About Dr. Gabor Maté
Dr. Gabor Maté | Medical Doctor
Best Selling Author | Renowned Addiction Expert | Childhood Development Expert | AD(H)D Expert
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 groundbreaking 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, and many free videos to provide a range of information and accessibly.