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Mindfulness and the Therapeutic Relationship

ISBN13: 9781609180195
Author(s): Steven F. Hick and Thomas Bien
Publisher: Guilford Publications, 2010
SKU code: 9781609180195
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AU$31.79

Overview

A number of books have explored the ways psychotherapy clients can benefit from learning and practicing mindfulness. This is the first volume to focus specifically on how mindfulness can deepen the therapeutic relationship. Grounded in research, chapters demonstrate how therapists' own mindfulness practice can help them to listen more attentively and be more fully present.

Leading proponents of different treatment approaches - including behavioral, psychodynamic, and family systems perspectives - illustrate a variety of ways that mindfulness principles can complement standard techniques and improve outcomes by strengthening the connection between therapist and client. Also presented are practical strategies for integrating mindfulness into clinical training.

Author(s): Steven F. Hick and Thomas Bien