Integration made visible is kindness and compassion

Using science to bring more compassion and empathy to this world

Neural integration – the linkage among differentiated aspects of the brain – allows for flexibility and adaptability, and expresses itself outwardly as harmony, kindness and compassion.

About Dan


UCLA Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Dr. Siegel is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and recipient of several honorary fellowships. Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization, which offers online learning and in-person seminars that focus on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes. His psychotherapy practice includes children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. He serves as the Medical Director of the LifeSpan Learning Institute and on the Advisory Board of the Blue School in New York City, which has built its curriculum around Dr. Siegel’s Mindsight approach.


In The Media

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New book helps parents become present with their kids

Good Morning America Interview

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Presence, Parenting and the Planet

Dan @ Google

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Mind, Self and Consciousness

Garrison Institute 


Dr. Dan Siegel


Learn With Dr. Dan Siegel



Dan is a natural storyteller. The lectures are both an accessible guide into understanding the human mind and an eloquent examination of relationships that are scientifically accurate and understandable to the lay clinician.

Mario Cepeda, MFT

Freud’s theory of the unconscious and Darwin’s model of evolution continue to help us understand the findings from current research on human behavior....Daniel Siegel’s theory of Mindsight— the brain’s capacity for both insight and empathy—offers a similar 'Aha!' "

Daniel Goleman

Author, Emotional Intelligence

I am excited to use the Wheel of Awareness to foster integration in my patients, who I treat with a fusion of neurology and yoga.

Amelia Barrett, M.D.



Wheel of Awareness

Learn the basics of Dan’s groundbreaking mindfulness practice, the Wheel of Awareness, that has been used with hundreds of thousands of people around the world.

Invite Dan to Speak

Dr. Dan Siegel’s unique ability to make complicated scientific concepts easy to understand and exciting has led him to be invited to address diverse local, national and international groups of mental health professionals, neuroscientists, corporate leaders, educators, parents, public administrators, healthcare providers, policy-makers, and clergy.

He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, Nike and the Parliaments of the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Ireland.