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May. 13 - May. 19
United Kingdom - London

Dr. Maté will be speaking at the Breath of Life Conference in London and leading a 2 day workshop following the conference.   On May 13th, Dr. Mate will give a keynote address titled The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience.   On May 18th and 19th

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Nov. 6. 18 - Nov. 7. 18
Norway - Stavanger
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Nov. 24
Norway - Oslo

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

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Jan. 7. 18 - Jan. 14. 18
Costa Rica - Santa Cruz

Join Dr. Maté in Costa Rica January 7 – 14, 2018 for a unique experience in an intimate setting at Rythmia, an all-inclusive resort, for his workshop "When the Body Says No: Stress and the Mind / Body Unity in Health and Illness.

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Jun. 27. 18 - Jun. 28. 18
Ireland - Belfast

June 27th, 2018 - When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection June 28th, 2018 - Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

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Aug. 2. 18 - Aug. 3. 18
Australia - Melbourne

Aug 2 - Morning Plenary: Biology of Loss Aug 2 - Morning Keynote: Compassionate Inquiry Aug 2 - Afternoon Keynote: Compassionate Inquiry Aug 3 - Full day Master Class: Hungry Ghost

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Jun. 17
Jun. 1
Canada - Kelowna

Minding the Brain: Brain Injury’s Relationship to Depression, Anxiety and Addictions

Brain injury is a complicated issue for many reasons, firstly because the brain controls everything in our bodies – mental, emotional, physical and cognitive therefore each injury is unique.  Brain injury often presents with co-occurring...

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Jun. 1
Canada - Enderby

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

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Jun. 2
Canada - Vancouver

Prisoners of Childhood: Trauma and Mental Illness in Our Criminal Justice System

Presented by the West Coast Prison Justice Society with funding from the Law Foundation of BC This day-long collaborative conference will provide a forum for medical professionals to discuss ways that they can comply with the UN Mandela Rul...

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Jul. 17
Jul. 19
United States - Portland

The Biology of Loss: The Impact of Trauma on Physical, Mental and Behavioral Health, and the Path to Healing

Plenary 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. The Biology of Loss: The Impact of Trauma on Physical, Mental and Behavioral Health, and the Path to Healing This presentation outlines the mental health implications of early childhood emotional loss—whether...

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Jul. 23
United States - Santa Fe

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

Based on the book In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction Some topics that will be addressed:  • What happens chemically and physiologically in the brains of people with substance dependency or behavior addiction?...

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Jul. 27
United States - Charleston

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

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Sep. 17
Sep. 1 - Sep. 3
United States - Scotts Valley

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 emotional patterns that lead to addicti...

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Sep. 14
Canada - Edmonton

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...

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Sep. 16
Canada - Edmonton

Compassion Fatigue

In addition to a keynote address, Dr. Maté will do two afternoon workshops; Keynote -  Compassion Fatigue, 10:15am Breakout #1 - Psychologist's Role in the Opioid Crisis, 1:15pm  - 2:45pm Breakout #2 - When The Body Says No, 3:00pm  - ...

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Sep. 21
Canada - Chase

Topic to be Announced

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Sep. 22 - Sep. 23
Canada - Vancouver

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

September 22: 7:00pm - 9:00pm, evening talk September 23: 9:30am - 5:00pm, program 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-ch...

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Sep. 25
Canada - Abbotsford

Topic to be Announced

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Sep. 26
Canada - Delta

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

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Oct. 17
Oct. 14
United States - San Diego

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

Plenary: Disconnect and Dislocation: Addiction From a Relational Perspective 9:00am to 10:15am, including 15 minute Q&A Workshop: The Dynamics of Addiction: An Interactive Exploration (with Discussant Michael Barnett) 10:30am - 12:00pm ...

