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Jan. 25. 20 - Feb. 1. 20
Costa Rica - Nosara

Stress is ubiquitous these days — it plays a role in the workplace, in the home, and virtually everywhere that people interact. It can take a heavy toll unless it is recognized and managed effectively and insightfully. Western medicine, in theory and practice, tends to treat mind and body as separate entities. This separation, which […]

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Aug. 19

Aug. 28
Canada - Hornby Island

Who Do You Think You Are: A Deep Dive Into the Self

"Who do you think you are?" is sometimes posed as a pejorative taunt. Asked of oneself with compassionate curiosity, it can lead to a revealing and even liberating inquiry. Who we think we are--or, more accurately, who we believe we are at ...

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Sep. 19

Sep. 5
Canada - New Westminster

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

For all our progress in understanding and treating mental illness, it continues to be a subject of misapprehension, prejudice and stigmatization. The reason for that may be not its strangeness but its familiarity. Very few individuals or fa...

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Sep. 13
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 This presentation, based on the best-selling Scattered Minds, Hold on To Your Kids, and In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts, outlines the menta...

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Sep. 20
Canada - Burnaby

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

For all our progress in understanding and treating mental illness, it continues to be a subject of misapprehension, prejudice and stigmatization. The reason for that may be not its strangeness but its familiarity. Very few individuals or fa...

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Oct. 19

Oct. 5
Canada - Vancouver

Topic To Be Announced

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Oct. 11
United States - Bellingham

Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

Many more children than in the past are diagnosed these days with various learning and behaviour difficulties and many have problems learning from negative experiences. Schools are also having to deal with an increasing incidence of bullyin...

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Oct. 17
Canada - Stratford

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

This workshop, based on the best-selling book In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts, draws on cutting-edge science to illuminate where and how addictions originate and what they have in common, whether the addiction is to drugs, alcohol, nicotine, ...

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Oct. 18
Canada - Montreal

The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial 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
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. 21
Canada - Toronto

Psychotherapy at a Crossroads: The Promise of Psychedelics and Plant Medicines

Shamanic practices employing psychedelic plants have been used as healing modalities in traditional cultures for hundreds of years and are now increasingly popularized in the industrialized advanced countries as well. In recent times, there...

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Oct. 24
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
United States - Rochester

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

For all our progress in understanding and treating mental illness, it continues to be a subject of misapprehension, prejudice and stigmatization. The reason for that may be not its strangeness but its familiarity. Very few individuals or fa...

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Nov. 22
Canada - Vancouver

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 Das once said, “If you thi...

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Dec. 19

Dec. 2
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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Jan. 20

Jan. 25. 20 - Feb. 1. 20
Costa Rica - Nosara

When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection

Stress is ubiquitous these days — it plays a role in the workplace, in the home, and virtually everywhere that people interact. It can take a heavy toll unless it is recognized and managed effectively and insightfully. Western medicine, i...

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