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Healing the Wounds of Trauma

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Gabor Maté, MD |  Bruce Perry, MD
3 Hours 32 Minutes
Sep 16, 2022
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FEATURING Dr. Gabor Maté comes an in-depth workshop based on his brand-new book The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, & Healing in a Toxic Culture – a riveting follow-up to In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts.

With SPECIAL GUEST Bruce Perry, MD, renowned child psychiatrist and co-author of the NYT Best-Selling What Happened to You? (with Oprah Winfrey) and The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog.

This all-new clinical workshop, based on the brand-new book The Myth of Normal, could powerfully shift your understanding of traumatic stress and how we, as therapists, can help people recover and heal.

Together, they’ll explore with you the most common misconceptions around trauma and chronic stress, how and why we get stuck, and the specific pathways to healing.

Gabor will specifically cover some of the most prevalent mental health diagnoses therapists are seeing today including: ADHD, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Self-Harm, ODD, Eating Disorders...

And how we should be treating them through the lens of developmental trauma.



This online program is worth 3.75 hours CPD.



Gabor Maté, MD's Profile

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Gabor Maté, MD, is a renowned speaker and bestselling author. Dr. Maté is highly sought after for his expertise on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development.

His Compassionate Inquiry approach draws from his professional work as a physician as well as his personal experience, having suffered trauma as an infant in Nazi-occupied Hungary, and his adult struggles with behavioral addictions, depression, and an ADHD diagnosis.

As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books published in more than 20 languages on five continents, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction; When the Body Says No: Exploring The Stress/Disease Connection; and his newest book, The Myth of Normal.

Among other honors, Dr. Maté has received the Hubert Evans Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, an Outstanding Alumnus Award from Simon Fraser University, and the Order of Canada, his country’s highest civilian distinction.

"Trauma is not what happens to us. It’s what happens inside of us as a result of what happens to us.”


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Gabor Maté receives compensation as a presenter. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Gabor Maté has no relevant non-financial relationships.

Bruce Perry, MD's Profile

Bruce Perry, MD Related seminars and products

Bruce Perry, MD, is the Principal of the Neurosequential Network, Senior Fellow of The ChildTrauma Academy and a Professor (Adjunct) in the Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago. 

Over the last thirty years, Dr. Perry has been an active teacher, clinician and researcher in children’s mental health and the neurosciences holding a variety of academic positions. His work on the impact of abuse, neglect and trauma on the developing brain has impacted clinical practice, programs and policy across the world. Dr. Perry is the author, with Maia Szalavitz, of “The Boy Who Was Raised As A Dog”, a bestselling book based on his work with maltreated children and “Born For Love: Why Empathy is Essential and Endangered”. Dr. Perry's most recent book, “What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing”, co-authored with Oprah Winfrey, was released in 2021. 

Dr. Perry has published over 500 journal articles, book chapters and scientific proceedings and is the recipient of numerous professional awards and honors, including the T. Berry Brazelton Infant Mental Health Advocacy Award, the Award for Leadership in Public Child Welfare, the Alberta Centennial Medal, and the 2014 Kohl Education Prize. He serves on the Board of Directors of multiple organizations including Prevent Child Abuse America and the Ana Grace Project. 


  1. Evaluate current theories around what are and are not traumatic experiences 
  2. Extrapolate from the research seven different impacts of traumatic experiences on both physical and mental health 
  3. Appraise 5 common mental health and psychiatric disorders through the lens of developmental trauma 
  4. Demonstrate a process of inquiry that changes limiting beliefs as related to clinical treatment.  
  5. Integrate knowledge of developmental trauma into supporting recovery from common mental health disorders.


Part 1: Making Sense of Trauma & Chronic Stress 

  • What trauma is not (hint, it’s not “stress”): An elimination checklist 

  • Two forms of trauma and why they are critical to understand  

  • Seven impacts of trauma 

  • Problems with the mind-body split 

Part 2: The Nature of Mental Illness & Suffering 

  • The nature of mental illness 

  • Exploring common disorders and diagnoses through the lens of stress and developmental trauma 

  • Depression 

  • ADHD 

  • Self-Harm 

  • ODD 

  • Bipolar Disorder 

  • Eating Disorders 

Part 3: Supporting Healing & Creating Change 

  • How we can be catalysts for change 

  • How to help people create meaning from pain 

Target Audience

  • Counsellors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Addictions Counsellors 



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