Community Q&A with Dr. Gabor Maté
Join Dr. Gabor Maté and SAND founders Zaya and Maurizio Benazzo for a community Q&A.
It has been almost a year since the release of The Wisdom of Trauma film and it is still being screened in every corner of the planet. After the wave this film has stirred in our hearts, we are inviting the community to come together and ask Dr. Gabor Maté their burning questions about the film, their lives and in the world. Much has changed since the release of the film and we are looking forward to creating a space for connection.
Zaya and Maurizio will begin the Q&A with a short interview of Dr. Maté, followed by questions from participants and a discussion on current events, changes in trauma healing and thoughts for the future.
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Apr 9, 2022 10:00am - 11:30am PDT
Gabor Maté, M.D. is a physician and best-selling author whose books have been published in twenty languages. His interests include child development, the mind-body unity in health and illness, and the treatment of addictions. Gabor has worked in palliative care and as a family physician, and for fourteen years practiced addiction medicine in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. As a speaker he regularly addresses professional and lay audiences throughout North America. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including a Simon Fraser University Outstanding Alumnus Award and an honorary degree from the University of Northern British Columbia. His most recent book, In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction, won the Hubert Evans Prize for literary nonfiction. He is Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Criminology, Simon Fraser University.
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