Dr. Dan Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine, and a founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He's talso he executive director of Mindsight Institute, which focuses on the development of “mindsight” while teaching insight, empathy, and integration to individuals, families, and communities. He's the founding editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, which currently contains over 70 textbooks.
Dan has published extensively for both professional and lay audiences. Several of his books are NY Times bestsellers, including Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence... Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human... and Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain. His other books include The Developing Mind... Mindsight... and The Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology. Dan has also co-authored several books with Tina Payne Bryson, PhD, including The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline.