Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D is the co-author (with Dan Siegel) of two New York Times bestsellers: THE WHOLE-BRAIN CHILD (Random House Delacorte 2011) and NO-DRAMA DISCIPLINE (Random House Bantam 2014), as well as THE YES BRAIN (Random House Bantam January 2018). She is a pediatric and adolescent psychotherapist who makes frequent media appearances and keynotes conferences and conducts workshops for parents, educators, and clinicians all over the world. She is the Child Development Specialist at Saint Mark’s School in Altadena, CA, and the Director of Child Development for Camp Chippewa in Cass Lake, Minnesota. Tina earned her PhD from the University of Southern California, where her research explored attachment science, childrearing theory, and the emerging field of interpersonal neurobiology.For a more complete bio, please visit: http://www.thecenterforconnection.org/tina-bryson-bio
Allan Schore, Ph.D Over the last two decades Dr. Schore’s interdisciplinary studies have been directed towards integrating psychological and biological models of emotional and social development across the lifespan. Dr. Schore is Editor of the acclaimed Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology, and a reviewer or on the editorial staff of 35 journals across a number of scientific and clinical disciplines. He is a member of the Society of Neuroscience, and of the American Psychological Association’s Divisions of Neuropsychology, and of Psychoanalysis. He is the recipient of the APA’s Division of Psychoanalysis Scientific Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions to Research, Theory and Practice of Neuroscience and Psychoanalysis. Dr. Schore has delivered a plenary address, The Paradigm Shift: The Right Brain and the Relational Unconscious, to the 2009 Convention of the American Psychological Association. For a more complete bio, please, click here »
Judith Schore, Ph.D is Dean of Students and a core faculty member of The Sanville Institute. She is also a clinical and research faculty member of the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute and is Social Work Consultant for the Lifespan Learning Institute. Dr. Schore has a private practice in Northridge, California and is the author of Women in Transition. Of her many presentations at scholarly conferences, her most recent were at the Statewide Society for Clinical Social Work Conference in January 2009 and a presentation with Dr. Allan Schore at the AAPCSW National Conference in New York in February 2009.
Daniel Siegel, MD is clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center. Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization, which offers online learning and in-person lectures. His psychotherapy practice includes children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Daniel J. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He is the author of numerous books, articles, chapters, and the internationally acclaimed text, The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are (Guilford, 1999), which introduces the field of interpersonal neurobiology. For a more complete bio, please click here »