Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain : A Clinical Manual and Guide

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain : A Clinical Manual and Guide

Book Title: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain : A Clinical Manual and Guide

Author: Robert L. Leahy

Format: Paperback | 248 pages

Publication Date: 08 May 2017

ISBN-13: 9781119257905

This unique new guide integrates recent advances in the biopsychosocial understanding of chronic pain with state-of-the-art cognitive therapy and mindfulness techniques to offer a fresh, highly-effective MBCT approach to helping individuals manage chronic pain. * There is intense interest from clinicians, researchers and patients alike in mindfulness-based therapeutic techniques, and the integration of mindfulness theory and practice with CBT * Provides everything a therapist needs to integrate MBCT into their practice and optimize its delivery, including a manualized 8-session program and guidance on how to teach MBCT skills * Features case studies and real-world examples that help practitioners to avoid common pitfalls and optimize the delivery of MBCT for chronic pain for their own individual clients * Features links to guided meditations, client and therapist handouts and other powerful tools