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Emotional Healing through Mindfulness Meditation

Emotional Healing through Mindfulness Meditation

Stories and Meditations for Women Seeking Wholeness

Explores how women can heal deep emotional pain through a new therapeutic approach that combines mindfulness meditation with psychotherapy.

• Includes 8 vivid stories of women overcoming great emotional pain and life obstacles through Mindfulness Psychotherapy.

• Each story is followed by a discussion and a relevant mindfulness meditation.

• Guided meditations are included on an accompanying 60-minute CD.

As a result of her years of working with women as a psychotherapist, Barbara Miller Fishman developed the discipline of Mindfulness Psychotherapy--a combination of mindfulness meditation and psychotherapy that, taken together, describe a path toward wholeness. Now she presents the integration of her life's work through the poignant stories of eight women--all faced with critical decisions and tough life circumstances--and how they used Mindfulness Psychotherapy to attain greater levels of peace and well-being.

The author offers a radical shift in a woman's relationship to life. Readers will discover the importance of naming a life problem, accepting the "is-ness" of it, developing a matter-of-fact curiosity, and exploring the mind/body reactions that we call emotional pain. The path continues as the reader creates an observing self and discovers the deep compassion that ultimately heals. Once learned, these six awareness practices can be used to face difficult situations, discover self-acceptance, and release the love needed to reside fully in one's whole self.
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  • Inner Traditions | 
  • 240 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780892819980 | 
  • November 2002
List Price $18.95
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About the Author

Barbara Miller Fishman

Barbara Miller Fishman, Ph.D., is a therapist who offers workshops and seminars in Mindfulness Psychotherapy as it can be used for individuals and couples. She is the coauthor of Resonance: The New Chemistry of Love and lives in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

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