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Apr. 17

Apr. 20. 17 - Apr. 21. 17
United States - Oakland

Working With Entheogens: Intention, Decoding, Processing, and Integration / From Jungle To “Civilization”: How Plant Medicines Can Promote Health In a Toxic Culture

Dr. Maté will be speaking at the Psychedelic Science Conference. APRIL 20TH 9:00-11:30am - Working With Entheogens: Intention, Decoding, Processing, and Integration APRIL 21ST TOPIC: 2:00 - 3:00pm - From Jungle To "Civilization": How Plan...

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Apr. 25. 17 - Apr. 26. 17
United States - Helena

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

Dr. Maté will be speaking at the Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect conference. APRIL 25 3:15-4:45pm - Closing keynote APRIL 26 8:30-10:00am Breakout

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Apr. 27. 17
United States - Hanover

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

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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Apr. 28. 17
United States - Boston

Beyond The Disease Model: Trauma and Stress in the Genesis and Healing of Addiction

Dr. Maté will be speaking at the Massachusetts Medical Society's Annual Education Program, titled "The Winding Road of Addiction: Hope on the Horizon".

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May. 17

May. 13. 17 - May. 19. 17
United Kingdom - London

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

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 ...

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May. 26. 17
Canada - Toronto

Social Action and Clinical Process

Dr. Maté will do a plenary keynote on the intersection of clinical psychotherapy practice, social action and social consciousness. Register: www.iiba-conference.org

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May. 27. 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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Jun. 17

Jun. 1. 17
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. 17
Canada - Enderby

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

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Jun. 2. 17
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. 17
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. 17
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. 17
United States - Charleston

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Keynote presentation and Q&A

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Sep. 17

Sep. 1. 17 - Sep. 3. 17
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. 17
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. 17
Canada - Edmonton

Compassion Fatigue

In addition to a keynote address, Dr. Maté will do two afternoon workshops; Keynote -  Compassion Fatigue. 10:15am Breakout #1 - How can Psychologists Meet the Opioid Crisis Challenge? 1:15pm  - 2:45pm Breakout #2 - When The Body Says ...

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Sep. 21. 17
Canada - Chase

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Workshop

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Sep. 22. 17 - Sep. 23. 17
Canada - Vancouver

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

September 22: 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Public Event) 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-c...

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Sep. 25. 17
Canada - Abbotsford

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

230 pm to 415 pm - Public Keynote on prisoners of childhood: reconciling justice with trauma history, healing and resilience

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Sep. 26. 17
Canada - Tsawwassen (Delta)

The Myth of Normal

Keynote for Delta Division of Family Practice

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Oct. 17

Oct. 4. 17
Canada - Mission

Finding Calm in the Storm: Resilience, Illness & Healing in a Toxic Culture

7pm - Keynote presentation

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Oct. 13. 17
United States - San Diego

Aloneness in Traumatization; Examining the Family Role in Healing Trauma and Addiction. Based on Hungry Ghosts

7:15pm - Panel discussion and interview with Steve Sawyer. Ffacilitated by Liz Deardorff. 8:45pm - Book signing

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Oct. 14. 17
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. 17
United States - Bellingham

When The Body Says No: Exploring the Stress Disease Connection *Event is Sold Out*

8:20 - 8:30: Opening remarks 8:30 - 10: Mind/body unity as explained by modern science (psychoneuroimmunology) & Nature of stress and its physiological consequences. 10:15 - 11:45: Loss of Control, Uncertainty; and Conflict & How ea...

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Oct. 21. 17
Canada - Vancouver

Fostering Resilience / Myth of Normal / Compassion Fatigue / Peer Orientation

Addiction, health, childhood development expert Dr. Gabor Maté will present four workshops: 9:00 - 10:15: Fostering Resilience In A Stressed Culture 10:45 - 12noon: The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety, and Addictions from a New Perspec...

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Nov. 17

Nov. 2. 17
United States - Newport Beach

Hungry Ghost & Myth of Normal

9:00 - 10:30 - Keynote: The Hungry Ghost: Combining Science and Compassion in the Treatment of Addiction   2:00 - 3:30 -  Keynote: The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective  

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Nov. 3. 17
Canada - Langley

Topic to be Announced

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Nov. 3. 17
United States - Paradise Valley

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: A Conversation with Joe Polish

3:45pm - 4:30pm 45min Q&A with Joe Polish

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Nov. 4. 17
United States - Los Angeles

In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Format 10am Session: Hold On To Your Kids 1pm: In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts

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Nov. 10. 17
Canada - Timmins

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

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Nov. 12. 17
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 Compassio...

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Nov. 13. 17
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. 17
Canada - Saskatoon

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

Addiction expert Dr. Gabor Maté will present a full day workshop for the Qu'Appelle Haven Safe Shelter: The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism. Morning Session- 9:30am - 12pm (15min brea...

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Nov. 17. 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. 17. 17
Canada - Calgary

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 brains reward pathways develop and where the emotional patterns that lead to addic...

