Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

By: Richard W. Sears (author), Kathleen M. Chard (author), Zindel V. Segal (foreword_author)Hardback

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MBCT for PTSD provides solid principles, practical tools, and numerous case examples for integrating mindfulness into PTSD treatment. Based on the authors experience in the first randomized controlled clinical trial, this pioneering book expands the range of potential treatment options. * MBCT has been growing in popularity, and has solid research support, but this is the first text to apply it to trauma survivors * This pioneering text is based on the authors experience in using MBCT for PTSD in the first randomized controlled clinical trial * Containing numerous case examples, it expands the range of potential treatment options and lends new hope for trauma survivors to lead more fulfilling lives * The authors combined have a unique set of expert skills; Dr Chard is a well-known expert on PTSD, and Dr Sears is an expert on mindfulness and MBCT

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Contents

Notes on Authors ix Foreword xi Acknowledgments xiii Notes on Audio Resources xv 1 Introduction 1 2 Trauma, PTSD, and Current Treatments 7 Diagnostic Criteria for PTSD 7 Biology of PTSD 10 Who develops PTSD? 12 Current Evidence ]Based Treatments for PTSD 13 3 Mindfulness 22 Mindfulness Defined 22 Mechanisms of Action 34 How Mindfulness is Different 51 Treatments Utilizing Mindfulness 53 4 Overview of MBCT for PTSD 58 Outline of MBCT Sessions 59 Basic CBT Principles Used in MBCT 66 MBCT Mindfulness Exercises 75 Mindful Inquiry 92 5 Delivery of MBCT for PTSD 98 Which Delivery Format is Best to Use and When? 98 MBCT for PTSD Delivered in an Individual Format 99 MBCT for PTSD Delivered in a Group Format 124 Practicalities for Conducting MBCT Sessions for PTSD 131 Future Directions 135 6 Developing Personal and Professional Competence 140 The Importance of the Therapist s Own Practice 140 Mindfulness and Therapist Self ]Care 142 Developing Competence in MBCT for PTSD 143 Resources 148 References 156 Index 182

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/05/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781118691458
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781118691458
  • weight: 402
  • ISBN10: 1118691458

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