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Rebecca Crane is an MBCT teacher and trainer, a Research Fellow within the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, School of Psychology, Bangor University, UK, and author of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

Lisa Dale Miller is a private practice psychotherapist specializing in mindfulness psychotherapy and Somatic Experiencing therapy for the treatment of mood disorders, trauma, addiction, emotion dysregulation, chronic pain, and relationship distress. She is the author of a highly regarded book on Buddhist psychology for mental health professionals, Effortless Mindfulness.

Click here to listen to Lisa Dale Miller interviewed on Shrink Rap Radio.

Richard W. Sears, PsyD, MBA, ABPP, is clinical/research faculty at the University of Cincinnati Center for Integrative Health & Wellness, volunteer associate professor of clinical psychiatry and behavioral neurosciences with the UC College of Medicine, and a psychologist contractor at the Alliance Institute for Integrative Medicine. He regularly conducts MBCT groups at the Alliance Institute for Integrative Medicine.

  • Mindfulness in Positive Psychology

    The Science of Meditation and Wellbeing

    Edited by Itai Ivtzan, Tim Lomas

    Mindfulness in Positive Psychology brings together the latest thinking in these two important disciplines. Positive psychology, the science of wellbeing and strengths, is the fastest growing branch of psychology, offering an optimal home for the research and application of mindfulness. As we…

    Paperback – 2016-03-24
    Routledge

  • The Mindfulness-Informed Educator

    Building Acceptance and Psychological Flexibility in Higher Education

    Edited by Jennifer Block-Lerner, LeeAnn Cardaciotto

    The Mindfulness-Informed Educator moves a growing body of evidence related to the efficacy of mindfulness- and acceptance-based approaches to the context of higher education, suggesting ways to foster psychological flexibility within and outside of the classroom. In the book, professionals across…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents

    A 12-Session Curriculum

    By Sam Himelstein, Stephen Saul

    Mindfulness-Based Substance Abuse Treatment for Adolescents is a group-based curriculum incorporating mindfulness, self-awareness, and substance-abuse treatment strategies for use with adolescents dealing with substance use. The evidence-based, how-to format provides a curriculum for professionals…

    Paperback – 2015-06-22
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness-Based Compassionate Living

    A new training programme to deepen mindfulness with heartfulness

    By Erik van den Brink, Frits Koster

    Mindfulness involves learning to be more aware of life as it unfolds moment by moment, even if these moments bring us difficulty, pain or suffering. This is a challenge we will all face at some time in our lives, and which health professionals face every day in their work. The Mindfulness-Based…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20
    Routledge

  • Counseling for Wellness and Prevention

    Helping People Become Empowered in Systems and Settings, 3rd Edition

    By Robert K. Conyne

    Counseling for Wellness and Prevention brings Preventative Counseling, one of prevention’s founding texts, firmly into the twenty-first century. Counseling for Wellness and Prevention thoroughly updates and significantly expands on discussions of practical applications and emerging best practices.…

    Paperback – 2015-05-06
    Routledge

  • How to Get the Most Out of CBT

    A client's guide

    By Windy Dryden

    How to Get the Most Out of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT): A client’s guide is aimed at those who are either considering consulting a cognitive behaviour therapist or who are actually consulting such a therapist. Written by one of the world’s leading CBT practitioners, it will steer you through…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • How to Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of CBT

    A therapist's guide

    By Windy Dryden

    How to Help Your Clients Get the Most Out of CBT: A therapist's guide is a practical guide, which will show therapists, both experienced and novice, how to assist clients and help them decide whether CBT is suitable for them and, if so, to help them get the most out of therapy. Rather than…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    Routledge

  • Finding Your Way with Your Baby

    The emotional life of parents and babies

    By Dilys Daws, Alexandra de Rementeria

    Finding Your Way with Your Baby explores the emotional experience of the baby in the first year, and that of the mother, father and other significant adults. It does so in a way that is deeply informed by psychoanalytic understandings, infant observation, developmental science and decades of…

    Paperback – 2015-02-16
    Routledge

  • Building Competence in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

    Transcripts and Insights for Working With Stress, Anxiety, Depression, and Other Problems

    By Richard W. Sears

    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is an evidence-based program that combines mindfulness and cognitive therapy techniques for working with stress, anxiety, depression, and other problems. Building Competence in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy provides the first transcript of an entire…

    Paperback – 2015-02-02
    Routledge

  • The Aging Mind

    An owner's manual

    By Patrick Rabbitt

    No-one approaches aging with enthusiasm. Activities we accomplish easily in our 20s and 30s become more difficult as we grow old but, though change is inevitable, recognising and understanding precisely what is happening to our bodies and minds allows us to continue to manage and enjoy our lives.…

