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Cognitive humanistic therapy : Buddhism, Christianity and being fully human

Author: Richard Nelson-Jones; ProQuest (Firm)
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
`Richard Nelson-Jones is one of the few scholars with the erudition and breadth of experience necessary to link Christian and Buddhist traditions in the helping professions. This is much more than old wine in new bottles, and this book will introduce counsellors and therapists to new and better ways of understanding and helping the clients we treat' - Danny Wedding, Missouri Institute of Mental Health Cognitive  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Nelson-Jones; ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN: 1280538783 9781280538780 1848606044 9781848606043 1412900751 9781412900751 9786610538782 6610538786
OCLC Number: 1097143663
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource (263 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Practices; Preface; Part I: Understanding being fully human; Chapter 1 --
What is Cognitive Humanism?; Chapter 2 --
Human Motivation; Chapter 3 --
Human-being Skills; Chapter 4 --
Being Fully Human; Chapter 5 --
Learning and Losing Humanity; Part II: Cultivating being fully human; Chapter 6 --
Overview of Cognitive Humanistic Therapy; Chapter 7 --
The Skilled Client Model; Chapter 8 --
Calming and Disillusioning the Mind; Chapter 9 --
Awakening the Heart; Chapter 10 --
Curbing Anger and Aversion; Chapter 11 --
Curbing Greed and Craving. Chapter 12 --
Cultivating Goodwill, Sympathetic Joy and GratitudeChapter 13 --
Cultivating Compassion and Equanimity; Chapter 14 --
Cultivating Generosity, Helping and Service; Chapter 15 --
Personal Practice; Appendix: Some Research Implications; Bibliography; Name Index; Subject Index.
Responsibility: Richard Nelson-Jones.


Describes an approach to psychotherapy and self-development, based on an understanding of what it means to be 'fully human'. This book synthesises ideas from the cognitive and humanistic domains of  Read more...


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