55000 Highway One
Big Sur, CA 93920 United States
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When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection, and The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction

April 7 @ 7:30 pm - April 9 @ 4:00 pm
CIIS, 1453 Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction / Health and Illness in a Toxic Culture

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Santa Clare University, Benson Hall, California Mission room, 500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053 United States
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The Hungry Ghost: Combining Science and Compassion in the Treatment of Addiction / The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective

April 19
Tropicana Hotel, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109 United States
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Working With Entheogens: Intention, Decoding, Processing, and Integration

April 20 @ 9:00 am - April 21 @ 10:00 am
Oakland Marriott City Centre, 1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Dr. Maté will be speaking at the Psychedelic Science Conference.

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The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How to Foster Resilience

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Salt Lake City Marriott City Center, 220 State St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 United States
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The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience

April 25 @ 3:15 pm - April 26 @ 11:45 am
Radisson Colonial Hotel, 2301 Colonial Dr.
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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Dr. Maté will be speaking at the Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect conference.

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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

April 27 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Haldeman Center 41, N Main Street
Hanover, NH 03755 United States
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Dr. Maté will be giving a keynote address, as well as a question and answer period, as part of an event that is being hosted by Dartmouth College.

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The Winding Road of Addiction: Hope on the Horizon

April 28 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
Seaport World Trade Center, 1 Seaport Ln
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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May 2017

The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience

May 13 - May 19
Regent’s University London, Inner Circle, Regent’s Park
London, NW1 4NS United Kingdom
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Dr. Maté will be speaking at the Breath of Life Conference in London and leading a 2 day workshop following the conference. The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience This presentation, based on the best-selling Scattered Minds, Hold on To Your Kids, and In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts, outlines the mental health implications of early childhood emotional loss, whether due to abuse in the family or simply of stress on the parents, on the subsequent…

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Social Action and Clinical Process

May 26
Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard St W
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z4 Canada
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The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Addiction from Heroin to Workaholism

May 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Arden Park Hotel, 552 Ontario Street
Stratford, Ontario N5A 3J3 Canada
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June 2017

Brain Injury and it’s co-occurring issues: Mental Health, Additions, Homelessness and Violence

June 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Ramada Hotel, 2170 Harvey Avenue
Kelowna, British Columbia V1Y 6G8 Canada
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Topic to be Announced

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Bridge and Enrich, 718 East 20th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia V5V 1N3 Canada
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July 2017

Topic to be announced

July 19
Venue to be announced, Portland, OR United States + Google Map

The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

July 23
The auditorium at the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA), 83 Avan Nu Po Road
Santa Fe, NM 87508 United States
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In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Gaillard Performance Center, 40 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29403 United States
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September 2017

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

September 1 - September 3
1440 Multiversity, 800 Bethany Drive
Scotts Valley, CA 95066 United States
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Compassionate Inquiry

September 14 @ 8:00 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
Edmonton, AB, Edmonton, Alberta Canada + Google Map

Trauma/Addiction

September 21
Kamloops, BC, Kamloops, British Columbia Canada + Google Map

Hello Again: A Fresh Start for Parents and Their Adult Children

September 22 - September 23
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1H4 Canada
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October 2017

Disconnect and Dislocation: Addiction From a Relational Perspective and The Dynamics of Addiction: An Interactive Exploration

October 14
Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Topic To Be Announced

October 18 - October 19
Venue to be Announced, Morgantown, WY United States + Google Map

When The Body Says No: Exploring the Stress Disease Connection

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Penticton Secondary School, 158 Eckhardt Avenue E.
Penticton, BC V2A 1Z3 Canada
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November 2017

Topic to be Announced

November 1
Venue to be Announced, Newport Beach, CA United States + Google Map

Topic to be Announced

November 3 - November 4
Scottsdale, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ United States + Google Map

Compassionate Inquiry

November 13 - November 14
Toronto, ON, Toronto, Ontario Canada + Google Map

Addiction, Trauma and Healing

November 16
Venue to be Announced, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada + Google Map

Toxic Culture: why our children are ailing

November 17
Venue to be announced, Calgary, Alberta Canada + Google Map

Illness and Health in a Toxic Society

November 24
Hotel Bristol, Kristian IV's gate 7
Oslo, 0164 Norway
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Dr. Maté's talk Illness and Health in a Toxic Society covers the topics of Trauma, AD(H)D, Addiction and the stress disease connection. Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them. Find out more: https://www.iopt.no/2-days-in-oslo/

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January 2018

When the Body Says No: Stress and the Mind/Body Unity in Health and Illness

January 7, 2018 - January 14, 2018
Rythmia Life Advancement Center, Hacienda Pinilla
Santa Cruz, Provincia de Guanacaste Costa Rica
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May 2018

Why Children Are Stressed, Why Parents and Teachers Are Disempowered and How To Restore a Healthy Balance in Adult-Child Relationships, and The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective

May 17, 2018
Riverhouse Convention Center, 2850 NW Rippling River Court
Bend, OR United States
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October 2018

Troubled Kids and Disempowered Adults: Restoring Resilience in a Stressed Culture

October 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Quattro Hotel and Conference Centre, 229 Great Northern Road
Sault Ste Marie, Ontario P6B 4Z2 Canada
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November 2018

Trauma and Addiction, Wounded Healer

November 6, 2018 - November 7, 2018
Venue to be announced, Stavanger, Norway + Google Map
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