Quick links to some of the most influential names responsible for bringing mindfulness practice to mainstream healthcare and wellness.
Check out this 5 minute video about understanding mindfulness.
Jon Kabat Zinn, Founder of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Jon Kabat Zinn
Check out this great video as Marsha describes mindfulness as the foundation of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills training. DBT became the first evidence based therapy practice shown to be effective for chronically suicidal patients.
A 4 minute clip from Borderliner Notes on how Dr. Linehan learned what she now calls Radical Acceptance.
Steve demonstrates how mindful acceptance of the nature of mind plays out in an ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) treatment session. ACT is being applied and researched around the world to treat pain, anxiety, depression, addiction, and many other issues.
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is now being used to treat both depression and anxiety. Zindel describes his journey incorporating mindfulness with cognitive therapy to create more effective treatment for depression.
Dr. Marlatt has been a leader in addiction relapse prevention for decades. He explains how he adapted his Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach to avoiding relapse by adding in mindfulness training to create MBRP- Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention .
Dr. Neff is one of world's leading researchers on applying compassion to self and others. She heads a center that studies the health benefits of practicing compassion at the University of Texas. https://centerformsc.org is the link for Center for Mindful Self Compassion.
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