Brilliant Sanity: Buddhist Approaches to Psychotherapy

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University of Rockies Press, 2008 - Philosophy - 396 pages
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"Brilliant Sanity" is a rare feat. This engaging and informative book is sure to become essential for psychotherapy scholars, acceptance and mindfulness researchers, and clinicians alike. This is one not to be missed.--Doug Mennin, Ph.D., Yale University.
 

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Contents

Working with Existential and Neurotic Suffering
3
An Existential Framework for Buddhism World Religions and Psychotherapy Culture and Diversity Considerations
19
Therapist Subjectivity in Contemplative Psychotherapy
39
Warriorship A Tradition of Fearlessness and its Impact on Contemplative Psychotherapy
65
Psychotherapy as an Expression of the Spiritual Journey Based on the Experience of Shunyata
87
Buddhism Psychology and Neuroscience The Promises and Pitfalls of a Neurobiologically Informed Contemplative Psychotherapy
99
Large Group Process Grounding Buddhist and Psychological Theory in Personal Experience
133
Group as a Mindfulness Practice
161
Resonance and Exchange in Contemplative Psychotherapy
239
Exploring Countertransference Emptiness and Joy in the Path of the Therapist
259
Windhorse Therapy Creating Environments that Arouse the Energy of Health and Sanity
275
Contemplative Psychotherapy Integrating Western Psychology and Eastern Philosophy
299
Mothering in the Moment Explorations on Mindfulness in Mothering and Therapeutic Experiences
309
From Eros to Enlightenment
337
Psychoanalysis and Buddhism Paths of Disappointment
347
Psychotherapy and the Paramitas Walking the Bodhisattvas Path
355

A Discipline of Inquisitiveness The BodySpeechMind Approach to Contemplative Supervision
175
Maitri Space Awareness Developing the Therapist Within
195
The Body in Psychotherapy Dancing with the Paradox
213
Listening Beyond the Words Working with Exchange
225
A Personal Journey with Buddhist Psychotherapy
365
About the Contributors
381
Name Index
389
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