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Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programmes
Mindfulness Interventions from Education to Health and Therapy

Edited By

Itai Ivtzan

ISBN 9781138240940
Published August 27, 2019 by Routledge
442 Pages

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Book Description

Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programmes: Mindfulness Interventions from Education to Health and Therapy offers the first comprehensive guide to all prominent, evidence-based mindfulness programmes available in the West.

The rapid growth of mindfulness in the Western world has given rise to an unprecedented wave of creative mindfulness programmes, offering tailor-made mindfulness practices for school teachers, students, parents, nurses, yoga teachers, athletes, pregnant women, therapists, care-takers, coaches, organisational leaders and lawyers. This book offers an in-depth engagement with these different programmes, emphasising not only the theory and research but also the practice. Exercises and activities are provided to enable the reader to first understand the programme and then experience its unique approach and benefits.

Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programmes will enrich your knowledge and experience of mindfulness practice, whether you are a practitioner, researcher or simply interested in the application of mindfulness.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Mindfulness Programs in the West: An Introduction

Itai Ivtzan

Mindfulness Programs in Therapy

Chapter 2

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Jennifer E. Krafft, Grayson M. Butcher, Michael E. Levin, and Michael P. Twohig

Chapter 3

Cultivating Wise Mind in Dialectical Behavior Therapy through Mindfulness

Dawn M. Salgado, Andrew W. White, Daphna Peterson, and Linda A. Dimeff

Chapter 4

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: Theory, Practice and Evidence Base

Diane Reibel and Donald McCown

Chapter 5

Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Support

Nirbhay N. Singh, Giulio E. Lancioni, Jeffrey Chan, Carrie L. McPherson, and Monica M. Jackman


Chapter 6

Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training (MMFT): Mindfulness Training for High-Stress and Trauma-Sensitive Contexts

Kelsey L. Larsen and Elizabeth A. Stanley

Chapter 7

Mindfulness-Based Emotional Balance: History of Development, Curriculum, and Research

Margaret Cullen, Gonzalo Brito-Pons, and Robert W. Roeser

Mindfulness Programs in Families

Chapter 8

Mindfulness-Based Childbirth and Parenting: Preparing a New Generation for Birthing and Beyond

Nancy Bardacke and Larissa G. Duncan

Chapter 9

Coping with the stress of parenting: The Mindful Parenting Program

Lisa-Marie Emerson and Susan Bӧgels

Chapter 10

Mindfulness-Based Relationship Enhancement for Couples

Nathan Bohy and James W. Carson

Chapter 11

Mindful Mamas: Mindfulness-Based Yoga for Depressed Women entering Motherhood

Laurel M. Hicks, Barbara Brookens-Harvey, and Maria Muzik

Chapter 12

A Ceremony of Losses: Mindfulness for Elders and Caregivers

Lucia McBee and Antonella Buranello

Mindfulness Programs in Health-Care

Chapter 13

Promoting Healing Through Mindful Medical Practice

Patricia Lynn Dobkin

Chapter 14

Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery: An adaptation of MBSR for people with cancer and their caregivers

Linda E Carlson, Erin Zelinski, Kirsti Toivonen, and Michelle Flynn

Chapter 15

Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement (MSPE)

Keith A. Kaufman, Carol R. Glass, and Timothy R. Pineau

Chapter 16

Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training (MB-EAT)

Jean L. Kristeller

Chapter 17

Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Insomnia

Jason C. Ong and Rachel Manber

Mindfulness Programs in Education

Chapter 18

Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education: The CARE for Teachers Program

Patricia A. Jennings, Anthony A. DeMauro, and Polina Mischenko

Chapter 19

"Wellness Works in Schools:" The Practice & Research of a Mindfulness Program in Urban Middle Schools

Cheryl T. Desmond, Wynne Kinder, Laurie B. Hanich, and Obioram C-B Chukwu

Chapter 20

Mindfulness for Adolescents: A Review of the Learning to BREATHE Program

Jennifer L. Frank, Kimberly M. Kohler, Lamiya Khan, and Patricia C. Broderick

Chapter 21

Audio-guided Mindful-Based Social Emotional Learning (MBSEL) training in school classrooms: The Inner Explorer Program

Jutta Tobias Mortlock, Laura Bakosh, and Janice Houlihan

Mindfulness Programs in Children & Adolescents

Chapter 22

Still Quiet Place: Sharing Mindfulness with Children and Adolescents

Amy Saltzman

Chapter 23

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Children
Jennifer Lee and Randye J. Semple

Mindfulness Programs at Work

Chapter 24

Mindful leadership

Jutta Tobias Mortlock and Jennifer Robinson

Chapter 25

Mindfulness Practice and the Law: Jurisight and the Skillful Means to Greet the Legal Profession

Scott Rogers and Sarah Stuart

Mindfulness Programs in Addiction

Chapter 26

Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement: A Review of its Theoretical Underpinnings, Clinical Application, and Biobehavioral Mechanisms

Eric L. Garland, Anne K. Baker, Michael R. Riquino, and Sarah E. Priddy

Chapter 27

Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictive Behaviors

Vanessa Somohano, Taylor Shank, and Sarah Bowen

Mindfulness Programs in Compassion

Chapter 28

Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)

Christopher Germer & Kristin Neff

Chapter 29

Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living (MBCL): A deepening programme for those with basic mindfulness skills

Erik van den Brink and Frits Koster

Mindfulness Programs in Psychological Flourishing

Chapter 30

Mindfulness-Based Strengths Practice (MBSP)

Roger Bretherton and Ryan M. Niemiec

Chapter 31

Mindfulness Based Flourishing Program (Positive Mindfulness Program)

Tarli Young and Itai Ivtzan

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Itai Ivtzan is a positive psychologist, an associate professor at Naropa University, and an honorary senior research associate at University College London. He has spent much time studying, writing books and teaching classes in the field of meditation.


"This book is a celebration of mindfulness as a fully scientific, well-adapted system for an active life in the West. Every intervention presented here is a living proof that Mindfulness has become a prominent antidote to our Western malaise: a hyperactive, distracted and scattered mind that knows no satisfaction. As part of this burnout society, in which we are constantly everywhere and nowhere, this book, driven by both academic passion and deep compassion, signifies a landmark in our understanding of human suffering and its cure." - Shai Tubali, author of Indestructible You: Building a Self that cannot be Broken

"Cleary written, enjoyable and mind-expanding, this book is a must-read! The chapters go well beyond providing a theoretical understanding, updating and organizing the expansive variety of mindfulness-based work with page-turning case examples and wide-ranging transformative activities that we could all begin using immediately." - Francis Kaklauskas PsyD CGP FAGPA, lead editor of Brilliant Sanity: Buddhist Approaches to Psychotherapy

"Encyclopaedic in its range, this book performs a vitally important role. It collates and succinctly describes every significant mindfulness therapy and program, and so provides an essential resource for anyone who practices or studies mindfulness, and anyone who would like to benefit from it." - Steve Taylor Ph.D., author of The Leap, and Spiritual Science.