Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition


  • Author: Christopher Germer
  • Release Date : 2016-08-03
  • Genre: Psychology
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This practical book has given tens of thousands of clinicians and students a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness and its clinical applications. The book describes the philosophical underpinnings of mindfulness and reviews the growing body of treatment studies and neuroscientific research. Leading practitioners and researchers present clear-cut procedures for implementing mindfulness techniques and teaching them to patients experiencing depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and other problems. Also addressed are ways that mindfulness practices can increase acceptance and empathy in the therapeutic relationship. User-friendly features include illustrative case examples and practice exercises. New to This Edition *Incorporates significant empirical a...

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy  Second Edition

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Second Edition


  • Author : Christopher Germer
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-08-03
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462528370


Mindfulness and Psychotherapy Second Edition Book Description :

This practical book has given tens of thousands of clinicians and students a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness and its clinical applications. The book describes the philosophical underpinnings of mindfulness and reviews the growing body of treatment studies and neuroscientific research. Leading practitioners and researchers present clear-cut procedures for implementing mindfulness techniques and teaching them to patients experiencing depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and other problems. Also addressed are ways that mindfulness practices can increase acceptance and empathy in the therapeutic relationship. User-friendly features include illustrative case examples and practice exercises. New to This Edition *Incorporates significant empirical a...

Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy

Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy


  • Author : Christopher Germer
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-23
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781462503858


Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy Book Description :

Bringing together leading scholars, scientists, and clinicians, this compelling volume explores how therapists can cultivate wisdom and compassion in themselves and their clients. Chapters describe how combining insights from ancient contemplative practices and modern research can enhance the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, suicidal behavior, couple conflict, and parenting stress. Seamlessly edited, the book features numerous practical exercises and rich clinical examples. It examines whether wisdom and compassion can be measured objectively, what they look like in the therapy relationship, their role in therapeutic change, and how to integrate them into treatment planning and goal setting. The book includes a foreword by H...

Sitting Together

Sitting Together


  • Author : Susan M. Pollak
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-07-29
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781462527731


Sitting Together Book Description :

This practical guide helps therapists from virtually any specialty or theoretical orientation choose and adapt mindfulness practices most likely to be effective with particular patients, while avoiding those that are contraindicated. The authors provide a wide range of meditations that build the core skills of focused attention, mindfulness, and compassionate acceptance. Vivid clinical examples show how to weave the practices into therapy, tailor them to each patient's needs, and overcome obstacles. Therapists also learn how developing their own mindfulness practice can enhance therapeutic relationships and personal well-being. The Appendix offers recommendations for working with specific clinical problems. Free audio downloads (narrated by the autho...

Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness
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Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness


  • Author : Fabrizio Didonna
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-12-04
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 0387095934


Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness Book Description :

Over the last two decades, Eastern psychology has provided fertile ground for therapists, as a cornerstone, a component, or an adjunct of their work. In particular, research studies are identifying the Buddhist practice of mindfulness—a non-judgmental self-observation that promotes personal awareness—as a basis for effective interventions for a variety of disorders. The Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness is a clearly written, theory-to-practice guide to this powerful therapeutic approach (and related concepts in meditation, acceptance, and compassion) and its potential for treating a range of frequently encountered psychological problems. Key features of the Handbook: A neurobiological review of how mindfulness works. Strategies for engaging patien...

Teaching the Mindful Self Compassion Program

Teaching the Mindful Self Compassion Program


  • Author : Christopher Germer
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-06-17
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462539024


Teaching the Mindful Self Compassion Program Book Description :

This is the authoritative guide to conducting the Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program, which provides powerful tools for coping with life challenges and enhancing emotional well-being. MSC codevelopers Christopher Germer and Kristin Neff review relevant theory and research and describe the program's unique pedagogy. Readers are taken step by step through facilitating each of the eight sessions and the accompanying full-day retreat. Detailed vignettes illustrate not only how to teach the course's didactic and experiential content, but also how to engage with participants, manage group processes, and overcome common obstacles. The final section of the book describes how to integrate self-compassion into psychotherapy. Purchasers get access to a compa...

The Mindfulness Solution
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The Mindfulness Solution


  • Author : Ronald D. Siegel
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781606234563


The Mindfulness Solution Book Description :

Offers advice for achieving happiness and dealing with life's obstacles through mindfulness, with strategies for cultivating this state of mind and setting up a formal daily practice routine....

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression  Second Edition

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression Second Edition


  • Author : Zindel V. Segal
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-06-04
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462537037


Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression Second Edition Book Description :

This acclaimed work, now in a new edition, has introduced tens of thousands of clinicians to mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for depression, an 8-week program with proven effectiveness. Step by step, the authors explain the "whys" and "how-tos" of conducting mindfulness practices and cognitive interventions that have been shown to bolster recovery from depression and prevent relapse. Clinicians are also guided to practice mindfulness themselves, an essential prerequisite to teaching others. Forty-five reproducible handouts are included. Purchasers get access to a companion website featuring downloadable audio recordings of the guided mindfulness practices (meditations and mindful movement), plus all of the reproducibles, ready to download ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy  Second Edition
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Second Edition


  • Author : Steven C. Hayes
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-14
  • Genre: Psychology
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781609189648


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Second Edition Book Description :

Since the original publication of this seminal work, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) has come into its own as a widely practiced approach to helping people change. This book provides the definitive statement of ACT--from conceptual and empirical foundations to clinical techniques--written by its originators. ACT is based on the idea that psychological rigidity is a root cause of a wide range of clinical problems. The authors describe effective, innovative ways to cultivate psychological flexibility by detecting and targeting six key processes: defusion, acceptance, attention to the present moment, self-awareness, values, and committed action. Sample therapeutic exercises and patient-therapist dialogues are integrated throughout. New to This E...

Mindful Therapy

Mindful Therapy


  • Author : Thomas Bien
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-03-17
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780861717156


Mindful Therapy Book Description :

Welcome and much-needed addition to the literature for psychotherapists, therapists-in-training, and occupational therapists and other types of teachers. Mindful Therapy offers to them ways to bring the teachings of Buddhism into a psychotherapeutic practice - and a thorough explanation of the benefits of doing so. The book will be of value to therapists of every variety, in the way that Medicine and Compassion, while molded for caregivers in general, was applauded by medical journals. Author Tom Bien offers an energizing an expansive perspective. Grounded in his understanding of Buddhist teachings, his book suggests a model of integration of particular value to beginning therapists or those still in training, offering ways in which the therapist can...

The Mindful Self Compassion Workbook

The Mindful Self Compassion Workbook


  • Author : Kristin Neff
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462535774


The Mindful Self Compassion Workbook Book Description :

Are you kinder to others than you are to yourself? More than a thousand research studies show the benefits of being a supportive friend to yourself, especially in times of need. This science-based workbook offers a step-by-step approach to breaking free of harsh self-judgments and impossible standards in order to cultivate emotional well-being. In a convenient large-size format, the book is based on the authors' groundbreaking eight-week Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) program, which has helped tens of thousands of people worldwide. It is packed with guided meditations (with audio downloads); informal practices to do anytime, anywhere; exercises; and vivid stories of people using the techniques to address relationship stress, weight and body image issu...