A Clinician’s Guide to Teaching Mindfulness: The Comprehensive Session-by-Session Program for Mental Health Professionals and Health Care Providers

By | October 29, 2017
A Clinician's Guide to Teaching Mindfulness: The Comprehensive Session-by-Session Program for Mental Health Professionals and Health Care Providers Author Christiane Wolf MD PhD
ISBN-10 1626251398
ISBN-13 9781626251397
Year 2015-06-01
Pages 232
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Mindfulness based interventions have exploded in popularity due to their success in treating everything from everyday stress to more serious mental health conditions such as depression anxiety and post traumatic stress disorder PTSD This breakthrough book provides professionals with a comprehensive session by session guide to teaching mindfulness complete with the scripts and training materials needed to teach introductory mindfulness in a wide variety of settings despite theoretical background Mindfulnessonce an ancient practice honed in Buddhist monasteriesis now a mainstream evidence based secular intervention employed by trained health and mental health professionals worldwide The rapid spread of mindfulness increasingly involves psychologists physicians social workers therapists counselors spiritual advisers life coaches and education professionals trained in their respective disciplines Additionally research continues to show that mindfulness is an effective treatment for anxiety depression stress pain relief and many other illnesses If you are a professional interested in teaching mindfulness this book will provide you with everything you need to get started right away The introductory six week protocol outlined in this book is easy to use and can be implemented in a variety of settings ranging from an outpatient mental health clinic to an inpatient oncology clinic from a substance abuse recovery program to educational settings In addition this book will tell you what to bring to each class provides outlines for each session offers scripts to help you differentiate the weekly meditative practices and provides invaluable resources for further study and professional development If youre looking to integrate mindfulness into your professional work this is your go to guide

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