With over 20 years of experience in family practice and palliative care, best-selling author Dr. Gabor Maté joins Tommy Rosen to share his invaluable insight. This interview covers the three factors that lead to addictive personalities, the science of addiction, and early childhood development. Tune in to learn about the ways one’s internal experience of addiction shapes one’s experience with the outer world.
An expert on a range of topics including addiction, stress and childhood development and over 20 years of family practice and palliative care, Dr. Maté is a sought-after speaker and teacher. Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them. Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction. His works have been published internationally in twenty languages. Dr. Maté has received the Hubert Evans Prize for Literary Non-Fiction and the 2012 Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from Mothers Against Teen Violence.