Thursday, December 06, 2012

Dr. Dan Siegel: Time-In: Reflection, Relationships, and Resilience at the Heart of Internal Education

Dr. Daniel Siegel presents "Time-In: Reflection, Relationships, and Resilience at the Heart of Internal Education," at the Garrison Institute's symposium The Art and Science of Contemplative Teaching and Learning, November, 2012.

dsiegel tDaniel J. Siegel, M.D. received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry.  He served as a National Institute of Mental Health Research Fellow at UCLA, studying family interactions with an emphasis on how attachment experiences influence emotions, behavior, autobiographical memory and narrative.

Dr. Siegel is currently clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and recipient of several honorary fellowships. Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization that focus on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes. He serves as the Medical Director of the LifeSpan Learning Institute and on the Advisory Board of the Blue School in New York City, which has built its curriculum around Dr. Siegel’s Mindsight approach.
Siegel, D. J., Siegel, M. W., & P., S. C. (2012). Internal Education and the Roots of Resilience: Relationships and Reflection as the New R’s of Education. 1-36. 
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