Dr. Gabor Maté
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Dr. Gabor Maté

Speaker, Author, Healer, Canada

Dr. Gabor Maté

Dr. Gabor Maté is a renowned speaker and bestselling author, recognized for his expertise in addiction, stress, childhood development, and his innovative therapeutic approach, Compassionate Inquiry, with over 20 years of medical experience and numerous accolades including the Order of Canada.

About Dr. Gabor Maté

Dr. Gabor Maté is a renowned speaker, bestselling author, and an expert in various complex fields such as addiction, stress, childhood development, and the relationship between stress and illness. Rather than proposing superficial solutions, Dr. Maté combines scientific research, case histories, and personal insights to present a comprehensive perspective that encourages self-healing and empowerment. His approach is rooted in over 20 years of experience in family practice, palliative care, and working with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness in Vancouver’s Downtown East Side.

The author of four bestselling books translated into over thirty languages, Dr. Maté has received numerous accolades, including the Order of Canada and the Civic Merit Award from Vancouver. His works include titles such as “In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction” and “When the Body Says No; The Cost of Hidden Stress.” He is also the co-developer of Compassionate Inquiry, a therapeutic approach studied by professionals worldwide. Dr. Maté’s upcoming books include “The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness & Healing in a Toxic Culture,” due in September 2022, and “Hello Again: A Fresh Start for Parents and Their Adult Children,” expected in 2023.

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When I am sharply judgmental of any other person, it's because I sense or see reflected in them some aspect of myself that I don't want to acknowledge.

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