Missouri State University

Dan Siegel

Dan Siegel

Dr. Dan Siegel has published extensively for the professional audience.  He is the co-editor of the Handbook of Psychiatry and the author of numerous articles, chapters, and the internationally acclaimed text, The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (Guilford, 1999).  This book introduces the field of interpersonal neurobiology, and has been utilized by a number of clinical and research organizations worldwide, including the U.S. Department of Justice, The Vatican’s Pontifical Council for the Family, Microsoft and Google. The Developing Mind, Second Edition was published on March 14, 2012.  Dr. Siegel serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which now includes more than 20 textbooks.  His professional book, The Mindful Brain:  Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being (Norton, 2007), explores the nature of mindful awareness as a process that harnesses the social circuitry of the brain as it promotes mental, physical, and relational health. His latest professional text, The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician's Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration (Norton, 2010), explores the application of focusing techniques for the clinician’s own development, as well as their clients' development of mindsight and neural integration.  Dr. Siegel’s latest book is Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind

Dr. Siegel’s unique ability to make complicated scientific concepts easy to understand and exciting has led him to be invited to address diverse local, national and international groups of mental health professionals, neuroscientists, corporate leaders, educators, parents, public administrators, healthcare providers, policy-makers, and clergy. He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx. He lives in Southern California with his family. For more information, please visit: www.DrDanSiegel.com.