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Nov. 24. 17
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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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

Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a connection between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer’s disease? Is there such a thing as a “cancer personality”? Dr. Maté will share his scientific research and decades...

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Jan. 25. 18 - Jan. 26. 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 practitioner unveils the level of consciousness, me...

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Mar. 18

Mar. 5. 18 - Mar. 6. 18
Canada - Winnipeg

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

Addiction, trauma, attachment expert Dr. Gabor Maté will provide an evening keynote and full day workshop on Neurobiology of Trauma: The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection . Overarching: Restoring Wholeness: The Connection between Neuroscienc...

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Mar. 7. 18 - Mar. 8. 18
Canada - Blood Reserve

The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism / The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience

March 7, time TBA -  Morning youth presentation March 8 9:15am-11am - Keynote address

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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

8am - 10am, Opening Keynote 10:15am - 12:15pm, Presentation 2:15pm - 3:45pm, Presentation 4:15pm - 4:45pm, Q & A 4:45pm - 5:45pm, Closing  

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Apr. 27. 18
United States - Oakland

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

9:30am - 1pm - The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience, including Q&A

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May. 18

May. 10. 18
Canada - Langley

Topic to be Announced

Private event through Fraser Health.

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May. 17. 18
United States - Bend

Peer Orientation: 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

8am - 12noon: Peer Orientation: Why Children Are Stressed, Why Parents and Teachers Are Disempowered and How To Restore a Healthy Balance in Adult-Child Relationships 1pm - 3:30pm: The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from...

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May. 25. 18 - May. 27. 18
Canada - Victoria

Compassionate Inquiry

Tickets for the in-person event are sold out Tickets are now on sale for a livestream of these 2 events: -Friday evening Keynote -Saturday and Sunday Workshop on Compassionate Inquiry (which includes Friday evening) Friday - Evening Keynote...

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May. 29. 18 - May. 30. 18
United States - New York

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

Tuesday May 29 Venue: The Assemblage NoMad -  114 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010 7:30pm-9pm: Keynote - The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective Wednesday May 30 Venue: The Assemblage / 17 John ...

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May. 31. 18
United States - New York

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

Shifting the Addiction Paradigm Conference 1:30pm - 3:30pm  The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism 3:45pm - 4:30pm  Q & A

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Jun. 18

Jun. 2. 18
United States - Boston

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

9:30am - 10:30am  When the Body Says No: Trauma, Physical Illness and Self Care 1:45pm - 3:45pm  When the Body Says No: Interactive Workshop

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Jun. 4. 18 - Jun. 5. 18
Canada - Fort Francis

The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience / The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

Dr. Gabor Maté, addiction expert, will present In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts to front line workers in the area of mental health and addictions that represent the 10 First Nation Communities around Fort Frances Ontario. June 4 8:30 - 9:30a...

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

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

Evening Keynote  - June 6, 7pm - 9pm (Victoria Inn, 555 West Arthur Street, Thunder Bay) Topic: Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture Many more children than in the past are diagnosed these days with various learning and behaviour dif...

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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. The confe...

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Jun. 22. 18

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

8:30am - 9:35am Keynote (via Zoom Video Conference): The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

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

Beyond The Medical Model: A Biopsychosocial View of Attention Deficit Disorder and other Childhood Developmental Disorders / When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection / Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture / The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

June 27th, 2018 11am - 12:30pm Beyond The Medical Model: A Biopsychosocial View of Attention Deficit Disorder and other Childhood Developmental Disorders 2pm-3:30pm When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection Ju...

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Jun. 30. 18 - Jul. 1. 18
Ireland - Cork

The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience / The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism / Peer Orientation: Why Children Are Stressed, Why Parents and Teachers Are Disempowered and How To Restore a Healthy Balance in Adult-Child Relationships / Illness & Health in a Toxic Society / When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection

June 30: 8am - Book signing 9am - The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience 1pm - Book signing 1:30pm - The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workah...

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Aug. 18

Aug. 1. 18
Australia - Melbourne

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

Private Event

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Aug. 2. 18 - Aug. 3. 18
Australia - South Wharf

The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience / Compassionate Inquiry / The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

Addiction expert Dr. Gabor Maté will provide several presentations: Aug 2, 10am-11am - Morning Plenary: The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience Aug 2, 11:30am-1pm - Morning Keynote: Comp...

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Sep. 18

Sep. 12. 18
Canada - Vancouver

Topic to be Announced

This is an invitation only event.

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Sep. 19. 18
Turkey - Istanbul

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

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Sep. 22. 18 - Sep. 30. 18
Hungary - Budapest

Beyond Addiction

9am - 6pm Daily Do you want to be the best version of yourself? Join us at this 9 day immersion course in Budapest to connect deeply with others, cultivate healthy habits, explore the root cause of addiction, make peace with your past, gain...