    Paperback – 2014-12-10
    Routledge

  • Surviving Family Care Giving

    Co-ordinating effective care through collaborative communication

    By Gráinne Smith

    Surviving Family Care Giving: Co-ordinating effective care through collaborative communication is a practical book for family and other home carers in a variety of situations. Gráinne Smith shows how to provide the most effective coordinated care possible through constructive communication and…

    Paperback – 2014-09-24
    Routledge

  • The Adult ADHD Tool Kit

    Using CBT to Facilitate Coping Inside and Out

    By J. Russell Ramsay, Anthony L. Rostain

    A central source of frustration for most adults with ADHD is that they know what they need to do but they have difficulties turning their intentions into actions. These difficulties also interfere with their ability to use self-help books and to get the most out of psychosocial treatments that…

    Paperback – 2014-09-24
    Routledge

  • Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors

    A Workbook of Hope and Healing

    By Lisa Ferentz

    Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors offers inspiring, hopeful, creative resources for the millions of male and female adolescents and adults who struggle with eating disorders, addictions, any form of self-mutilation. It is also a workbook for the clinicians who treat them. Using journaling…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge

  • Mindfulness for Therapists

    Practice for the Heart

    By Eric E. McCollum

    Mindfulness for Therapists: Practice for the Heart encourages therapists to embrace mindfulness practice to create presence and depth in their work with clients. Mindfulness helps therapists cultivate compassion, relieve stress, and weather the often emotionally difficult work of providing therapy.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
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  • Why Love Matters

    How affection shapes a baby's brain, 2nd Edition

    By Sue Gerhardt

    Why Love Matters explains why loving relationships are essential to brain development in the early years, and how these early interactions can have lasting consequences for future emotional and physical health. This second edition follows on from the success of the first, updating the scientific…

    Paperback – 2014-09-09
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  • Beyond a Shadow of a Diet

    The Comprehensive Guide to Treating Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating, and Emotional Overeating, 2nd Edition

    By Judith Matz, Ellen Frankel

     Beyond a Shadow of a Diet is the most comprehensive book available for professionals working with clients who struggle with Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Eating or Emotional Overeating. The authors present research revealing that food restrictions in the pursuit of weight loss actually…

    Paperback – 2014-04-04
    Routledge

  • Effortless Mindfulness

    Genuine Mental Health Through Awakened Presence

    By Lisa Dale Miller

    Effortless Mindfulness promotes genuine mental health through the direct experience of awakened presence—an effortlessly embodied, fearless understanding of and interaction with the way things truly are. The book offers a uniquely modern Buddhist psychological understanding of mental health…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge

  • Rekindling Desire

    2nd Edition

    By Barry McCarthy, Emily McCarthy

    For over a decade Rekindling Desire has helped to restore and restructure sexuality in thousands of lives. This expanded edition continues the exploration of inhibited sexual desire and no-sex relationships by respected therapist Barry McCarthy, who brings decades of knowledge and the expertise…

    Paperback – 2013-12-11
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  • Living with the Enemy

    Coping with the stress of chronic illness using CBT, mindfulness and acceptance

    By Ray Owen

    ‘This isn’t living, this is just existing.’ A long-term physical health condition – a chronic illness, or even a disability – can take over your existence. Battling against the effects of the condition can take so much of your time and energy that it feels like the rest of your life is ‘on hold’.…

    Paperback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge

  • Facing the Storm

    Using CBT, Mindfulness and Acceptance to Build Resilience When Your World's Falling Apart

    By Ray Owen

    Highly Commended in the 2012 BMA Book Awards We live in a world where bad things can, and do, happen irrespective of whether we are good or bad, whether we consider ourselves lucky or doomed, and with no regard to fairness. Any of us can find ourselves facing redundancy, the breakdown of a…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge

  • Overcoming Your Workplace Stress

    A CBT-based Self-help Guide

    By Martin R. Bamber

    Occupational stress affects millions of people every year and is not only costly to the individual – in terms of their mental and physical health – but also results in major costs for organisations due to workplace absence and loss of productivity. This Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) based…

    Paperback – 2011-06-01
    Routledge

  • Developing Resilience

    A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach

    By Michael Neenan

    Some individuals emerge from grim experiences stronger in mind and spirit than others who suffered the same fate. In this book, Michael Neenan suggests that it is the meanings that we attach to events, and not the events themselves, that determine our reactions to them; this is why…

    Paperback – 2009-06-08
    Routledge