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Nov. 6 - Nov. 7
Norway - Stavanger

Addiction expert Gabor Maté will provide this presentation for Norway's ‘Schizophrenia Days’ event, designed to promote openness, antistigma, involvement, and a new understanding of mental health issues. Dr. Maté will provide a plenary lecture and a pre-conference seminar. Date: November 6th, 2018 Format & Time: 3 hour Pre-Conference Seminar, 12pm-3pm Topics: When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity […]

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Jun. 15. 19
United Kingdom - Hammersmith, London

Full day workshop

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Jan. 12. 19 - Jan. 19. 19
Costa Rica - Nosara

Four two hour classes. Daily Schedule: 7-8am: optional yoga 7:30-9am: breakfast 10-noon: class hours 12:30-1:30pm: lunch 2-4pm: class hours 6-7:30pm: dinner 8-10pm: evening events

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Nov. 30
United States - Sacramento

Over three days, in separate events aimed at different audiences, Gabor will present current research-based findings that help us to gain new insights into the origin and treatment of addiction. Family members will learn to better understand and relate to each other, and get to the core of dysfunction that interferes with long-term recovery. Mental […]

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Nov. 1
United Kingdom - London

Contrary to what is often claimed, the source of addictions is not to be found in genes, but in the early childhood environment where the neurobiology of the brain's reward pathways develops and where the emotional patterns that lead to addiction are wired into the unconscious. Stress, both then and later in life, creates the […]

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Oct. 26 - Oct. 27
United States - New York

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

Oct 26th, 7pm-9pm: 2-hour public event Oct 27th, 10am-5pm: day-long workshop Father-and-son Gabor and Daniel Maté lead this candid and probing inquiry into what it means to outgrow and transform past-based dynamics in adult parent-child re...

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Oct. 26
United States - New York City

Trauma, Impaired Attachments, and Fostering Resilience: Beyond The Medical Model

Diagnoses such as ADHD, depression, anxiety and addictions are rising amongst our youth. The conventional medical model looks at these dysfunctions as biological diseases to be treated with pharmacology and/or behavior modification. This ta...

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Oct. 29
United States - Philadelphia

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

Morning Venue: International House, 3717 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 Afternoon Venue: Community Behavioral Health: 801 Market St #7000, Philadelphia, PA 19107 For twelve years Dr. Maté was the staff physician at a clinic for drug-...

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Nov. 18

Nov. 1
United Kingdom - London

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

Contrary to what is often claimed, the source of addictions is not to be found in genes, but in the early childhood environment where the neurobiology of the brain's reward pathways develops and where the emotional patterns that lead to add...

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Nov. 6 - Nov. 7
Norway - Stavanger

When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection / The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

Addiction expert Gabor Maté will provide this presentation for Norway's ‘Schizophrenia Days’ event, designed to promote openness, antistigma, involvement, and a new understanding of mental health issues. Dr. Maté will provide a ple...

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Nov. 13
Canada - Vancouver

Biopsychosocial Model of Care Delivery

Private Event.

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Nov. 16 - Nov. 18
Canada - Vancouver

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

Friday Evening  (public event)  7:00pm - 9:30pm SFU Woodward Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema Saturday (full-day workshop)  9:30am - 5:00pm SFU Woodward World Arts Studio Sunday Morning (workshop)  9:30am - 1:00pm SFU Woodward World Arts Studi...

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Nov. 20
Canada - Vancouver

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

CapU Speaker Series presents Gabor Maté: In the Realm of Hungry Ghost: Close Encounters with Addiction.

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Nov. 22
Canada - Edmonton

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

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Nov. 27
Canada - Richmond

Taming the Hungry Ghost: Science and Compassion in the Healing of Addictions.

Contrary to what is often claimed, the source of addictions is not to be found in genes, but in the early childhood environment where the neurobiology of the brain’s reward pathways develops and where the emotional patterns that lead to a...

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Nov. 30
United States - Sacramento

Not ‘Why the Addiction’ but ‘Why the Pain?’ / Addiction: Healing and Rebuilding Trust in the Whole Family / Healing the Addicted Family; Healing the Healer.

Over three days, in separate events aimed at different audiences, Gabor will present current research-based findings that help us to gain new insights into the origin and treatment of addiction. Family members will learn to better understan...