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Sep. 26. 18
Hungary - Budapest

Topic to be Announced

Private Event

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Oct. 18

Oct. 2. 18 - Oct. 3. 18
Romania - Bucharest

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

October 2, 2018 9am - 4pm When The Body Says No: Mind/Body Unity and the Stress-Disease Connection October 3, 2018 9am - 4pm The Hungry Ghost: A Biospsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism

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Oct. 19. 18
Canada - Delta

Peer Orientation: Why Children Are Stressed, Why Parents and Teachers Are Disempowered and How To Restore a Healthy Balance in Adult-Child Relationships / Compassion Fatigue: Caring for our Ourselves while Caring for Others / Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

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Oct. 26. 18 - Oct. 27. 18
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. 18
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. 18
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. 18
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. 18 - Nov. 7. 18
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. 18
Canada - Vancouver

Biopsychosocial Model of Care Delivery

Private Event.

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Nov. 16. 18 - Nov. 18. 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. 18
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. 18
Canada - Edmonton

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. 27. 18
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. 18
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 - Jan. 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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Jan. 30

Attachment and Addiction

Essential to EPP’s success in breaking into one of the most archaic institutions of America - the criminal justice system - is its fundamentally compassionate approach to how human beings grow and heal, starting with attachment. EPP uses ...

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Feb. 19

Feb. 26
Canada - Prince George

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

For twelve years Dr. Maté was the staff physician at a clinic for drug-addicted people in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, where he worked with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver...

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Feb. 28
Canada - Vancouver

From Individual to Community: Changing the Narrative of Healing

EVENT NOW SOLD OUT. Addiction in mainstream Western terms is seen as an individual problem, whether of “bad” behavior or of inherited disease. This approach separates the mind from the body and the individual from the environment. By co...

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Mar. 19

Mar. 3 - Mar. 8
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 - Mar. 10
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) ***NOTE: This event will be held at First Unit...

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Mar. 11
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
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. 22 - Mar. 24
United States - Washington

The Myth of Normal in an Insane Culture / Compassionate Inquiry / Psychedelics in Modern Healing / The Myth of the Unitary Self

The Myth of Normal in an Insane Culture: A family physician for over three decades, Gabor Maté has become a leading voice for the destigmatization and compassionate treatment of mental health and addiction. He's the author of four bestsell...

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Mar. 28
United States - Baltimore

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

For twelve years Dr. Maté was the staff physician at a clinic for drug-addicted people in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, where he worked with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver...

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Mar. 29
United States - New York City

Fighting Shadows: Rage, Hatred and Racism Within Ourselves and Without

In these times of fraught politics, spasmodic violence and increasing polarization, we can all too easily perceive ourselves as isolated and beleaguered, the values we cherish as under assault. To find effective ways of being and acting we ...

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Mar. 30
United States - New York

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

When the Body Says No: 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 insightful...

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Apr. 19

Apr. 1
United States - Traverse City

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

Based on the book In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction For twelve years Dr. Maté was the staff physician at a clinic for drug-addicted people in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, where he worked with patients chall...

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Apr. 15
United States - San Francisco

Taming the Hungry Ghost: Trauma and Addiction / Science Meets Shamanism: Psychedelic Modalities in the Light of Modern Research

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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Apr. 29
United States - Keystone

Topic To Be Announced

This is a private event.

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Jun. 19

Jun. 11
United Kingdom - Glasgow

Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture / The Hungry Ghost: A Biopsychosocial Perspective on Addiction, from Heroin to Workaholism.

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 ...

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Jun. 13
United Kingdom - Westminster

Why We Get Sick: the Hidden Connection Between Stress and Disease

Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a connection between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer’s disease? Is there such a thing as a "cancer personality"? In this talk, Dr. Maté will share his insights into how dis...

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Jun. 14
United Kingdom - Westminster

Why We Get Sick: the Hidden Connection Between Stress and Disease

Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a connection between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer’s disease? Is there such a thing as a "cancer personality"? One of the world’s most sought after and celebrated physic...

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Jun. 15
United Kingdom - London

Returning to Ourselves: Trauma and Resilience

What is meant by trauma? Many people are not unwell enough to be hospitalised but continue to struggle at work, in relationships and socially. Clinical intervention is more likely to involve medication or limited therapies - but just what w...

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Jun. 18
Peru - Iquitos

Ayahuasca Retreat With Dr. Gabor Maté And Richard Condon

We invite you to join us in a truly groundbreaking program of deep healing, individual transformation and personal mastery. This very special retreat will be a powerful synthesis of ancient Amazon healing traditions with pioneering ontologi...

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Jul. 19

Jul. 5
Canada - Toronto

Peer Orientation: Why Children are Stressed, Why Parents and Teachers Are Disempowered and How To Restore a Healthy Balance in Adult-Child Relationships / Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

Opening keynote: 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 b...

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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

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

PRIVATE EVENT. 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, outl...

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Sep. 20
Canada - Burnaby

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

Please note, this is a private event, not open to the public. 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 i...

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Oct. 19

Oct. 5
Canada - Vancouver

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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Oct. 11
United States - Bellingham

Fostering Resilience in a Stressed Culture

PLEASE NOTE: THE EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT 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 ...

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