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In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Trauma, Addiction  and Healing
Pasadena Recovery Center & Writers In Treatment

Dr. Gabor Maté

Skirball Cultural Center April 29th at 7:30PM. FREE
Suggested donation $15 (no one will be turned away).


Two CEUs offered by Pegasus/Villareal & Associates, Inc. for $20.00.
eception at 6:00PM with food and beverages available.

As the staff physician at the Portland Hotel in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, Maté has been on the frontlines for a decade treating patients diagnosed with mental illness, HIV, addiction, and combinations of the three.
Dr. Maté achieved fame for his bestselling books:
Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates And What You Can Do About It
When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress

Hold On To Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers, with Dr. Gordon Neufel
His fourth and latest book, In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction, takes a similarly holistic approach to addiction, attempting to break down the us-and-them mentality that characterizes so many writings (and policy decisions) about addiction. .

We invite you to join us to hear Dr. Maté discuss his books and other subjects at the Skirball Cultural Center. Please RSVP:
MFT’s & LCSW’s:  Pegasus/Villareal & Associates, Inc. are approved providers of continuing education by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, provider number PCE 4240.  This course meets the qualifications for CE credit for MFT’s and LCSW’s.CAADE:  Pegasus/Villareal & Associates, Inc. is approved by the California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators, provider number for Academic (1 to 10) CP10 831 A 0411 and provider number for Academic (1 to 25) CP25 832 C 0411.CAADAC:  Pegasus/Villareal & Associates, Inc. is approved by the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors, provider number 1N-08-512-0510 NAADAC: Pegasus/Villareal & Associates, Inc. is an approved education provider for NAADAC, provider number 737.

Dr. Gabor Maté on the Stress-Disease Connection, Addiction, Attention Deficit Disorder and the Destruction of American Childhood