Dr. Gabor Maté, M.D. C.M.

Author & Retired Physician

Retired physician who, after 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience, worked for over a decade in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by drug addiction and mental illness.

Bestselling author of four books published in twenty-five languages and an internationally renowned speaker, highly sought after for his expertise on addiction, trauma, childhood development, and the relationship between stress and illness. Book on addiction received the Hubert Evans Prize for literary non-fiction. Awarded the Order of Canada, the country’s highest civilian distinction, and the Civic Merit Award from his hometown of Vancouver for groundbreaking medical work and writing.