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Digital Seminar

Attachment & Attuned Parenting: The Power of Showing Up

Daniel J. Siegel, MD
2 Hours
Audio and Video
Jan 14, 2020
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Daniel J. Siegel, MD, author of New York Times bestseller Aware and of The Power of Showing Up (January 2020), created this new two-hour presentation for clinicians and educators working with parents and children struggling with connection. Based on the science of attachment and his thirty years of clinical practice with children and parents, Dr. Siegel will explain the science of attachment, the latest research and guide you in developing your own individualized approaches…optimizing the development of the child’s mind.

You will learn how to help parents work on their own growth – cultivating a coherent understanding of their own past to encourage their child’s own capacity for resilience and to be fully present for life.

Take away the following from this recording:

  • The latest research on the science of attachment – and how it applies to parenting today
  • How to help parents reflect on their own experiences and grow within their parenting role
  • Why awareness, attunement, and resonance are crucial to the parenting process
  • The “Four S” approach to fostering well-being and resilience in children
  • How to develop your own individualized approaches for families you see


- PESI Australia, in collaboration with PESI in the USA, offers quality online continuing professional development events from the leaders in the field at a standard recognized by professional associations including psychology, social work, occupational therapy, alcohol and drug professionals, counselling and psychotherapy. On completion of the training, a Professional Development Certificate is issued after the individual has answered and submitted a quiz and course evaluation. This online program is worth 2.0 hours CPD for points calculation by your association.


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Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center, founding co-investigator at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions, and communities.

Dr. Siegel's psychotherapy practice spans thirty years, and he has published extensively for the professional audience. He serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which includes over 70 textbooks. Dr. Siegel's books include his five New York Times bestsellers: Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence; Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain; Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human, and two books with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.,The Whole-Brain Child;and No-Drama Discipline. His other books include:The Power of Showing Up also with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., The Developing Mind, The Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, Mindsight, The Mindful Brain, The Mindful Therapist, Parenting from the Inside Out (with Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.), The Yes Brain(also with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D). He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx. For more information about his educational programs and resources, please visit: and

Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Daniel Siegel is the clinical professor at the UCLA School of Medicine, the medical director of Lifespan Learning Institute, the executive director of Center for Human Development and Mindsight Institute, and the founding editor of Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Daniel Siegel receives a speaking honorarium, recording royalties, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Daniel Siegel has no relevant non-financial relationships.


  1. Characterize the three types of non-secure attachment and describe how they manifest in parenting styles that limit parent/child connection.
  2. Categorize how caregiver presence and attuned parenting fosters resilience in children.
  3. Assess the four “S’s” of attachment and relate their significance to clinicians and educators.


Influences of caregiver state of mind on interactions with child

  • Awareness
  • Attunement
  • Resonance

Attachment: the four S’s that foster children’s well-being and resilience

  • Seen
  • Safe
  • Soothed
  • Secure

The practical tools of “The Power of Showing Up

  • Clinical methods from Dr. Siegel’s approach
  • Educator-focused takeaways

Questions & Answer

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • School Psychologists
  • Educators
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Other professionals working with children and parents

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