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Jan. 19

Jan. 12. 19 - Jan. 19. 19
Costa Rica - Nosara

Topic to be Announced

Four two hour classes. Daily Schedule: 7-8am: optional yoga 7:30-9am: breakfast 10-noon: class hours 12:30-1:30pm: lunch 2-4pm: class hours 6-7:30pm: dinner 8-10pm: evening events

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Feb. 19

Feb. 26. 19
Canada - Prince George

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

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Feb. 28. 19
Canada - Vancouver

Topic to be Announced

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Mar. 19

Mar. 3. 19 - Mar. 8. 19
United States - Scotts Valley

Beyond Spiritual Bypass: Compassionate Inquiry Meets Kundalini

The program will feature Gabor’s unique therapeutic work and teaching, Compassionate Inquiry, joined by yoga practices led by a colleague and friend, highly experienced yoga teacher, Sat Dharam Kaur. We will explore emotional realities an...

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Mar. 8. 19 - Mar. 10. 19
United States - San Francisco

When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection / The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective

Friday, 7pm-9pm: Conversation/interview about life & work (Register here for Friday conversation: https://www.ciis.edu/public-programs/public-programs-event-calendar/mate-gabor-convo-ss19) Saturday Workshop, 10am-5pm: When The Body Say...

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Mar. 11. 19
United States - San Francisco

Walking Toward Hope

Join Gabor and Jenara Nerenberg in an intimate conversation on transforming personal and societal traumas in this challenging time. Hear first-hand stories from Gabor's own life, how he reconciles the hopes of his family and his life's work...

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Mar. 12. 19
United States - San Francisco

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Contrary to what is often claimed, the source of addictions is not to be found in genes, but in the early childhood environment where the neurobiology of the brain’s reward pathways develops and the where the emotional patterns that lead ...

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Mar. 21. 19 - Mar. 24. 19
United States - Washington

Topic to be Announced

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Mar. 28. 19
United States - Baltimore

Topic to be Announced

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Mar. 30. 19
United States - New York

Topic to be Announced

Overarching: The World Congress on Complex Trauma: Research, Interventions, and Innovations  

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Apr. 19

Apr. 1. 19
United States - Traverse City

Topic to be Announced

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Apr. 15. 19
United States - San Francisco

Taming the Hungry Ghost: Trauma and Addiction / Forward Into the Past: Shamanism as Modern Healing

Plenary: 9am - 10am - Taming the Hungry Ghost: Trauma and Addiction Q&A: 12pm - 12:30pm Workshop: 3pm - 5:00pm - Forward Into the Past: Shamanism as Modern Healing   Taming the Hungry Ghost: Trauma and Addiction Addiction is neit...

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Jun. 19

Jun. 15. 19
United Kingdom - Hammersmith, London

Topic to be Announced

Full day workshop

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Jul. 19

Jul. 5. 19
Canada - Toronto

Topic to be Announced

Half day keynote and workshop

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Sep. 19

Sep. 14. 19
United States - Orange County

The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience / Illness & Health in a Toxic Society

Plenary: The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience Workshop: Illness & Health in a Toxic Society

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Oct. 19

Oct. 11. 19
United States - Bellingham

Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

8:30am-4:30pm

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Oct. 17. 19
Canada - Stratford

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

9am - 4pm

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Oct. 18. 19
Canada - Montreal

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

Private event at McGill University Overarching Topic: Compassion, Addiction and Culture Change

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Oct. 18. 19
Canada - Toronto

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

Father-and-son Gabor and Daniel Maté lead this candid and probing inquiry into what it means to outgrow and transform past-based dynamics in adult parent-child relationships. The American teacher and author Ram Dass once said, "If you thin...

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Oct. 24. 19 - Oct. 25. 19
Canada - Winnipeg

Compassionate Inquiry

Compassionate Inquiry is a psychotherapeutic method developed by Dr. Gabor Maté that reveals what lies beneath the appearance we present to the world. Using Compassionate Inquiry, the therapist unveils the level of consciousness, mental cl...

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Nov. 19

Nov. 1. 19
United States - Rochester

Topic to be Announced

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Nov. 15. 19
Canada - Vancouver

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Dec. 19

Dec. 2. 19
Canada

Peer Orientation: Why Children are Stressed, Why Parents and Teachers are Disempowered and How to Restore a Healthy Balance in Adult-Child Relationships

Parenting and teaching are much harder these days than they used to be, and than they should be. In Hold On To Your Kids, Dr. Gabor Maté (with developmental psychologist Gordon Neufeld) forward a provocative and important view of why this ...

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