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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, ...
Mindfulness Training in the Educational Setting to Promote Self-Regulation: A Literature Review
The practice of mindfulness is being considered for use within our school systems as a means to increase student’s attention, decrease stress levels and, hopefully, enable students to have better mental health and academic ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mindfulness Self-Care Practices for Counsellors: A Discussion of the Literature and Development of a Training Program
Self-care practices are a vital component of professional development for counsellors. Self-care practices can be seen as career-sustaining personal maintenance skills. Without effective self-care strategies, counsellors ...
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 ...