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When the World Won't Hold Us

Finding Agency in the Suffering

Gabor Maté • 8/26/2020

In this time of uncertainty and turmoil, it’s crucial to recognize that suffering and trauma are not the same thing.

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Understanding Grief as an Antidote to Trauma

Gabor Maté on Making Sense of Troubling Times

Gabor Maté • 8/12/2020

These days, many of us are feeling increasingly anxious and upset. But how do we know whether we're experiencing trauma, or just grieving? And how can we support our clients during these difficult times? Gabor Maté offers an optimistic take.

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VIDEO: Gabor Maté on Making Sense of Our Pain

Finding a Pathway to Compassion for Ourselves and Others

Gabor Maté • 6/24/2020

What can we do to do to address the overwhelming anxiety in our lives right now? What can we do to be kinder to ourselves, to be in a better position to effect positive change, as therapists and as human beings? Physician, trauma expert, and bestselling author Gabor Maté offers his perspective.

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VIDEO: Gabor Maté on Expanding Our Vision for Mental Health Care

Treating a Social Malaise

Gabor Maté • 11/27/2019

According to physician and author Gabor Maté, too many healthcare professionals take a biological, individualized approach to treating mental health issues, like anxiety, depression, and addiction, that fails to account for myriad environmental factors. In this clip from his Networker Symposium keynote address, he makes the case for a more expansive form of care.

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Inside the Ayahuasca Experience

Gabor Maté on When Shamanism Meets Psychotherapy

Gabor Maté • 10/11/2019

By Gabor Maté - Several years ago, I began to receive inquiries about what I knew regarding the use of ayahuasca in the healing of addiction. Since then, I've developed deep respect for the collaborative power of shamanic medicine allied with the insights and practice of depth psychology. Respect may be too mild a word—awe hits closer to the mark.

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Healing as a Subversive Act

Highlights from Symposium 2019

Gabor Maté • 5/6/2019

In his opening keynote, Canadian physician Gabor Maté called on therapists to expand their frame of reference and recognize how their job is too often a kind of mopping up after the cruelties and injustices of the larger systems that shape our lives.

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Inside the Ayahuasca Experience

When Shamanism Meets Psychotherapy

Gabor Maté • 9/5/2018

A practitioner trained in the orthodox Western model of medicine develops a deep respect for the healing power of psychedelic plants and shamanism. What he discovers is not magic but an often astonishingly rapid pathway to self-realization.

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Understanding Grief as an Antidote to Trauma

Gabor Maté on Making Sense of Troubling Times

Gabor Maté • 8/12/2020

These days, many of us are feeling increasingly anxious and upset. But how do we know whether we're experiencing trauma, or just grieving? And how can we support our clients during these difficult times? Gabor Maté offers an optimistic take.

Daily Blog

VIDEO: Gabor Maté on Making Sense of Our Pain

Finding a Pathway to Compassion for Ourselves and Others

Gabor Maté • 6/24/2020

What can we do to do to address the overwhelming anxiety in our lives right now? What can we do to be kinder to ourselves, to be in a better position to effect positive change, as therapists and as human beings? Physician, trauma expert, and bestselling author Gabor Maté offers his perspective.

Daily Blog

VIDEO: Gabor Maté on Expanding Our Vision for Mental Health Care

Treating a Social Malaise

Gabor Maté • 11/27/2019

According to physician and author Gabor Maté, too many healthcare professionals take a biological, individualized approach to treating mental health issues, like anxiety, depression, and addiction, that fails to account for myriad environmental factors. In this clip from his Networker Symposium keynote address, he makes the case for a more expansive form of care.

Daily Blog

Inside the Ayahuasca Experience

Gabor Maté on When Shamanism Meets Psychotherapy

Gabor Maté • 10/11/2019

By Gabor Maté - Several years ago, I began to receive inquiries about what I knew regarding the use of ayahuasca in the healing of addiction. Since then, I've developed deep respect for the collaborative power of shamanic medicine allied with the insights and practice of depth psychology. Respect may be too mild a word—awe hits closer to the mark.

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When the World Won't Hold Us

Finding Agency in the Suffering

Gabor Maté • 8/26/2020

In this time of uncertainty and turmoil, it’s crucial to recognize that suffering and trauma are not the same thing.

Magazine Article

Healing as a Subversive Act

Highlights from Symposium 2019

Gabor Maté • 5/6/2019

In his opening keynote, Canadian physician Gabor Maté called on therapists to expand their frame of reference and recognize how their job is too often a kind of mopping up after the cruelties and injustices of the larger systems that shape our lives.

Magazine Article

Inside the Ayahuasca Experience

When Shamanism Meets Psychotherapy

Gabor Maté • 9/5/2018

A practitioner trained in the orthodox Western model of medicine develops a deep respect for the healing power of psychedelic plants and shamanism. What he discovers is not magic but an often astonishingly rapid pathway to self-realization.

Magazine Article
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Gabor Mate, 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. Mate 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. Mate 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.