Integrating Mindfulness into Psychotherapy Practice


  • June Bernadette D’souza



Although mindfulness practice is in its relative infancy in the psychotherapy field, a growing body of research indicates that mindfulness-based psychotherapies are effective in treating a number of clinical disorders. The goal of this paper is to outline the key components of mindfulness for clinicians with limited exposure to the concept, and to describe the application of mindfulness-based approaches to the treatment of various disorders. Training issues and future directions for mindfulness-based psychotherapy are also addressed