Emotions and The Body in Buddhist Contemplative Practice and Mindfulness-Based Therapy: Pathways of Somatic Intelligence

Emotions and The Body in Buddhist Contemplative Practice and Mindfulness-Based Therapy: Pathways of Somatic Intelligence

by Padmasiri de Silva

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319559285
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/01/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,100,361
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Padmasiri de Silva has a PhD in East-West Comparative Philosophy and an Advanced Diploma in Counselling. He is Adjunct Research Associate at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. His publications include Buddhist and Freudian Psychology, The Environmental Philosophy of BuddhismandAn Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling.

Table of Contents

Preface.-1.Somatic Psychology in Historical Perspective.-2.The Body and the Emotions: Anger, Disgust and Contempt.-3.Embodied Emotions and Body-Mind Reactivity.-4.Pain Management and Somatic Intelligence.-5. Pain and Trauma Management.-6.Emotion Studies: Darwin, James and Freud.-7.Escaping Bondage to the Somatic Passions.-8.The Nature of Human Volition and Intentions.-9.A Journey of Self-awakening.-10. Free Will.-11. Moral Pain.

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