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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer

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Author: John Teasdale and Trish Bartley  

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Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer presents an eight-week course for MBCT which has been tried and tested over ten years of clinical use, and is targeted specifically for people with cancer.

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Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer presents an eight-week course for MBCT which has been tried and tested over ten years of clinical use, and is targeted specifically for people with cancer.

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Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer presents an eight-week course for MBCT which has been tried and tested over ten years of clinical use, and is targeted specifically for people with cancer.

  • There is growing evidence of mindfulness as a successful and cost-effective intervention for reducing the negative psychological impact of cancer and treatment
  • Draws upon the author’s experience of working with people with cancer, and her own recent experience of using mindfulness with cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • Stories from cancer patients illustrate the learning and key themes of the course
  • Includes new short practices and group processes developed by the author

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Critic Reviews

“"The author's wish to share her expertise is commendable. Written from a wealth of experience and conviction, the book is a valuable tool for anyone involved in dealing with the psychological aspects of cancer care." ( Doody's , 4 January 2013)”

“The author's wish to share her expertise is commendable. Written from a wealth of experience and conviction, the book is a valuable tool for anyone involved in dealing with the psychological aspects of cancer care.”  (Doody’s, 4 January 2013)

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About the Author

Trish Bartley has taught MBCT to people with cancer in a regional oncology unit in Wales since 2000. She is an Honorary Lecturer in the School of Psychology, Bangor University. She was one of the founding teachers at the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice, Bangor University, where she co-leads programmes for health professionals, and students on the Masters programme, to train as mindfulness-based teachers. She delivers mindfulness-based training retreats internationally.

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer is a practitioner handbook which presents an eight-week MBCT for cancer course, tried and tested over ten years of clinical use, and adapted and targeted specifically for people with cancer. The experiences of people living with cancer, who use mindfulness in their everyday lives, are included to inform and inspire those working or wanting to work in the field. The intention is to enable the voices of cancer patients to influence professional practice in psycho-oncology. MBCT for cancer has been developed out of the author's experience of teaching, evaluating, adapting and refining the course with cancer patients, and from her own practice of using mindfulness with cancer and treatment.

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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Cancer is a practitioner handbook which presents an eight-week MBCT for cancer course, tried and tested over ten years of clinical use, and adapted and targeted specifically for people with cancer. The experiences of people living with cancer, who use mindfulness in their everyday lives, are included to inform and inspire those working or wanting to work in the field. The intention is to enable the voices of cancer patients to influence professional practice in psycho-oncology. MBCT for cancer has been developed out of the authors experience of teaching, evaluating, adapting and refining the course with cancer patients, and from her own practice of using mindfulness with cancer and treatment.

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Product Details

Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd | Wiley-Blackwell
Published
2nd December 2011
Edition
1st
Pages
432
ISBN
9780470683835

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