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THE YES BRAIN

When facing challenges, unpleasant tasks, and contentious issues such as homework, screen time, food choices, and bedtime, children often act out or shut down, responding with reactivity instead of receptivity. This is what New York Times bestselling authors Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson call a No Brain response. But our kids can be taught to approach life with openness and curiosity. Parents can foster their children’s ability to say yes to the world and welcome all that life has to offer, even during difficult times. This is what it means to cultivate a Yes Brain.

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MIND: A JOURNEY TO THE HEART OF BEING HUMAN

New York Times Bestseller!
 
A scientist’s exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. What is the mind? What is the experience of the self truly made of? How does the mind differ from the brain? Though the mind’s contents—its emotions, thoughts, and memories—are often described, the essence of mind is rarely, if ever, defined.
 
In this book, noted neuropsychiatrist and New York Times best-selling author Daniel J. Siegel, MD, uses his characteristic sensitivity and interdisciplinary background to offer a definition of the mind that illuminates the how, what, when, where, and even why of who we are, of what the mind is, and what the mind’s self has the potential to become.

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The Whole-Brain Child:
12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive

New York Times Bestseller!

In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling book Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson demystify the meltdowns and aggravation, explaining the new science of how a child's brain is wired and how it matures. The "upstairs brain" which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-twenties. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. No wonder kids can seem—and feel—so out of control. By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child's brain and foster vital growth.
(Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson, Random House 2011)

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The Whole-Brain Child Workbook

Based on their New York Times bestselling book, The Whole-Brain Childinternationally acclaimed neuropsychiatrist Dan Siegel and brain-based parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson have created a workbook to apply whole-brain principles. The Whole-Brain Child Workbook has a unique, interactive approach that allows readers not only to think more deeply about how the ideas fit their own parenting approach, but also develop specific and practical ways to implement the concepts — and bring them to life for adults and children alike. Dozens of clear, practical and age specific exercises and activities to assist in brain development. The right tools for clinicians, parents, educators, grandparents and caregivers to guide calmer, happier children.

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No-Drama Discipline

New York Times Bestseller!

The pioneering experts behind the bestselling The Whole-Brain Child now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting the fascinating link between a child’s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears—without causing a scene.
(Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson, Bantam 2014)

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Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind

What is the mind? What makes a healthy mind? How do we become aware and come to know about life? And perhaps most importantly, what are the connections among the mind, brain, and relationships? From psychologists to linguists, neuroscientists to philosophers, people have explored the nature of mental life, yet no interdisciplinary framework has existed for wisely answering these fundamental questions or even offering a definition of what the mind is. Here, Siegel bridges domains of knowledge to offer a book that reveals the way the mind works via a format that reflects the brain’s natural mode of learning (flip the Pocket Guide open to any page and you will find an “entry point” that guides you to explore, in your own way, the web of integrated knowledge).
(Daniel J. Siegel, W.W. Norton 2012)

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The Developing Mind, Second Edition:
How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are

Presenting pioneering research on early relationships and the developing brain, this bestselling book put the field of interpersonal neurobiology on the map for many tens of thousands of clinicians, researchers, and students. Daniel J. Siegel traces the interplay of human and neural connections in early childhood, examining the implications for attachment; mental processes, such as memory and emotion; and psychological well-being throughout life. Complex concepts are made accessible through lucid prose and clinical examples. Siegel highlights ways that understanding the emergence of the mind can help professionals promote healthy development and resilience.
(Daniel J. Siegel, Guilford Press 2012)

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Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation

A groundbreaking book on the healing power of "mindsight," the potent skill that is the basis for both emotional and social intelligence. Mindsight allows you to make positive changes in your brain–and in your life. Using case histories from his practice, Dr. Dan Siegel shows how, by following the proper steps, nearly everyone can learn how to focus their attention on the internal world of the mind in a way that will literally change the wiring and architecture of their brain.
(Daniel J. Siegel, Random House 2010)

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The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician's Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., an internationally recognized expert on mindfulness and therapy, brings mindfulness techniques to your psychotherapeutic work with clients. An integrated state of mindful awareness is crucial to achieving mental health. Siegel reveals practical techniques that enable readers to harness their energies to promote healthy minds within themselves and their clients. He charts the nine integrative functions that emerge from the profoundly interconnecting circuits of the brain, including bodily regulation, attunement, emotional balance, response flexibility, fear extinction, insight, empathy, morality, and intuition. A practical, direct-immersion, high-emotion, low-techno-speak book, The Mindful Therapist engages readers in a personal and professional journey into the ideas and processes of mindful integration that lie at the heart of health and nurturing relationships.
(Daniel J. Siegel, W.W. Norton 2010)

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The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being

This book presents a unifying theory that shows how being mindfully aware and attending to the richness of our experience creates scientifically recognized enhancements in our physiology, mental functions, and interpersonal relationships. Using theory, science, and anecdote, Dan Siegel reveals how to transform the brain as well as promote well-being and emotional balance within psychotherapy and everyday life.
(Daniel J. Siegel, W.W. Norton 2007)

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The Healing Power of Emotion:
Affective Neuroscience, Development & Clinical Practice

This book, edited by Diana Fosha, Daniel J. Siegel, and Marion Solomon, draws on cutting-edge neuroscience to help understand emotion better. Normal human development relies on the cultivation of relationships with others to form and nurture the self-regulatory circuits that enable emotion to enrich, rather than enslave, our lives. And just as emotionally traumatic events can tear apart the fabric of family and psyche, the emotions can become powerful catalysts for the transformations that are at the heart of the healing process. We are hardwired to connect with one another, and we connect through our emotions. Our brains, bodies, and minds are inseparable from the emotions that animate them.
(W.W. Norton 2009)

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Parenting from the Inside Out

Born out of a series of workshops that combined research on how communication impacts brain development with Mary Hartzell's thirty years of experience as a child-development specialist and parent educator, this practical and accessible book guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.
(Daniel J. Siegel, Mary Hartzell, Tarcher 2004)

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Healing Trauma: Attachment, Mind, Body, and Brain

As we move into the third millennium, the field of mental health is in an exciting position to bring together diverse ideas from a range of disciplines that illuminate our understanding of human experience: neurobiology, developmental psychology, traumatology, and systems theory. The contributors emphasize the ways in which the social environment, including relationships of childhood, adulthood, and the treatment milieu change aspects of the structure of the brain and ultimately alter the mind. Edited by Dan Siegel and Marion Solomon, contributors include Allan Schore, Bessel van der Kolk, Mary Main, Robert Neborsky, Francine Shapiro, and Diana Fosha.
(Daniel J. Siegel, W.W. Norton 2003)

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