Therapy: CBT

The following texts address the engagement between cognitive-behavioural therapeutic (CBT) approaches and Buddhist mindfulness:

You will also find the lists over on mindfulnet useful for extensive references on the application of (mostly CBT) mindfulness to specific medical and psychological issues.

CBT and Mindfulness in General

Brantley, J. (2007). Calming your anxious mind. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Cayoun, B. A. (2011). Mindfulness-integrated CBT: Principles and practice. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Hayes, S. C., Follette, V. M., & Linehan, M. M. (Eds.) (2004). Mindfulness and acceptance: Expanding the cognitive-behavioural tradition. New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

Orsillo, S. M., & Roemer, L. (Eds.) (2005). Acceptance and mindfulness-based approaches to anxiety. Boston, MA: Springer.

Orsillo, S. M. & Roemer, L. (2011). The mindful way through anxiety. New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

Owen, R. (2011). Facing the storm: Using CBT, mindfulness and acceptance to build resilience when your world’s falling apart. London: Routledge.

Teasdale, J.D. & Chaskalson, M. (2011). How does mindfulness transform suffering? I: The nature and origins of Dukkha. Contemporary Buddhism, 12 (1), 89-102.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Crane, R. (2009). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. London: Routledge.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1994). Wherever you go, there you are: Mindfulness meditation for everyday life. London: Piatkus.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1996). Full catastrophe living: How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation. London: Piatkus.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2003). Mindfulness-based interventions in context: past, present, and future. Clinical Psychology, 10 (2), 144 – 156.

Segal, Z. V., Williams, J. M. G., & Teasdale, J. D. (2002). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for depression: A new approach to preventing relapse. New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

Williams, M., Teasdale, J., Segal, Z., & Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007). The mindful way through depression. New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Flaxman, P. E., Blackledge, J. T., & Bond, F. W. (2011). Acceptance and commitment therapy. London: Routledge.

Harris, R. (2007). The happiness trap. London: Robinson.

Hayes, S. (2005). Get out of your mind and into your life: The new acceptance and commitment therapy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Hayes, S. C., Strosahl, K. D., & Wilson, K. G. (1999). Acceptance and commitment therapy. New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Swales, M. A., &Heard, H. L. (2009). Dialectical behaviour therapy. London: Routledge.

Compassion Focused Therapy and other Compassion Related CBT Approaches

Germer, C. K. (2009). The mindful path to self-compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions. New York, NY: The Guildford Press.

Gilbert, P. (2010). The compassionate mind. London: Constable.

Gilbert, P. (2010). Compassion focused therapy. London: Routledge.

Goss, K. (2011). The compassionate mind approach to beating overeating using compassion focused therapy. London: Robinson.