Dr. Dan Siegel

About the author


Dr. Dan Siegel was born in 1957. He is a trained clinical psychiatrist, author, and professor of psychiatry who teaches at the UCLA School of Medicine, where he is also the executive director of Mindsight Institute. After receiving his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and training in pediatrics as well as psychiatry, Dr. Siegel went on to study attachment, autobiographical memory, and emotions and behavior. Throughout his career, Dr. Siegel has published multiple articles, book chapters, and other texts. His most recent book, Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence, was released in 2018.