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The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness

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The Mindful Way through Depression draws on the collective wisdom of four internationally renowned mindfulness experts, including bestselling author Jon Kabat-Zinn, to help you break the mental habits that can lead to despair. This authoritative, easy-to-use self-help program is based on methods clinically proven to reduce the recurrence of chronic unhappiness. Informative chapters reveal the hidden psychological mechanisms that cause depression and demonstrate powerful ways to strengthen your resilience in the face of life’s misfortunes. Kabat-Zinn lends his calm, familiar voice to the accompanying CD of guided meditations, making this a complete package for anyone looking to regain a sense of balance and contentment.

This course is based on the book, The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness created by Williams, Mark, Ph.D., Teasdale, John, Ph.D., Segal, Zindel, Ph.D., and Kabat-Zinn, John, Ph.D. in 0.

Publication Date:

2007

Course Material Authors

Williams, Mark, Ph.D.

Mark Williams, PhD, is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at University of Oxford, United Kingdom. With Drs. Segal and Teasdale, he authored Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, a bestselling book for professionals.

Teasdale, John, Ph.D.

John Teasdale, PhD, has held senior research appointments in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, and in the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Segal, Zindel, Ph.D.

Zindel Segal, PhD, is the Morgan Firestone Chair in Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto and Head of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.

Kabat-Zinn, John, Ph.D.

Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a bestselling author, scientist, and meditation teacher. He is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers and nurses who seek knowledge about dealing with depression from a mindfulness-based perspective. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify ways to break the cycle in which the mind, body, and emotions work together to compound and sustain depression.

  2. Describe mindfulness practice and how to personalize its use.

  3. Analyze and critique material presented regarding transforming unhappiness and refining mindfulness practices.

  4. Be able to apply the unified strategy presented for freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness.

  5. Formulate ways to bring mindfulness approaches to your work with chronically depressed individuals.

  6. Identify materials and retreat centers that focus on aspects of mindfulness and depression.

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