Integrative Mental Health

105 Spirituality and Its Discontents

Jack Kornfield

Jack KornfieldGiven the ever-growing popularity of mindfulness, more people are adopting the mistaken belief that simply spending enough time in lotus pose is the key to solving all their life difficulties and insecurities. In this Webcast Session on mindfulness Continue reading

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204 Suggesting Mindfulness

Michael Yapko

Michael YapkoWe often think of mindfulness as a solitary, self-directed practice that makes clients less reactive to outer (and inner) voices. But as Michael Yapko argues in this Webcast Session, guiding our clients into mindfulness features an inevitable dimension not present in solitary meditation. Continue reading

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301 Keynote : Coming to Our Senses: On Healing Ourselves and the World

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-ZinnWe live in an era beset by collective attention deficit disorder and haunted by uncertainty about how safe we are. In this immensely popular keynote from our 2005 Networker Symposium, Jon Kabat-Zinn argues that we can come to our senses through mindful awareness practice. Continue reading

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305 Emotional Healing

Tara Brach

Tara BrachPerhaps never before has it been so important to teach clients tools for training their attention, offering them a sense of refuge and calm in the face of life’s challenges. In this experiential Symposium 2013 Workshop, Tara Brach artfully weaves Continue reading

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306 Transcending the Habitual

Eugene Gendlin

Eugene GendlinAt times, therapists can make the mistake of putting more focus on clients’ emotions than on their whole lived experience. In this Webcast Session, Eugene Gendlin makes the case for getting our clients to deliberately focus on the body and sense the full Continue reading

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402 The Now Moment

Chris Germer and Diana Fosha

Chris GermerDiana Fosha

Over the years, our notions of therapeutic interaction have increasingly come to emphasize a quality of “now-ness” and immediate presence for both therapist and client. Our current ideas of what constitutes a corrective emotional experience Continue reading

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404 Customizing Mindfulness

Ron Siegel

Esther PerelAs mindfulness practice is increasingly being integrated into psychotherapy, therapists too often have come to see it as a one-size-fits-all remedy. But, as Ron Siegel’s Symposium 2013 Workshop demonstrates, mindfulness practices actually include  Continue reading

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405 Bringing the Felt Sense into the Consulting Room

Joan Klagsbrun

Joan KlagsbrunWhen clients get stuck in their emotions—reactive anger, overwhelming sadness, frantic worry—engaging them in a body-oriented felt sense of their experience can guide them toward healing, movement, and growth. In this Webcast Session, learn how to Continue reading

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502 Using Mindfulness to Deepen Emotional Experience

Diana Fosha

Esther PerelFor webcast presenter Diana Fosha, emotion is more than a feeling—it’s a whole body experience. With the goal of helping her clients connect to their own vitality, she engages them in experiential practices designed to integrate mind and body. Explore Continue reading

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