Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition / Edition 2

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition / Edition 2

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Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Second Edition / Edition 2

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 advances--mindfulness has become one of the most-researched areas in psychotherapy. 
*Most chapters extensively revised or rewritten.
*Chapters on practical ethics, trauma, and addictions.
*Greater emphasis on the role of acceptance and compassion in mindfulness.

See also Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy, by Susan M. Pollak, Thomas Pedulla, and Ronald D. Siegel, a hands-on guide to incorporating mindfulness practices into psychotherapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462511372
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 08/08/2013
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 382
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.40(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 Compassion, William D. Morgan, Susan T. Morgan, and Christopher K. Germer

5. Relational Mindfulness, Janet L. Surrey and Gregory Kramer

6. Practical Ethics, Stephanie P. Morgan

III. Clinical Applications

7. Teaching Mindfulness in Therapy, Susan M. Pollak

8. Depression: Finding a Way In, Finding a Way Out, Thomas Pedulla

9. Anxiety: Accepting What Comes and Doing What Matters, Lizabeth Roemer and Susan M. Orsillo

10. Psychophysiological Disorders: Embracing Pain, Ronald D. Siegel

11. Mindfulness, Insight, and Trauma Therapy, John Briere

12. Breaking the Addiction Loop, Judson A. Brewer

13. Working with Children, Trudy A. Goodman

IV. Past, Present, and Promise

14. Roots of Mindfulness, Andrew R. Olendzki

15. The Neurobiology of Mindfulness, Sara W. Lazar

16. Positive Psychology and the Bodhisattva Path, Charles W. Styron

V. Appendix

Appendix: Glossary of Terms in Buddhist Psychology, Andrew R. Olendzki

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