Cognitive Humanistic Therapy: Buddhism, Christianity and Being Fully Human

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Overview

Cognitive Humanistic Therapy describes a new approach to psychotherapy and self-development, based on an understanding of what it means to be “fully human.” In a unique integration of theory and practice, the book synthesises ideas from the cognitive and humanistic domains of psychotherapy and the religious worlds of Buddhism and Christianity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412900744
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 5/28/2004
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.74 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Understanding being fully human 1
1 What is cognitive humanism? 3
2 Human motivation 19
3 Human-being skills 34
4 Being fully human 49
5 Learning and losing humanity 58
Pt. 2 Cultivating being fully human 75
6 Overview of cognitive humanistic therapy 77
7 The skilled client model 88
8 Calming and disillusioning the mind 105
9 Awakening the heart 121
10 Curbing anger and aversion 135
11 Curbing greed and craving 155
12 Cultivating goodwill, sympathetic joy and gratitude 173
13 Cultivating compassion and equanimity 188
14 Cultivating generosity, helping and service 205
15 Personal practice 221
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