After Mindfulness: New Perspectives on Psychology and Meditation

After Mindfulness: New Perspectives on Psychology and Meditation

by M. Bazzano (Editor)

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After Mindfulness: New Perspectives on Psychology and Meditation by M. Bazzano

This collection of essays by leading exponents of contemporary Buddhism and psychotherapy brings together appreciation and critical evaluation of Mindfulness, a phenomenon that has swept the mental health field over the last two decades. The sheer diversity and depth of expertise assembled here illuminate the current presentation of Mindfulness.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349475254
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Meg Barker, Open University, UK

Stephen Batchelor, Buddhist Author and Teacher, France

Caroline Brazier, Tariki Trust, UK

David Brazier, Buddhist Author, Psychotherapist and Teacher, Spain

Alex Gooch, Teacher, Writer and Meditation Practitioner, UK

Rebecca Greenslade, Psychotherapist, UK

Jeff Harrison, New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, UK

John Peacock, Oxford Mindfulness Centre, UK

Monica Lanyado, British Association of Psychotherapists, UK

Dheeresh Turnbull, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapist, UK

Table of Contents

Foreword Manu Bazzano PART I: MINDFULNESS IN CONTEXT 1. Sati or Mindfulness? Bridging the Divide; John Peacock 2. Beyond Mindfulness: An Other-Centred Paradigm; Caroline Brazier 3. The Everyday Sublime; Stephen Batchelor 4. Mindfulness: A Philosophical Assessment; David Brazier 5. Mindfulness and the Good Life; Manu Bazzano PART II: BEYOND PERSONAL LIBERATION: MINDFULNESS, SOCIETY AND CLINICAL PRACTICE 6. How Social is your Mindfulness? Towards a Mindful Sex and Relationship Therapy; Meg Barker 7. Mindfulness as a Secular Spirituality; Alex Gooch 8. Mindfulness and Therapy: A Skeptical Approach; Rebecca Greenslade 9. Meditation and Meaning; Jeff Harrison 10. Clinical Mindfulness, Metaperspective and True Nature; Dheeresh Turnbull 11. The Value of Meditative States of Mind in the Therapist; Monica Lanyado Concluding Unmindful Postscript; Manu Bazzano

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