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Digital Seminar

Pandemic and Panic: Facing Viral Realities and Viral Fears

Gabor Maté, MD
48 Minutes
Audio and Video
Jun 05, 2020
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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's Profile

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Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Criminology

Simon Fraser University

Gabor Maté MD, is a renowned speaker, and bestselling author. Dr. Gabor Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.

As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction; When the Body Says No; The Cost of Hidden Stress; and Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, and co-authored Hold on to Your Kids.

Dr. Maté is the co-founder of Compassion for Addiction, a new non-profit that focuses on addiction. He is also an advisor of Drugs over Dinner.

An adjunct professor in the Faculty of Simon Fraser University, Dr. Maté has received the Hubert Evans Prize for Literacy Non-Fiction; an Outstanding Alumnus Award from Simon Fraser University, and the 2012 Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from Mothers Against Teen Violence.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Gabor Maté receives compensation as a presenter. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Gabor Maté has no relevant non-financial relationships.

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  1. Explore how to cultivate deeper therapeutic presence by bringing attention to what remains unexpressed in clients’ everyday awareness. 
  2. Identify the risk facts and the primary adaptations to stress and how it affects: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health.


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 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses
  • Psychiatrists



Overall:      5

Total Reviews: 1


Trina E

"Thanks for your insight on the anxiety during this time Gabor Mate"

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