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Oct. 20
United States - Bellingham

When The Body Says No: Exploring the Stress Disease Connection

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Oct. 21
Canada - Vancouver

Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture / The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective / Compassion Fatigue / Peer Orientation

Four Workshops Time: 9:00 - 10:15: Fostering Resilience In A Stressed Culture 10:45 - 12noon: The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety, and Addictions from a New Perspective 12:30 - 1:45: Compassion Fatigue: Caring for our Ourselves while Ca...

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Nov. 17
Nov. 2
United States - Newport Beach

Topic to be Announced

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Nov. 3
United States - Scottsdale

Topic to be Announced

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Nov. 10
Canada - Timmins

Topic to be Announced

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Nov. 12
Canada - Toronto

Compassionate Inquiry Workshop

This workshop is a follow-up exclusively for participants who attended the Compassionate Inquiry 2-day training with Dr. Maté in November 2016 in Toronto. Bring your case studies, questions, and experiences with practicing Compassionate In...

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Nov. 13
Canada - Toronto

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...

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Nov. 16
Canada - Saskatoon

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

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Nov. 17
Canada - Calgary

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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Nov. 24
Norway - Oslo

Illness and Health in a Toxic Society

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 p...

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Dec. 17
Dec. 1 - Dec. 3
United States - Philo

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

Family relationships are often fraught with complexity, and the unique relationship between parent and child can be challenging well into adulthood. Father-and-son Dr. Gabor and Daniel Maté lead this candid and probing inquiry into what i...

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Dec. 4 - Dec. 5
United States - Philo

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 c...

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Jan. 18
Jan. 7. 18 - Jan. 14. 18
Costa Rica - Santa Cruz

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

Join Dr. Maté in Costa Rica January 7 – 14, 2018 for a unique experience in an intimate setting at Rythmia, an all-inclusive resort, for his workshop "When the Body Says No: Stress and the Mind / Body Unity in Health and Illness.

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Jan. 25. 18
Canada - Vancouver

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...

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Jan. 31. 18
United States - Glen Ellyn

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts / The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective

9am - 11am (registration required) Alexian Brother Behavioral Health Event Northern Illinois University 555 Trillium Blvd, Hoffman Estates 12pm - 1:45pm (no registration required) Glenbard Parent Series Myth of Normal - Understanding Anxiet...

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Mar. 18
Mar. 6. 18
Canada - Winnipeg

Neurobiology of Attachment & Trauma

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Apr. 18
Apr. 26. 18
United States - Orange County

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

Opening Keynote: 8am - 10am Workshop 10:15am - 5:45pm

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May. 18
May. 17. 18
United States - Bend

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

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Jun. 18
Jun. 6. 18 - Jun. 7. 18
Canada - Thunder Bay

The Myth of Normal & Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

June 6 - Evening Keynote June 7 - Full day workshop

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Jun. 8. 18
Canada - Toronto

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

This is a Mind-Body-Spirit Conference to celebrate holistic psychotherapy!  Here’s your opportunity to connect and study with like-minded therapists who want to bring the best of mind-body-sprit approaches to clinical practice.   Th...

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Jun. 23. 18
Canada - Vancouver

Topic to be Announced

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Jun. 27. 18 - Jun. 28. 18
Ireland - Belfast

When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection / Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

June 27th, 2018 - When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection June 28th, 2018 - Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

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Aug. 18
Aug. 1. 18
Australia - Melbourne

Private Event

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Aug. 2. 18 - Aug. 3. 18
Australia - Melbourne

Compassionate Inquiry

Aug 2 - Morning Plenary: Biology of Loss Aug 2 - Morning Keynote: Compassionate Inquiry Aug 2 - Afternoon Keynote: Compassionate Inquiry Aug 3 - Full day Master Class: Hungry Ghost

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Oct. 18
Oct. 23. 18
Canada - Sault Ste Marie

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

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Nov. 18
Nov. 6. 18 - Nov. 7. 18
Norway - Stavanger

Trauma and Addiction, Wounded Healer

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