Title:The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness (includes Guided Meditation Practices CD)
Authors: Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn
- Paperback: 273 pages
- Publisher: Guilford Press; 1 Pap/Com edition (21 Jun 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1593851286
- ISBN-13: 978-1593851286
- Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 1.9 x 23.4 cm
The Mindful Way through Depression draws on the collective wisdom of four internationally renowned mindfulness experts, including bestselling author Jon Kabat-Zinn, to provide effective relief from the most prevalent psychological disorder. This authoritative, easy-to-use self-help program is based on methods clinically proven to reduce the recurrence of depression. Revealing the hidden psychological mechanisms that cause chronic unhappiness, the authors gently guide readers through a series of exercises designed to break the mental habits that lead to despair. 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.
About the Author
Mark Williams, PhD, is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Wellcome Principal Research Fellow at Oxford University.
John Teasdale, PhD, has held senior research appointments in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford, and the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK. He has received a Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association, and is a Fellow of both the British Academy and the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Zindel Segal, PhD, is the Morgan Firestone Chair in Psychotherapy at the University of Toronto and Director of the Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and teacher. He is Professor Emeritus of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he was founding executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society.