This web site will keep you updated with information about seminars, workshops, and lectures that Dr. Stephen W. Porges, Ph.D, will be conducting worldwide.
Use the menus on the left to navigate through the website. Dr Porges is a Research Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, he is a Visiting Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at Northeastern University. He is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Emeritus Professor of Human Development at the University of Maryland, College Park.
For a Brief Musical Lesson on the Polyvagal Theory entitled "The Polly Vagal Blues", performed by The Keynoters at the Stephen Porges Keynote at ACEP's energy psychology conference, please click here: https://youtu.be/hCCNv3P7jUs
Our next CardioEdit/CardioBatch Training Workshop will be Monday 8/24/15 in San Diego. This will be a joint workshop with CamNtech, and will include a demonstration of Actiwave heart rate monitors (http://www.camntech.com). For more information about this workshop, please send email to
or visit our website at Polyvagalscience.com
Dr Porges will be teaching a course at The Cape Cod Institute entitled, "Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe". The CAPE COD INSTITUTE is a summer-long series of 27 week-long courses taught by leading contributors to knowledge and practice. The courses are for health and mental health professionals, as well as managers, OD and HR practitioners, coaches and educators at all levels - and to members of any profession who apply behavioral science to practice. Sessions are held Monday through Friday morning, leaving the afternoons free for leisure and study or participation in optional study groups. For more information on Dr Porges's course, please visit: http://www.cape.org/2015/stephen_porges.html
Dr Porges's interview by Camilla Marzocchi was published in “State of Mind” on December 5th 2014. For the Italian version, please click HERE
The Polyvagal Science team is competing for the Palo Alto Longevity Prize! For more information, please click HERE
Dr Porges's book is now available in ITALIAN:
Dr Porges's preface to the book, Das Trauma-Spektrum: Verborgene Wunden und die Kraft der Resilienz, by Robert Scaer, is available HERE (German only). For more information about the book, click HERE F
A review of Dr Porges's book, The Polyvagal Theory: Neurophysiological Foundations of Emotions, Attachment, Communication and Self-Regulation, is now available HERE. Review is written by Marilyn R. Sanders, M.D.