Bonnie Badenoch


Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D., has been foundational in the creation and development of GAINS and the unique GAINS publication, for which she continues to serve as Editor. She is known for the wise and compassionate ways she integrates the discoveries of neuroscience into the art of therapy. Her conviction that wisdom about the relational brain can transform human experience led to … Read More

Daniel J. Siegel


Dan Siegel, M.D., is one of the innovators who synthesized the science of the brain, attachment relationships, and the emergent mind into the theoretical framework of Interpersonal Neurobiology. Having amplified the understandings originally published in his seminal book The Developing Mind (1999), through volumes including The Mindful Brain (2007), Mindsight (2010), and The Mindful Therapist (2010), Dr. Siegel is now dedicated … Read More

Allan N. Schore


Over the last two decades, Dr. Allan Schore’s interdisciplinary studies have been directed towards integrating psychological and biological models of emotional and social development across the lifespan. His work has been an important catalyst in the ongoing “emotion revolution” now occurring across all clinical and scientific disciplines. His Regulation Theory, grounded in developmental neuroscience and developmental psychoanalysis, focuses on the … Read More

Louis Cozolino


Dr. Cozolino is a Los Angeles clinical psychologist, a Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA. He is the author of four books, The Neuroscience of Psychotherapy (with the second edition released in 2010), The Making of a Therapist, The Neuroscience of Human Relationships, and The Healthy Aging Brain, all published by W.W. Norton. … Read More

Stephen Porges


Dr Stephen W. Porges is a Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University, where he directs the Trauma Research Center within the Kinsey Institute.  He holds the position of Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he directed the Brain-Body Center. Dr. Porges is also Professor Emeritus at the … Read More

Tina Payne Bryson


Dr. Tina Payne Bryson is the author of the Bottom Line for Baby and co-author (with Dan Siegel) of two New York Times Best Sellers—The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline—each of which has been translated into over fifty languages, as well as The Yes Brain and The Power of Showing Up. She is the Founder and Executive Director of The … Read More

Iain McGilchrist


Dr. Iain McGilchrist began his academic career as a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, teaching and writing about English literature. He published a book, Against Criticism, which tried to articulate his misgivings about the academic study of literature, in particular the neglect of the way in which we as individual, embodied beings encounter the unique, incarnate work of art. … Read More

Marco Iacoboni


Marco Iacoboni, M.D., Ph.D., is a neurologist and neuroscientist originally from Italy. Today he is Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Director of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation laboratory of the Ahmanson-Lovelace Brain Mapping Center. He discussed mirror neurons at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2010 and with the Dalai … Read More

Pat Ogden


Pat Ogden, Ph.D., is the founder and director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, an internationally recognized school that specializes in training psychotherapists in somatic/cognitive approaches for the treatment of trauma, developmental, and attachment issues. Dr. Ogden is trained in a wide variety of somatic and psychotherapeutic approaches and has worked with a diversity of populations, including prison inmates, psychiatric inpatients … Read More

Patty Wipfler


Patty Wipfler is the mother of two sons, and the Founder and Director of Hand in Hand, a nonprofit organization serving parents and professionals working with parents and children. She has written two curricula for parents, “Building Emotional Understanding” and “Tantrum Training,” written booklets that have sold over 600,000 copies in ten languages, and trains parents and professionals in Parenting … Read More