Conference Specials

50% off DVDs (April 15th – 29th): view our selection and the fine print here

50% off Children’s Book List 2023 (April 22nd & 23rd): find out more and purchase here

Books by Our Presenters

Hold on to Your Kids
by Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Maté

The Myth of Normal
by Gabor Maté with Daniel Maté

Hello Again: A Fresh Start for Parents and Their Adult Children
Podcast and upcoming book by Gabor Maté and Daniel Maté

View books by Gabor Maté

Nourished – release date September 19, 2023
by Deborah MacNamara

Click HERE to sign up to receive pre-sale details and information about the book launch

View books by Deborah MacNamara

Reclaiming Our Students: Why Children Are More Anxious, Aggressive, and Shut Down Than Ever – and What We Can Do About It
by Tamara Strijack and Hannah Beach

Upcoming Opportunities

Bullies: Their Making and Unmaking
Offered through the IDEA Centre
Anchored by Eva de Gosztonyi
Online: Tuesdays 4:30 – 5:30 pm PDT
May 2 to 30, 2023
$150 | Runs for 5 weeks

A Playdate with Story
Offered by Tamara Strijack
Friday, June 16, 2023
Online: 10:30 am – 1:30 pm PST
Special rate of $25 for conference participants using this discount code: wisdomofstory
Regular rate: $40

Playful Therapy: Matchmaking Play and Emotion

Facilitated by Tamara Strijack with Tracy Azevedo
July 17-21, 2023 in Langley, British Columbia
Prerequisite: Intensive I: Making Sense of Kids
$700 early bird rate until May 15, 2023 ($800 afterwards)
Travel and accommodation not included

International Neufeld Institute Opportunities

Neufeld Conference Aotearoa 2023
(New Zealand)
Featuring keynotes by Gordon Neufeld and Deborah MacNamara
June 9 & 10, 2023
Online – 8:30-4:00 pm NZST

Neufeld Institute French Campus

Neufeld Institute Dutch Campus

Neufeld Institute German Campus

Neufeld Institute Hebrew Campus

Neufeld Institute Polish Campus

Neufeld Institute Russian Campus

Neufeld Institute Spanish Campus

Neufeld Institute Swedish Campus

Resources Mentioned at the Conference

Recommended resources available on the Neufeld Institute Free Resources page:

  • Relationship Matters
  • Creating Playgrounds for Emotional Expression
  • Ode to Melancholy

Recommended resources available on the IDEA Centre for Educators Recordings page:

  • The Neuroscience of Play
  • Managing Behaviour Without Rewards

Resources mentioned in Deborah’s presentation:

  • Nourished – book release date September 19, 2023
  • Click HERE to sign up to receive Nourished pre-sale details and information about the book launch
  • Braiding Sweetgrass – book by Robin Wall Kimmerer

Resources mentioned in Tamara’s presentation:

Resources mentioned in the panel with Gordon, Gabor, Daniel and Tamara: