Mindfulness and Yoga for Self Regulation

Author: Catherine P. Cook-Cottone, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826198635
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The first book to present mindfulness and yoga-based treatment for dysregulated, consumption-oriented disorders Mindfulness and yoga-based approaches as beneficial supplements to traditional mental health paradigms are well supported by empirical research. Although numerous texts have examined these approaches for treatment of depression, anxiety, and eating disorders, this is the first to address mindfulness and yoga-based approaches as embodied tools for reducing dysregulation associated with self-destructive and consumption-oriented behaviors. Introducing the basic theoretical foundations, key practices, and comprehensive protocols of mindfulness and yoga-based approaches for the treatment of externally oriented behaviors, the text is targeted at mental health professionals who wish to learn how to incorporate these techniques into their practice. The book explores the societal influences that lead to the externally oriented, idealized, and ultimately self-defeating concept of the individual. It provides the structure and practical applications for clinicians to help their clients overcome struggles with externally oriented behaviors and discover an internal sense of satisfaction and peace of mind. Tapping into the concept of a "hungry self" within the context of consumerism, the book advocates mindfulness and yoga approaches as alternate pathways toward a contented, regulated, and authentic experience of self. It addresses various aspects of the consumptive self and defines related syndromes such as disordered eating, compulsive shopping, substance use, and gambling. Creating a context for using alternative and complementary approaches, the book describes the challenges of traditional therapies. It then covers the conceptual aspects of mindfulness and yoga and describes specific protocols that facilitate behaviors associated with a healthy experience of the self for a variety of disorders. Key Features: Describes mindfulness and yoga approaches as an effective treatment for a range of consumption and self-regulation issues--the first book of its kind Explains how to integrate mindfulness and yoga with traditional mental health paradigms for maximum benefits Designed for clinicians with minimal background in yoga or mindfulness Combines a conceptual overview of embodied self-regulation with practical techniques Reviews treatment protocols informed by mindfulness and yoga practices covering their evidence base and contraindications for use

Mindfulness and Yoga in Schools

Author: Catherine P. Cook-Cottone, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826131735
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the first research-based text intended to help teachers and practitioners implement mindfulness and yoga programs in schools. A complete review of the literature on mindfulness and yoga interventions is provided along with detailed steps on how to implement such programs. Training requirements, classroom set-up, trauma-sensitive practices, and existing quality programs are reviewed. Twelve core principles of mindfulness and yoga in schools are woven throughout for the utmost in continuity. As a whole, the book provides tools for enhancing classroom and school practices as well as personal well-being. It is distinguished by its emphasis on research, translation of research into practice, and insight into potential roadblocks when using mindfulness and yoga in schools. Mindfulness and Yoga in Schools provides: A thorough examination of the efficacy of mindfulness and yoga in reducing stress and conflict and enhancing student engagement to serve as a rationale for integrating such programs into schools How-to sections for training, classroom and lesson plan preparation, and implementing specific techniques and comprehensive programs Photographs, scripts, and figures to help implement your own programs A tool for assessing and cultivating teacher and student self-care Part I reviews the conceptual model for embodied self-regulation and the risks associated with a lack of self-regulation, an intervention model used in education, and tips for implementing mindfulness and yogic practices within this approach. Parts II and III review the philosophical underpinnings of mindfulness and yoga and critically review the mindfulness and yoga protocols and interventions implemented in schools. Part IV addresses mindful self-care for students and teachers, including a scale for establishing self-care goals and a scoring system.

The Elements of Counseling Children and Adolescents

Author: Catherine P. Cook-Cottone, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826130046
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"The authors" choice of key elements results in a book that provides knowledge essential for beginning counselors to learn and for experienced counselors to reviewÖ. Consequently, The Elements of Counseling Children and Adolescents should be useful for students in the helping professions, includingÖpsychology, social work, and counseling." óFrom the Foreword by Scott T. Meier, PhD, coauthor, The Elements of Counseling "Offers precise, practical guidance based on a proven teaching format." Tailored to the specific needs of the child and adolescent client, this concise, easy-to-read primer provides essential and practical guidelines for counselors and psychologists who are training to work with children in both clinical and school settings. It is modeled after the highly successful and time-tested "Elements ofÖ" format used in many teaching disciplines. The book distills the basic concepts that beginning professionals must keep in mind as they approach practice, offering guidance in a logical, numbered sequence from setting the stage for the counseling process through the essentials of building and maintaining an active counseling practice. In addition to facilitating learning with its precise, easily understood rules and principles, the book provides potent guidance for both common and challenging situations. Key concepts such as using developmentally appropriate language and activities are covered, along with critical issues such as collaborating with parents and other professionals, responding to crisis situations, and counselor self-awareness and self-care. Case examples of clientñcounselor dialogues in each chapter illustrate foundational concepts, and an overview of how to use the text for transcript analysis in training programs is also included. Written by experienced counseling and therapy educators and professionals, this versatile text will be a welcome addition for courses in counseling children and adolescents as well as other courses across the curriculum in school counseling; school psychology; marriage, child, and family counseling; and clinical social work. KEY FEATURES: Distills the essential components of therapy and counseling with children and adolescents in a highly useful, time-tested "Elements ofÖ" format Adaptable to a range of counseling-related courses across the curriculum Provides illustrative examples of counselorñclient dialogues Includes instructor's manual

Research Based Perspectives on the Psychophysiology of Yoga

Author: Telles, Shirley
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522527893
Format: PDF, Docs
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Yoga has evolved into a popular fitness practice across the globe. With the various schools of practice, it is imperative for practitioners to study both traditional texts and emerging scientific research in this area. Research-Based Perspectives on the Psychophysiology of Yoga is a unique reference source for the latest academic material on the physiological effects of yoga and cultivating a deeper understanding of yoga practice through the intersection of traditional texts and contemporary research. Including a range of topics such as occupational health, neurobiology, and women’s health, this book is ideally designed for professionals, practitioners, students, educators, and academics interested in the effects, challenges, and benefits of yoga practice.

Body Positive

Author: Elizabeth A. Daniels
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108317596
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What would it be like to feel good about your body? Does anyone really fully appreciate their body? If diverse body shapes and sizes were shown in the media, would this change your perception? While this book addresses all of these questions and more, it is not simply a standard scientific exploration of poor body image. Instead, it examines a new movement focused on understanding what it is that leads people to love, appreciate, take care of, and embrace their bodies. Featuring chapters written by leading, international experts in the science and practice of body image, Body Positive is a provocative and engaging look at how we feel about our physical selves in the twenty-first century - and how we can all come to feel better than we currently do.

The Elements of Counseling Children and Adolescents Second Edition

Author: Catherine P. Cook-Cottone, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826162142
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This unique, user-friendly text distills essential and up-to-date guidelines for students and practitioners of child and adolescent counseling. Featuring concise, step-by-step protocols supported by evidence-based practice, the book is organized in a logical sequence, from setting the stage for the counseling process to the essentials of active counseling. The second edition is distinguished by a more holistic approach to counseling that focuses on the client’s narrative, goal-setting as a partnership between counselor and client, and heightened sensitivity to all forms of diversity. This includes new content about LBTQIA clients and those suffering from trauma or substance abuse. The second edition focuses on strategies for fostering growth and self-inquiry and presents new information on teaching tools for stress tolerance, negotiating social conflict, and the importance of monitoring progress. Key concepts such as using developmentally appropriate language and activities are addressed, and as are critical issues such as collaborating with parents and other professionals, responding to crisis situations, and counselor self-awareness and self-care. Case examples of client/counselor dialogues along with summary and questions at the end of each chapter illustrate foundational concepts and facilitate critical thinking. An instructor manual is also included. New to the Second Edition: Promotes goal-setting as a partnership between counselor and client Fosters sensitivity to LBTQIA clients and other forms of diversity Includes updated section on crisis intervention and effective referral skills Focuses on strategies for facilitating client growth and self-inquiry Distills new tools for stress tolerance Teaches skills for negotiating social conflict and addressing technology use Key Features: Distills essential, practical skills for counseling children and adolescents Based on a proven teaching format Includes the most current evidence-based interventions Offers a holistic approach to counseling Advocates a strong focus on the client narrative

