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Mindfulness for Anxiety free pdf Mindfulness is the central ingredient in a growing number of empirically supported treatments, and mindfulness practices hold great promise not only for personal development, but as remarkably powerful tools to augment virtually every form of psychotherapy. In Mindfulness for Anxiety, Dr. Siegel works with a young man who presents with stress-related chronic neck pain. First he helps the client to see that the mind plays a critical role in his presenting problem. Next, using the therapeutic understanding that resistance to mental and physical discomfort exacerbates suffering, Dr. Siegel works to identify the physical sensations and emotions that the client is struggling to avoid. Through practising acceptance of pain sensations, anxiety, and other emotions, the client is able to become more comfortable with these experiences as they arise, placing him on a path toward freedom from his disorder.

About Ronald D. Siegel

Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD, is an assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, where he has taught for over 25 years. He is a long-time student of mindfulness meditation and serves on the Board of Directors and faculty of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He teaches internationally about mindfulness and psychotherapy and mind/body treatment, has worked for many years in community mental health with inner-city children and families, and maintains a private clinical practice in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Dr. Siegel is coauthor of the self-treatment guide Back Sense: A Revolutionary Approach to Halting the Cycle of Chronic Back Pain (2001), which integrates Western and Eastern approaches for treating chronic back pain- coeditor of the critically acclaimed text Mindfulness and Psychotherapy (2005)- author of a recent book for general audiences, The Mindfulness Solution: Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems (2009), and coeditor of the upcoming Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy: Deepening Mindfulness in Clinical Practice (2012). He is also a regular contributor to other professional publications, and is codirector of the annual Harvard Medical School Conference on Meditation and Psychotherapy.

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Author : Ronald D. Siegel
Publisher : Magination Press, (American Psychological Association)
Data Published : 15 May 2012
ISBN : 1433811626
EAN : 9781433811623
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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