Wisdom and compassion in psychotherapy : deepening mindfulness in clinical practice
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Guilford Press
Place of Publication: New York
Source ID: shanti-sources-22127
Zotero Collections: Contemplation by Applied Subject, Psychiatry and Contemplation, Psychotherapy and Contemplation, Health Care and Contemplation, Psychology and Contemplation, Science and Contemplation
Abstract: 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 t.