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The Wisdom of Trauma – Gabor Mate


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The Need for Authenticity – Gabor Mate


Gabor Mate on the need for authenticity…… Expanding on some ideas from his book “When The Body Says No” Ideas like.. anger which is about protecting what is valuable, yet is regarded as “negative emotion” and suppressed, and that energy … Continue reading

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parental stress and it’s impact on kids – Gabor Mate


Canadian doctor and author  Gabor Mate on how stress experienced by parents impacts on children’s brain, emotional development and learning and biology – and how that comes to impact in later life on all areas of health and wellness. Short … Continue reading

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Dr Gabor Mate – Our Compulsive Society


Dr Gabor Mate interview with Steve Paiken on TVO’s The Agenda Steve Paiken asks… What’s the cause of adiction? ” In medicine it’s a mistake to try to attribe things to just one cause, but if there is one single, major, … Continue reading

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Dr Gabor Mate- the Hidden Costs of Stress on Health


Interview on TVO – Alan Gregg talks with Dr Gabor Maté talking about his book… When the Body Says No – the cost of hidden stress He talks about about the stress-emotion connection and the stress- immune connection – how our immune system … Continue reading

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Dr Gabor Mate – coming to Toronto – Apr 2012


Dr Gabor Mate – coming to Toronto Please note this page is for the 2012 conference…  for 2013 CDCC click here Child Development and Community Conference (CDCC) Toronto on April 13 and 14, 2012. Regulars here will by now have noticed … Continue reading

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Dr. Gabor Maté ~ Who We Are When We Are Not Addicted: The Possible Human


Dr Gabor Mate starts this talk in the best possible way: by confessing he does not know anything about the subject in the title, but that means it offers him the opprtunity to learn something new. And as he talks, … Continue reading

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Gabor Maté


Gabor Maté is a deep thinker and draws together ideas, research and practise from many disciplines winding them into a cogent and  simply described telling of the various ways we can be affected as emotional beings. He is a very readable  prolific … Continue reading

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That’s not ‘trauma’ that’s ‘traumatic’…


We have come to think and talk of traum as evil things that happend to us perpetrated by evil people. That’s a fairly new way of thinking about it, made up on the back of an envelope by a small number of people – you might be surprised where it comes from.
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What we hold inside…


“Trauma is not what happens to us but what we hold inside in absence of empathetic witnesses”. Peter Levine Continue reading

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