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The Resource An introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling 2014 : pathways of mindfulness-based therapies, Padmasiri De Silva

An introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling 2014 : pathways of mindfulness-based therapies, Padmasiri De Silva

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An introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling 2014 : pathways of mindfulness-based therapies
Title
An introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling 2014
Title remainder
pathways of mindfulness-based therapies
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Padmasiri De Silva
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Language
eng
Summary
  • This book, now in its fifth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling, exploring key concepts in psychology and practical applications in mindfulness-based counselling techniques using Buddhist philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics and contemplative methods.
  • "This book...is the best introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling now available." - Sri Lankan Daily News "The book is full of inspiring, thought provoking strategies which promote increased self-awareness and wellbeing...Therapists will find this book a valuable resource and certainly, in my opinion, worth investing in." - Wellbeing Mentor "Accessible to anyone with an interest in Buddhism, and useful to counselors and therapists, this wellresearched, well-documented book includes guidelines for readers, further reading, and notes." - CHOICE
Biographical or historical data
Padmasiri de Silva has a PhD in East-West Comparative Philosophy and an Advanced Diploma in Counselling. He is currently Adjunct Research Associate at Monash University, Australia and has been Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, NUS Singapore and University of Waikato, New Zealand. His publications include Buddhist and Freudian Psychology, Buddhism Ethics and Society, Environmental Philosophy of Buddhism, Mindfulness-Based Counselling.
Cataloging source
UK-WkNB
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1933-
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De Silva, Padmasiri
Dewey number
294.3422
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Buddhism
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
  • Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Counselling & advice services
  • Buddhism
  • Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Social counselling & advice services
  • Buddhism
Summary expansion
This book, now in its fifth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling, exploring key concepts in psychology and practical applications in mindfulness-based counselling techniques using Buddhist philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics and contemplative methods
Label
An introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling 2014 : pathways of mindfulness-based therapies, Padmasiri De Silva
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Publication
Note
Paperback. Book
Contents
Author's Preface PART I 1. Buddhist Psychology and The Revolution in Cognitive Sciences 2. Basic Features of Buddhist Psychology: An Overview 3. The Psychology of Perception and Cognition 4. Psychology of Motivation 5. Emotions: Western Theoretical Orientations and Buddhism 6. Personality: Philosophical and Psychological Issues 7. Mental Health and Sickness 8. Mental-Wellbeing 9. Body-Mind Problem: Buddhist Contextualism 10. Towards A Holistic Psychology, Blending Thinking & Feeling 11. Buddhism as Contemplative Philosophy, Psychology and Ethics PART II 12. Nature of Counselling 13. Mindfulness-Based Therapeutic Orientations 14. Exploring the Content and Methodology of Buddhist Meditation 15. Stress Management 16. Sadness 17. Grief 18. Anger Management 19. Addictions 20. Pride and Conceit: Emotions of Self-Assessment 21. Greed, Generosity and Altruism Chapter References & Footnotes Glossary of Buddhist Concepts in Pali Questions for the Class Room Index
Control code
9781137287540
Dimensions
22x14x2 cm.
Edition
5th rev. ed.
Extent
282 p.
Isbn
9781137287540
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
biography
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
An introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling 2014 : pathways of mindfulness-based therapies, Padmasiri De Silva
Publication
Note
Paperback. Book
Contents
Author's Preface PART I 1. Buddhist Psychology and The Revolution in Cognitive Sciences 2. Basic Features of Buddhist Psychology: An Overview 3. The Psychology of Perception and Cognition 4. Psychology of Motivation 5. Emotions: Western Theoretical Orientations and Buddhism 6. Personality: Philosophical and Psychological Issues 7. Mental Health and Sickness 8. Mental-Wellbeing 9. Body-Mind Problem: Buddhist Contextualism 10. Towards A Holistic Psychology, Blending Thinking & Feeling 11. Buddhism as Contemplative Philosophy, Psychology and Ethics PART II 12. Nature of Counselling 13. Mindfulness-Based Therapeutic Orientations 14. Exploring the Content and Methodology of Buddhist Meditation 15. Stress Management 16. Sadness 17. Grief 18. Anger Management 19. Addictions 20. Pride and Conceit: Emotions of Self-Assessment 21. Greed, Generosity and Altruism Chapter References & Footnotes Glossary of Buddhist Concepts in Pali Questions for the Class Room Index
Control code
9781137287540
Dimensions
22x14x2 cm.
Edition
5th rev. ed.
Extent
282 p.
Isbn
9781137287540
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
biography
Specific material designation
regular print

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