Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, First Edition / Edition 1

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, First Edition / Edition 1

by Christopher K. Germer
     
 

Responding to growing interest among psychotherapists of all theoretical orientations, this practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness and its clinical applications. The authors, who have been practicing both mindfulness and psychotherapy for decades, present a range of clear-cut procedures for implementing mindfulness techniques and

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Responding to growing interest among psychotherapists of all theoretical orientations, this practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness and its clinical applications. The authors, who have been practicing both mindfulness and psychotherapy for decades, present a range of 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. The book reviews the philosophical underpinnings of mindfulness and presents compelling empirical findings. User-friendly features include illustrative case examples, practice exercises, and resource listings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593851392
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
03/09/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
333
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents


I. The Meaning of Mindfulness
1. Mindfulness: What Is It? What Does It Matter?, Christopher K. Germer
2. Buddhist and Western Psychology: Seeking Common Ground, Paul R. Fulton and Ronald D. Siegel
II. The Therapy Relationship
3. Mindfulness as Clinical Training, Paul R. Fulton
4. Cultivating Attention and Empathy, William D. Morgan and Susan T. Morgan
5. Relational Psychotherapy, Relational Mindfulness, Janet L. Surrey
III. Clinical Applications
6. Teaching Mindfulness in Therapy, Christopher K. Germer
7. Depression: Turning toward Life, Stephanie P. Morgan
8. Anxiety Disorders: Befriending Fear, Christopher K. Germer
9. Psychophysiological Disorders: Embracing Pain, Ronald D. Siegel
10. Working with Children: Beginner's Mind, Trudy A. Goodman
11. Mindfulness Research, Sara W. Lazar
IV. Past and Promise
12. Roots of Mindfulness, Andrew R. Olendzki
13. Positive Psychology: Awakening to the Fullness of Life, Charles W. Styron
Appendix A: Resources for the Clinician
Appendix B: Glossary of Terms in Buddhist Psychology, Andrew R. Olendzki

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