The Elements of Counseling Children and Adolescents

Author: CATHERINE P. COOK-COTTONE (PH.D.)
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780826162137
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This unique, user-friendly text distills essential and up-to-date guidelines for students and practitioners of child and adolescent counseling. Featuring concise, step-by-step protocols supported by evidence-based practice, the book is organized in a logical sequence, from setting the stage for the counseling process to the essentials of active counseling. The second edition is distinguished by a more holistic approach to counseling that focuses on the client's narrative, goal-setting as a partnership between counselor and client, and heightened sensitivity to all forms of diversity. This includes new content about LBTQIA clients and those suffering from trauma or substance abuse. The second edition focuses on strategies for fostering growth and self-inquiry and presents new information on teaching tools for stress tolerance, negotiating social conflict, and the importance of monitoring progress. Key concepts such as using developmentally appropriate language and activities are addressed, and as are critical issues such as collaborating with parents and other professionals, responding to crisis situations, and counselor self-awareness and self-care. Case examples of client/counselor dialogues along with summary and questions at the end of each chapter illustrate foundational concepts and facilitate critical thinking. An instructor manual is also included. New to the Second Edition: Promotes goal-setting as a partnership between counselor and client Fosters sensitivity to LBTQIA clients and other forms of diversity Includes updated section on crisis intervention and effective referral skills Focuses on strategies for facilitating client growth and self-inquiry Distills new tools for stress tolerance Teaches skills for negotiating social conflict and addressing technology use Key Features: Distills essential, practical skills for counseling children and adolescents Based on a proven teaching format Includes the most current evidence-based interventions Offers a holistic approach to counseling Advocates a strong focus on the client narrative

Achtsamkeitsbasierte Kognitive Therapie bei Bipolaren St rungen

Author: Thilo Deckersbach
Publisher: Klett-Cotta
ISBN: 3608269231
Format: PDF, Docs
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Die erste achtsamkeitsbasierte Gruppentherapie für Bipolare Störung Dieses Manual für die Achtsamkeitsbasierte Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie (MBCT) bei Bipolaren Störungen wurde speziell auf Patienten ausgerichtet, die unter Stimmungsschwankungen und chronischen depressiven oder wiederkehrenden manischen Symptomen leiden. Es bietet alle Informationen, die Therapeuten und Gruppenleiter brauchen, um das empirisch belegte, ambulante Programm durchzuführen. Das Autorenteam von der renommierten Harvard Medical School stellt die wichtigsten klinischen Aspekte der Bipolaren Störung vor und zeigt Konzept und Entwicklung seiner innovativen und erfolgreichen Gruppentherapie auf. Der Ablauf der zwölf Gruppensitzungen wird in Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen beschrieben. Neben Achtsamkeitstechniken wie Yoga-Übungen, Body Scan und Sitzmeditation wird konkret vermittelt, wie die Gruppenteilnehmer lernen, den Symptomen gegenzusteuern, Selbstmitgefühl zu entwickeln und achtsame Problemlösungen anzuwenden. 29 begleitende Patientenhandouts sind im Buch enthalten und stehen zusätzlich online als Kopiervorlagen zur Verfügung. Ebenfalls online finden Sie geleitete Achtsamkeitsübungen als mp3 in englischer Sprache. KEYWORDS: Achtsamkeit, Achtsamkeitsbasierte Kognitive Therapie, Achtsamkeitsübungen, Audiomaterial, Bipolare Störung, Depression, Emotionsregulation, Gruppentherapie, Gruppensitzungen, Hypomanie, Kognitive Verhaltenstherapie, „Liebende Güte“-Meditation, Manie, manisch-depressiv, MBCT, Meditation, Selbstmitgefühl, Sitzmeditation, Stimmungsschwankungen, Therapeutenmanual, Verhaltenstherapie

Im Alltag Ruhe finden

Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
Publisher: Knaur MensSana eBook
ISBN: 3426421739
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Meditieren kann man im Gehen, im Stehen und im Liegen, zu Hause und unterwegs, beim Treppensteigen und sogar beim Geschirrspülen. Dieser Meditationsklassiker enthält eine Fülle von Übungen, mit denen man einerseits lernt, sich voll zu konzentrieren, andererseits aber auch, richtig abzuschalten. Meditation ist ein einfach umzusetzendes Mittel, den Alltag besser zu bewältigen sowie um ruhiger und gelassener zu werden und gesund zu bleiben.