We experience the epidemic both as objective reality we all share and as a subjective encounter with ourselves unique to each of us. This recording will explore what our response to the COVID reality can teach us about ourselves, how the anxieties it reveals, properly metabolized, can help fortify us for the coming new normal.
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Gabor Maté, MD, is a renowned speaker and bestselling author. Dr. Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.
His Compassionate Inquiry approach draws from his professional work as a physician as well as his personal experience, having suffered trauma as an infant in Nazi-occupied Hungary, and his adult struggles with behavioral addictions, depression, and an ADHD diagnosis.
As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books published in more than 20 languages on five continents, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction; When the Body Says No: Exploring The Stress/Disease Connection; and his newest book, The Myth of Normal.
Among other honors, Dr. Maté has received the Hubert Evans Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, an Outstanding Alumnus Award from Simon Fraser University, and the Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian distinction.
"Trauma is not what happens to us. It’s what happens inside of us as a result of what happens to us.”
Defining the current situation in terms of biopsychosocial stress and trauma models
Supporting clients through cultural stressors and how it’s different from individual stressors
Creating a healing narrative for clients in stress and traumatic situations
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