Practitioner's Guide to Ethics and Mindfulness-Based Interventions

Practitioner's Guide to Ethics and Mindfulness-Based Interventions

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319649238
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2017
Series: Mindfulness in Behavioral Health
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 418
Sales rank: 1,264,198
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


Lynette Monteiro, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and Director of Training at the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic. She is trained in CBT, Cognitive Processing Therapy for veterans and active military personnel, several mindfulness-based interventions, and Buddhist chaplaincy. Her primary treatment interest is developing the ethics-based mindfulness programs offered at the OMC; she also serves as a personnel selection psychologist for police and military units. As Clinical Professor at the University of Ottawa, she is in charge of training Ph.D. clinical psychology candidates in an ethics-based mindfulness intervention. She is co-author of Mindfulness Starts Here, contributor to Buddhist Foundations of Mindfulness and several articles and presentations on contemporary mindfulness, ethics, and treatment issues.


Jane F. Compson, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington, Tacoma. Her Ph.D is in comparative religion, and she has training in MBSR and Buddhist chaplaincy. She teaches in the topics of comparative religion and applied ethics and is a member of a clinical ethics committee. Her research interests are in the application of contemplative practices, particularly those associated with Buddhist traditions, to contemporary contexts. She has published articles in the journals Contemporary Buddhism, Mindfulness, Journal of Nursing Education and Practice and Interdisciplinary Environmental Review.


R.F. (Frank) Musten, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic. In private practice, he treats persons managing stress-related disorders and relationship issues. In the Ottawa Mindfulness Clinic, he has developed a Burnout Resilience program for executives, police and military personnel and conducted mindfulness programs with various military units. Working with military and police services since 1970, he has developed various programs for dealing with stress and currently is involved with clinical and predeployment assessment and postdeployment treatment of military members, including using mindfulness-informed treatments to manage PTSD. He also trains and supervises health care professionals in developing ethics-based mindfulness for clinical treatment.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction.- Part I.- Chapter 2. Is Mindfulness Secular or Religious, and Does it Matter?.- Chapter 3. Ethics, Transparency, and Diversity in Mindfulness Programs.- Chapter 4. Professional Ethics and Personal Values in Mindfulness Based Programs: A Secular Psychological Perspective.- Chapter 5. Ethics and Teaching Mindfulness to Physicians and Healthcare Professionals.- Part II.- Chapter 6. The Moral Arc of Mindfulness: Cultivating Virtues, Wisdom, and Compassion.- Chapter 7. The Purpose, Mechanisms and Benefits of Cultivating Ethics in Mindfulness-Integrated Cognitive Behavior Therapy.- Chapter 8. Mindfulness Based Symptom Management: Mindfulness as Applied Ethics.- Chapter 9. Promoting the Ethics of Care in a Mindfulness-based Program for Teachers.- Chapter 10. Compassion as the Highest Ethic.- Chapter 11. Core Values in Mindful Self-Compassion.- Chapter 12. Mindfulness, Compassion, and the Promise of Global Health Ethics.- Part III.- Chapter 13. Ethics of Teaching Mindfulness in Organizations.- Chapter 14. Paradoxes of Teaching Mindfulness in Business. - Chapter 15. Mindfulness and Minefields: Walking the Challenging Path of Awareness for Soldiers and Veterans.

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