About Dr. Gabor Maté:
Gabor Maté MD is a best-selling author, speaker and thought leader in the fields of addiction and trauma, well known for his research into the connection between mind and body health, and for his innovative approaches to treatment. Notably, he worked with patients challenged by drug addiction, mental illness, and HIV in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for over a decade. Throughout his career, he has been a passionate advocate for social change in the prevention and treatment of addiction.
In 2011 Gabor retired from over three decades of medical work that ranged from family practice to palliative care, addiction medicine, and psychotherapy, to focus on writing, teaching, and public conversations aimed at changing how we view addiction. In July 2018 he was awarded his country’s highest civilian distinction, the Order of Canada, for his pioneering medical work and writing.
Dr. Gabor Maté and Wholehearted.org:
In late 2018 Dr. Maté joined forces with Wholehearted.org to embark on the development and creation of 3 flagship programs to preserve his ground-breaking work and to increase awareness and accessibility. The Power of Connection & The Myth of Normal, Healing Trauma & Addiction, and A Masterclass for Healers are now available to view at Wholehearted.org. These programs are widely regarded as the finest rendition of Dr. Gabor Maté’s work. The Gabor Maté library at Wholehearted.org contains series, trainings, courses, along with many free videos to provide a range of accessibly and access.
The Power of Connection & The Myth of Normal:
Dr. Gabor Maté is first and foremost an outstanding writer. Gabor has written several best selling books. His latest book, The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness, & Healing in a Toxic Culture, was released September 13, 2022 and is available everywhere books are sold. This long awaited book arrives as a magnum opus spanning and summarizing Gabor’s lifelong work. Wholehearted.org & Gabor Maté collaborated to produce and publish The Power of Connection; an hour long talk where Gabor closely follows the themes in his latest book. The Power of Connection is free to watch at Wholehearted.org.
Dr. Gabor Maté’s Healing Trauma & Addiction Series:
The Healing Trauma & Addiction Series is a nearly 6 hour (presented over 8 episodes) program presented by Dr. Gabor Maté. In his program Gabor takes a deep dive into trauma in all of it’s forms, addictive behaviors, and through demonstrations teaches us how to heal ourselves through compassion and awareness. Gabor Maté describes the Healing Trauma & Addiction Series as simply the best rendition of his work presented in a beautiful, meaningful, concentrated, and concise form. It is standalone in its clarity and breadth.
“Healing Trauma & Addiction is the result of nearly 3 years of dedicated creativity, hard work, and passion. The core message throughout this series serves as the foundation on which Wholehearted.org is built and functionally acts as our mission statement.” – AJ Foxx | Founder Wholehearted.org
Dr. Gabor Maté’s A Masterclass for Healers:
Wholehearted.org & Dr. Gabor Maté worked together to create A Masterclass for Healers. This nearly 7 hour educational program (presented over 6 episodes), is for healers. Essentially, for people who work with people in a helping capacity.