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Daniel Maté

Composer, Playwright and Author

Daniel Maté is an award-winning composer, lyricist, and playwright for musical theatre who has received the Kleban Prize, Cole Porter Award, and Jonathan Larson Grant for his music and lyrics. He holds  an M.F.A. in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, as well as a B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy from McGill. Outside of the arts, Daniel runs the world’s only “mental chiropractic” service, Take A Walk With Daniel. He co-authored the New York Times bestselling book, The Myth of Normal: Trauma, Illness and Healing in a Toxic Culture, with his father Dr. Gabor Maté. The two Matés’ next book will be called Hello Again: A Fresh Start for Parents and Their Adult Children, based on their popular workshop of the same title. Originally from Vancouver, Canada, Daniel now lives in Brooklyn, New York.