A Kindly Approach to Being with Cancer
Product Number: EB00693305
Released: Jan 17, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118961070
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Mindfulness: A Kindly Approach to Being with Cancer offers people with cancer a means to bring mindfulness and kindliness into their lives, to help them cope with the challenge of a life-threatening illness. -Adapts Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), an approach with a strong evidence base for people with recurrent depression, for the needs and challenges of people with cancer -Presents the standard 8-week course of MBCT for cancer in a flexible format that is designed to suit each reader's own particular timescale, context and situation -Based on more than 15 years of program development and clinical application by the author, and the work and experience of mindfulness teachers in other cancer centres around the world -Provides specific practices and approaches tailored to support the different phases of a cancer experience - from diagnosis and treatment to living with uncertainty and managing life with cancer -Features five extended stories from people personally affected by cancer who have used mindfulness-based practices to support them in their own experience of illness, life and treatment

Author(s): Trish Bartley
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Dec 12, 2016

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