Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy: Deepening Mindfulness in Clinical Practice

Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy: Deepening Mindfulness in Clinical Practice

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Bringing together leading scholars, scientists, and clinicians, this compelling volume explores how therapists can cultivate wisdom and compassion in themselves and their clients. Chapters describe how combining insights from ancient contemplative practices and modern research can enhance the treatment of anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, suicidal behavior, couple conflict, and parenting stress. Seamlessly edited, the book features numerous practical exercises and rich clinical examples. It examines whether wisdom and compassion can be measured objectively, what they look like in the therapy relationship, their role in therapeutic change, and how to integrate them into treatment planning and goal setting. The book includes a foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Product Details

  • Publication Date: 2012-03-07
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
  • Product Group: Book
  • Manufacturer: The Guilford Press
  • Binding: Hardcover, 407 pages
  • Item Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 910L x 630W x 130H
    • Weight: 1580000
  • Package Dimensions:
    • Dimensions: 920L x 630W x 130H
    • Weight: 155
  • List Price: $73.00
  • UPC: 001462503764
  • ISBN: 1462503764
  • ASIN: 1462503764

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