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BOOK - The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician's Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration

by Daniel J. Siegel, MD.


9 Credit Hours - $119
Last revised: 12/10/2018

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Mindful Therapist ImageThe Mindful Therapist: A Clinician’s Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration

 

 

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D.

 

 

Paperback: 320 pages – 15 Chapters

Publisher: New York: Norton (2010)

Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, Audio

CE hours: 9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taking the course:

This course includes reading the book, The Mindful Therapist: A Clinician’s Guide to Mindsight and Neural Integration, and then completing the CE test (The actual book is not included in the cost of this CE course). You can log in and take the test at any time. The test-help feature is not available for the Book Courses; however, you can take the test as many times as necessary until you pass. As with all of our courses, you pay after you have completed all the course requirements.

 

Book Description (From the Publisher)

An integrated state of mindful awareness is crucial to achieving mental health. Daniel J. Siegel, an internationally recognized expert on mindfulness and therapy, reveals practical techniques that enable readers to harness their energies to promote healthy minds within themselves and their clients. He charts the nine integrative functions that emerge from the profoundly interconnecting circuits of the brain, including bodily regulation, attunement, emotional balance, response flexibility, fear extinction, insight, empathy, morality, and intuition. A practical, direct-immersion, high-emotion, low-techno-speak book, The Mindful Therapist engages readers in a personal and professional journey into the ideas and process of mindful integration that lie at the heart of health and nurturing relationships.

  

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

 

Recite terminology for use with clients in discussing the brain-body connection and its effect on overall health.

 

Apply concepts related to mindfulness to increase engagement with clients and likelihood of long-term, positive change.

 

Analyze “mindsight” skills to enhance insight into self, as therapist, and needs of the client.

 

Describe techniques and methods to achieve improvement of mental health as a function of balance and integration of body, mind, and spirit.

 

 

Editorial Reviews

“In my 40 years of practice, I can count on one hand the number of books I would call seminal. After reading The Mindful Therapist, that number just increased by one. Scientifically grounded, evidence-based, compassionate, and exquisitely human, this approach will fundamentally change the way we do psychotherapy. I hope everyone who practices our craft reads this book, and I hope they read it often.”
Daniel Gottlieb, PhD, Host, "Voices in the Family," WHYY FM Radio

“Dr. Dan Siegel absolutely gets it―the synthesis of psychotherapy and neuroscience―and translates it into engaging prose, pithy acronyms, and compelling practices. The Mindful Therapist is an irresistible, inspiring guide to cultivating our healing presence.”
John C. Norcross, PhD, ABPP, President, APA Society of Clinical Psychology

“[A]n in-depth resource, encapsulating both the essence and the process of a unique, neurophysiological approach to psychotherapy.”
USABP Newsletter

“The internationally renowned Dan Siegel has written a truly wonderful book on the essence and process of psychotherapy. Developing his unique neurophysiological approach to empathy, mindfulness, and change, and illuminating the importance of therapist presence, openness, attunement and resonance, Siegel writes with deep compassion and scholarly wisdom. A source of deep reflection and learning, this book is a gift to new and old therapists alike. Our understanding of the micro-skills of the therapeutic endeavor has been significantly advanced.”
Paul Gilbert, PhD, author of The Compassionate Mind and professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Derby, UK

“[T]hose of us interested in mindfulness, both for ourselves and for our clients, will find this book a vault of new discoveries…an excellent resource and training manual….Siegel has set up the exercises to benefit both therapists and their clients; this approach gives even more value to the book….[C]ould be used by couples working through problems, professors attempting to better connect with their students, employees wishing to relate to their bosses, or even just everyday people seeking to improve their relationships with those around them.”
Philosophical Practice

 

Dan S ImageAbout the Author

Daniel J. Siegel, MD is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, founding co-director of UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center, founding co-investigator at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain and Development, and executive director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational center devoted to promoting insight, compassion, and empathy in individuals, families, institutions, and communities. Dr. Siegel’s psychotherapy practice spans thirty years, and he has published extensively for the professional audience. He serves as the Founding Editor for theNorton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which includes over three dozen textbooks. Dr. Siegel’s books include Mindsight, Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology, The Developing Mind, Second Edition, The Mindful Therapist, The Mindful Brain, Parenting from the Inside Out (with Mary Hartzell, M.Ed.), and the three New York Times bestsellers: Brainstorm, The Whole-Brain Child (with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.), and his latest No-Drama Discipline (with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.). He has been invited to lecture for the King of Thailand, Pope John Paul II, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Google University, and TEDx. For more information about his educational programs and resources, please visit: www.DrDanSiegel.com.



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