Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy Techniques for Clinical Practice

ISBN-10: 0470562412
ISBN-13: 9780470562413
Edition: 2010
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Book details

List price: $63.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Therapists are trained to understand the therapeutic methods they use. Similarly, meditation methods based in yoga should not simply be followed without understanding them, so a unique quality of our approach is that we offer guidance in the philosophical assumptions, rationales, and effects of the methods. Therapists will not only learn what to do, but also understand how, when, and why to use a particular technique. Flexibly meeting the special needs of each person is one of the hallmarks of an effective therapist and so we guide clinicians in how to creatively individualize techniques for best results.The techniques given in the book can help as therapeutic interventions in themselves. They can also be used in conjunction with standard therapeutic methods. For example, many forms of therapy direct clients to pay attention to a feeling. Often, clients don't know how to do so. Yoga meditation trains the ability to direct attention at will and keep it deliberately focused. Such skills will help clients to better carry out therapeutic instructions.

Preface
How Yoga Can Help the Therapeutic Process
Yoga's Popularity
About This Book
Efficacy and Neuroscience Research
Efficacy
Efficacy Studies Overview
Efficacy Studies for Specific Problems
Factors of Healing
Conclusion
Yoga and the Brain
The Relationship Between Mind and Brain
Overview of How Yoga Affects the Brain
The Neuroanatomy of Yoga
From Mind to Brain: Neuroplasticity and Neurogenesis
Conclusion
What Is Yoga?
Traditions
Tracing Yoga's Roots in Ancient Texts
Different Forms of Yoga
Introduction to the West Through Great Teachers
Conclusion
Philosophy
From Samkhya to Yoga: Integration of Mind and Matter
The Eight Limbs of Yoga
Integration
Conclusion
Practices
Integrating Yamas and Niyamas as a Therapeutic Tool
Asana Postures
Pranayama Breathing
Meditation
Conclusion
Applications
Overcoming Stress With the Eight Limbs of Therapy
Background and Theory
Taking Yoga From Theory to Practice
Using the Yamas and Niyamas
Pratyahara: Withdrawing
Dharana: Narrowing the Focus
Dhyana: Opening the Focus
Fostering Relaxation
Conclusion
Transcending Anxiety
The Anxious Mind, Brain, Body, and Spirit
Categories of Anxiety
Yoga Treatments
Overcoming Anxiety Actively
Dynamic Work on the Anxious Mind-Body-Brain System
Working With Panic Disorder
Treatments for PTSD
Treatment for OCD: Trading Rituals
Conclusion
Freedom From Depression's Grip
Theories of Depression and Their Integration
Working With Depression Integratively
Altering the Neurochemical Balance
Fostering Cognitive Change
Improving Social Interactions
Conclusion
Addiction: Five Steps to Lasting Release
Definitions
Neurobiology of Addiction
A Five-Step Method for Treating Addiction
Conclusion
Adapting Yoga for Children
ADHD: Discovering Steady Attention
Overcoming Anxiety and Stress
Aggressive Behavior
Some Special Variations for Children
Learning and Memory: Using Wisdom to Gain Knowledge
Conclusion
Healthy Aging
The Aging Mind, Brain, and Body
Uncovering the Value of Aging
Enhancing Vitality, Flexibility, and Strength: Chair-Sitting Yoga
Working With Memory
Pain Control
Conclusion
Freedom: Living From the Soul for Clients and Therapists
What Is the Soul?
Soul of the Client: Fostering the Best
Drawing on the Soul of the Therapist
Attainment of Freedom
Warming Up for Supplemental Practice
A Quick Tour Through the Brain
References
Index

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