Daniel J. Siegel is a professor of psychiatry at UCLA and executive director of the Mindsight Institute. He is known for mindfulness and developing the field of Interpersonal Neurobiology. He is the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. Dr. Siegel is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is the Medical Director of the Lifespan Learning Institute and is on the Advisory Board of the Blue School in New York City.
Daniel J. Siegel was born in 1957. After high school, he attended the University of Southern California as an undergraduate before earning his medical degree from Harvard University in 1983. He completed his residency in the departments of psychiatry, pediatrics, and neuropsychiatry.
In 1997, he began teaching clinical psychiatry at UCLA. In 2001, his first book was published: The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are. In 2011, Dr. Dan Siegel had a featured presentation on GoodTherapy.org.
Dr. Dan’s training and work is with and benefits children, adolescents, and adults. He has received teaching awards and honorary fellowships. His work benefits interpersonal relationships. His work helps us to understand how our brains operate in relationships. Be inspired! Have a bright day!