Daniel J. Siegel

Daniel J. Siegel, MD, is clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and codirector of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. He is also the executive director of the Mindsight Institute, which offers online learning and in-person lectures 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. Daniel has published extensively for professional audiences, and his book Mindsight offers an accessible, in-depth exploration of the power of the mind to integrate the brain and promote well-being.


Resources

  • Mindfulness for a Happier, Healthy Brain—and Life

    Daniel J. Siegel, a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, has taken the Buddhist practice of mindfulness, or awareness, and tied it to the science of the brain.

  • How Mindfulness Works

    Our hard-wired tendency to avoid pain actually causes much of our suffering, says Ronald D. Siegel, professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. To counteract avoidance, he recommends the practice of mindfulness.

  • Clinical Intuition at Play

    Every psychotherapist relies on flashes, hunches, gut feelings, body experiences, or behavioral impulses, says clinical psychologist Terry Marks-Tarlow.

  • Turning Point Q&A with Daniel Siegel

    Daniel J. Siegel, MD, is clinical professor of psychiatry at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and executive director of the Mindsight® Institute....