Mindfulness

Mindfulness has become all the rage....but how do you artfully integrate it into your own therapeutic practice.  Learn from these practitioners!

Integrating Mindfulness into Counseling and Psychotherapy
by Ronald D. Siegel
What is “mindfulness” and how can we actually use it with our clients? Understand the principles of mindfulness-oriented psychotherapy and its application for a range of clinical issues in this new video with mindfulness expert Dr. Ronald D. Siegel.
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Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention for Addictions (2-video set)
This new video set will give you an excellent foundation for mindfulness-based therapy—particularly with clients in recovery. Here, mindfulness experts Dr. Sarah Bowen and Devin Ashwood offer a rich overview and a live group process demonstration using tools from Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP).
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Mindfulness for Life: An Interview with Jon Kabat-Zinn
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
What exactly is mindfulness and why has it recently become so popular in the mental health field? Here Jon Kabat-Zinn, leading expert on the topic and the pivotal figure in bringing Buddhist meditation to Western medicine, discusses the essence and foundational principles of mindfulness, inspiring all of us to embrace the “full catastrophe” of life. 
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Mindfulness, Self, and Contact with the Present Moment
by Steven Hayes
In this fourth video of the ACT in Action series, you’ll learn about the mindfulness components of ACT.

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The Healing Power of Mindful Parenting
by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Myla Kabat-Zinn
Most parents would agree that parenting is one of the most stressful occupations on the planet, for which there is very little training. Here Jon and Myla Kabat-Zinn, preeminent experts on mindful parenting, combine ancient wisdom with the latest psychological research to offer tools and techniques to help parents—and the therapists who treat them—navigate the challenges of parenting.
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Mind-Body Therapy
by Ernest Rossi
Ernest Rossi brings to light important new research indicating that the brain is constantly growing and changing, and, with this, the profound realization that our mind and its responses can also change. Watch pioneer Ernest Rossi demonstrate a Mind-Body approach in an actual therapy session in this 3-part video.

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The 7 Skills for Addiction-Free Living: Stress Management
by Jon Carlson, PsyD and Judy Lewis
Watch two therapists demonstrate psychoeducational activities to clients in recovery, including relaxation exercises, lifestyle adjustment strategies, thought pattern correction methods, and the creation of action plans for preventing stressful circumstances. 

Part of the 7-video series: The 7 Skills for Addiction-Free Living
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Cognitive Defusion
by Steven Hayes
In this third video of the ACT in Action series, you will learn about the core ACT principle of cognitive defusion—a process of de-fusing from your thoughts and learning to accept them without struggle so that you are free engage with life more consciously and intentionally. 

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Control and Acceptance
by Steven Hayes
In this second video of the ACT in Action series, you will learn how ACT takes on the power of our unruly thoughts and unwanted feelings.  

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Facing the Struggle
by Steven Hayes
In excerpts of sessions with several different clients, Hayes introduces us to creative hopelessness—a process unique to ACT, in which clients examine how controlling and avoiding difficult feelings has diminished the quality of their lives.

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Psychological Flexibility
by Steven Hayes
Psychological flexibility—or the ability to make contact with our experiences in the present moment fully and without defense—is the theme unifying the constellation of client issues presented in this final video in the ACT in Action series. 

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Positive Psychology and Psychotherapy
by Martin Seligman
Martin Seligman shows how to apply the principles of positive psychology to the practice of psychotherapy.
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Values and Action
by Steven Hayes
In this fifth video in the ACT in Action series, we learn about the importance of values in therapy and how to incorporate them into clinical practice. 

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ACT in Action: 6-Video Series
by Steven Hayes
If you're interested in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, this in-depth, 6-video series will teach you all you want to know and more. You'll be introduced to the core ACT concepts by Steven Hayes, and learn by watching numerous sessions conducted by Hayes and other leading ACT practitioners with a variety of clients. 



Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice
by John Sommers-Flanagan, Rita Sommers-Flanagan
Finally, some examples of the major psychotherapy theories all in one video! John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan present eleven of the best-known approaches to counseling and psychotherapy side-by-side, with real therapy sessions and extensive commentary covering theory, strategy, and effective techniques.
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Ronald Siegel on Integrating Mindfulness into Psychotherapy
Mindfulness expert and psychotherapist, Ronald D. Siegel, shares his insights about how—and when—to integrate mindfulness practices into psychotherapy.
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Tara Brach on Mindfulness, Psychotherapy and Awakening
Buddhist meditation teacher and clinical psychologist, Tara Brach, PhD, discusses her evolution as a clinical psychologist and spiritual teacher, the painful illness that inspired her latest book, her commitment to help heal the planet and to love life—no matter what.
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Mark Epstein on Mindfulness and Psychotherapy
Psychiatrist and author Epstein discusses his introduction to mindfulness meditation, dealing with desire, disappointment, and more.
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Thupten Jinpa on Fearless Compassion
Dr. Thupten Jinpa's family escaped from Tibet to India when he was just a year old and he began his monastic life shortly thereafter. He has been the Dalai Lama's primary English interpreter and book editor for nearly 30 years and is the author most recently of, A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives.
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Louis Cozolino on the Integration of Neuroscience into Psychotherapy—and its Limitations
Psychologist and neuroscience researcher Louis Cozolino describes the many twists, turns and theoretical orientations he's traversed in his over four decades in the field, the need for psychotherapists to be less passive, and the applications of neuroscience to psychotherapy both now and in the future.
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True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart
by Tara Brach
Clinical Psychologist and Buddhism expert Tara Brach, PhD, shares her insights about working with pain and suffering, meeting our edge and softening, and the simple but profound technique she uses with clients to bring mindful awareness into their daily lives.
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Complex PTSD: From Surviving to Thriving
by Pete Walker
In this excerpt from his newly-released book, Pete Walker offers therapists an accessible, compassionate and refreshingly de-pathologizing framework for treating clients whose childhood abuse and neglect have created lifelong suffering and instability.
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What Remains: The Aftermath of Patient Suicide
by Margaret Clausen
Psychologist Margaret Clausen shares poignantly about the loss of her client to suicide,  the steps she took to heal her grief, and the isolation and shame that many clinicians needlessly suffer in the wake of client suicide.
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Our Hungry Selves: Women, Eating and Identity
by Kim Chernin
Famed feminist and psychotherapist, Kim Chernin, discusses her work with women, body image and eating disorders over the past 40 years. Not surprisingly, eating disorders are at an all time high in our culture. She discusses what has changed and what seemingly never will.
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Whiteness Matters: Exploring White Privilege, Color Blindness and Racism in Psychotherapy
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William Richards on Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy and Mystical Experiences
Psychologist William Richards discusses his research on psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for dying cancer patients, and the larger trends to legitimize research and use of psychedelics for alleviating suffering.
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