Values and Challenges of a Buddhist Approach to Psychotherapy


Add to cart
Essay #: 053559
Total text length is 21,307 characters (approximately 14.7 pages).

Excerpts from the Paper

The beginning:
Values and Challenges of a Buddhist Approach to Psychotherapy
There is a fundamental connection between determining a philosophic or religious outlook and the ability to find a sense of self in an increasingly complex world. As a result of this inherent link, psychological analysis often takes into consideration an underlying belief system. This allows the therapist to draw connections between insight into human nature and the beliefs and actions of the patient as he or she explores his or her challenges in life.
In order to analyze the values and challenges of a Buddhist approach to psychotherapy, we must first understand the philosophical bases for classical therapeutic techniques. It is important to explore whether there may be an...
The end:
.....for the Cognitive-
Behavioral Therapist.” Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 9 (2002): 40-43.
Marlatt, G.A. “Buddhist Philosophy and the Treatment of
Addictive Behavior.” Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 9 (2002): 44-50.
Rosch, E. “What Buddhist Meditation has to Tell Psychology
About the Mind.” Address to The American Psychological Association, August 23, 2002.
Seligman, M. and Csikszentmihalyi, M. “Positive Psychology:
An Introduction.” American Psychologist 55.1 (2000): 5-14).
Toneatto, T. “A Metacognitive Therapy for Anxiety
Disorders: Buddhist Psychology Applied.” Cognitive and Behavioral Practice 9 (2002): 72-78.
Wellwood, J. “Meditation and the Unconscious: A New
Perspective.” The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology 9.1 (1977): 1-26.