Daniel J. Siegel 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
He is also the Executive Director of the
Mindsight Institute, an educational organization
that focuses on how the development of mindsight
in individuals, families and communities
can be enhanced by examining the interface
of human relationships and basic biological
Daniel Siegel's latest book is titled "
Mindsight - Change your Brain and Your Life"
Below is a video clip via the You
Tube server featuring Dr. Siegel
speaking about Mindsight.
- Change Your Brain and Your Life
Using easy to understand language Daniel
Siegel shows us how our minds work and what
the most likely causes are for our thoughts,
feelings and emotions.
He provides supporting case studies and
offers practical steps to change those thoughts,
feelings and emotions which no longer serve
This book has been on the
best seller list at Phoenix for over a year.
Daniel Siegel combines
the ancient practice of Mindfulness with
the scientific rigour of brain research
to determine how and why a mindulness practice
alters our brain chemistry and from there
our physical and mental well-being. More....
Science research into brain development
has shown that at various stages of our
lives our brain takes on new functions.
Often the new function's development is
reliant on our relationships with carers
Daniel Siegel shows how our lives with
others directly impacts the 'life' within
our brain.... more
from the Inside Out
How often do you hear yourself say something
to a child and think ' I sound just like
my parents" .. Daniel Siegel and mary
Hartzell explore how our childhood experiences
impact the way we parent.
They offer ideas and processes to work
with so you can integrate your life story
into a rich and healthy parenting style.