Dan Siegel on the Teen Brain

Dan Siegel on his newest book, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

  • Venue: Palo Alto
  • Date: October 18, 2013

Inward Bound Mindfulness Education is excited to host a public talk for Dan Siegel’s newest book, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain.

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is an internationally acclaimed author, award-winning educator, and child psychiatrist. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he also serves as a co-investigator at the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions and communities. His books include Mindsight, The Developing Mind, The Mindful Brain, The Mindful Therapist, Parenting From the Inside Out, and The Whole-Brain Child. For more information on Dr. Siegel’s work, please visit DrDanSiegel.com.

About Brainstorm: Between the ages of 15 and 25, people’s brains change in important, and oftentimes maddening, ways. It’s no wonder that many parents approach their child’s adolescence with fear and trepidation. According to renowned neuropsychiatrist Daniel Siegel, however, if parents and teens can work together to form a deeper understanding of the brain science behind all the tumult, they will be able to turn conflict into connection and form a deeper understanding of one another.

“Brainstorm is eye-opening and inspiring, a great gift to us all—teens, parents of teens, and anyone who wants a full and rich life on this planet. Daniel Siegel shows how the supposed downsides of the teen years all have upsides, and that the lessons for living that await teens are ones any of us, at any age, can learn from.”—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence.