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When the Body is a Dangerous Place: A Map of Trauma & the Use of Mindfulness in Clinical Practice
Neurological research demonstrates that while trauma undermines prefrontal cortical functioning, mindfulness strengthens it. A discussion on the nature of trauma is provided which includes neurobiology, attachment theory, ...
Integrative Research on the Effects of Mindfulness Interventions
The purpose of the research project was to assess whether teaching children mindfulness techniques would help them to pay attention. The first phase of this project involved conducting a literature review and constructing ...
An Investigation of the Therapeutic Use of Mindfulness Practice
This thesis presents an investigation into the therapeutic properties of mindfulness as a practice for individuals experiencing difficulty with mental health and/or addictive behavior. The introduction briefly looks at the ...
The Practice of Self-Compassion: an Approach to Preventing Therapeutic Burnout
Research suggests that helping professionals such as counselling therapists are at a higher risk of developing burnout than their counterparts in other fields; the risk is especially high for those individuals new to the ...
Congruency Among Transformational Experiences
The purpose of this exploratory project is to find commonalities among transformative moments. The study was conducted through an autoethnography and examined the sole experiences of the author. Through an approach of ...
Considering New Approaches: Working with Women and Mental Health During Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Beyond
This literature review defines and explores mainstream ideas and responses to pre and postpartum depression. Risk factors, both for women and for childhood cognitive, emotional, and social development, are many. In a ...