Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute.
Dr. Siegel's psychotherapy practice spans 30 years and he has authored three New York Times bestsellers: Brainstorm, and two books with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline. His other books include Mindsight, Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, The Developing Mind, Second Edition, The Mindful Therapist, The Mindful Brain, and Parenting from the Inside-Out (with Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.), and The Whole-Brain Child Workbook (with Tina Payne Bryson), and he is the founding editor of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. Dr. Siegel has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx.
Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, is a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist and the Executive Director of the Center for Connection in Pasadena, CA. She is also the co-author (with Dan Siegel) of two New York Times bestsellers: The Whole-Brain Child and No Drama-Discipline, along with The Whole-Brain Child Workbook. She keynotes conferences and conducts workshops for parents, educators, and clinicians all over the world. Dr. Bryson earned her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, and she lives near Los Angeles with her husband and three children. You can learn more about her at www.TinaBryson.com, where you can subscribe to her blog and read her articles about kids and parenting.