Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression
a new approach to preventing relapse
Author: Segal, Zindel V.
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy unites 'Eastern' meditative practices and perspectives with 'Western' psychological epistemologies and practices. This new therapeutic approach has been developed to relieve human suffering, in this case for people experiencing depression. Through mindfulness there is the potential for personal transformation. Mindfulness involves paying attention in highly specific ways to the entire landscape, inner and outer, of one's experiences, including intense emotions. It lies at the core of Buddhist meditiative practices. Cognitive therapy involves the interaction (positive or negative) of thoughts and emotions. The authors present an 8-step program
Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Published: Guilford; New York. U.S.A.
Shelf Number: De19
Acquisiton Number: 2512