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Readings on Mindfulness in Science, DBT and Psychotherapy

Begley, Sharon. (2007). Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain. Ballantine.

Fruzzetti, Alan. (2006). The High Conflict Couple: A Dialectical Behavior Therapy Guide to Finding Peace,
Intimacy, & Validation. New Harbinger.

Germer, Christopher K, Siegel, Ronald D, and Fulton, Paul R. Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Guilford

Hayes SC, Follette VM, Linehan MM, editors. (2004). Mindfulness and acceptance: expanding the cognitive-
behavioral tradition. New York (NY): New York:Guilford Press.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon, Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and
Illness. Also recommended: Coming to Our Senses and Wherever You Are, There You Are.

Linehan, M. M. (1993). Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. New York:Guilford

Linehan, M. M. (1993). Skills Training Manual for Treating Borderline Personality Disorder. New York:Guilford

Linehan, Marsha; Dimeff, Linda; Koerner, Kelly. (2007). Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Practice:
Applications across Disorders and Settings. New York:Guilford Press.

Luoma, Jason; Hayes, Steven; Walser, Robin. (2004) Learning Act: An Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Skills-Training Manual for Therapists. New York:Guilford Press.

Seligman, Martin. (2004). Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology. New Press.

Williams, Mark; Teasdale, John; Segal, Zindel. (2007). The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing
Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness. New York:Guilford Press.

Readings on Buddhist Psychology and Meditation Practice

Bardor Tulku Rinpoche (1999) Living in Compassion, Rinchen. This book is an accessible and practical
resource on the Buddhist path, centered on bringing the practice of compassion to everything we do.

Bhikku Bodhi, In the Buddha’s Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon, Wisdom, (Boston,

Chodron, Pema (1994) Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living, Shambhala. Pema
Chodron’s insight into daily life as a spiritual journey provides useful methods. All of her books are

Dalai Lama. (2003). Stages of Meditation. Snow Lion.

Dalai Lama (1996) The Good Heart: A Buddhist Perspective on the Teachings of Jesus, Wisdom
Publications, ASIN 0861711149. 1994 John Main Seminar sponsored by the World Community for Christian
Meditation, this book is a record of the seminar of the Dalai Lama's meditations on the New Testament

Dali Lama & Goleman, Daniel (editor), Destructive Emotions: How Can We OvercomeThem. Full of useful
information from a scientific and psychological perspective.

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche (1992), Dharma Paths, Snow Lion Publications, ISBN 1 55939 002 6. A complete
introduction of Tibetan Buddhism by one on the most highly respected lamas living in North America.

Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche (2004), Karma Chakme's Mountain Dharma, Volume 1 (of 4). Helpful teachings for
those wanting practical guidance in dharma practice.
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Mingyur Rinpoche. (2008). The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness. Three Rivers

Ricard, Matthieu (2006), Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill. Simply clear
exposition of the human condition and goal.

Thich Nhat Hanh, The Miracle of Mindfulness and Peace Is Every Step.

Trungpa, Chögyam (1973). Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism. Boston, Massachusetts: Shambhala

Wallace, Alan (2006), The Attention Revolution, Wisdom Publications, Boston.

Wilber, K. (2000) Sex, Ecology, Spirituality: The Spirit of Evolution, Shambhala, ISBN - 1 57062 072 5. Simply
extraordinary vision grounded in science, philosophy, psychology and the spiritual traditions.

Also: Thrangu Rinpoche, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Master Sheng-yen, Jack Kornfield, and Suzuki Roshi.

Readings on Christian Mindfulness and Meditation Practice

De Mello, Anthony. (1990). Awareness. Image.

Valles, Carlos. (1988). Mastering Sadhana. Galilee Trade.

Meadow, Mary Jo. (2007). Christian Insight Meditation. Wisdom.

Cowan, John. (2004). Taking Jesus Seriously: Buddhist Meditation for Christians. Liturgical Press.

Online Resources

 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT.

 Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

o The Triangle Area DBT Group, Phone 919/ 286-3031

 Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).

 Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.
 Positive Psychology.
o Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina.

youtube, Ted, and Google Resources

Alan Wallace on Toward the First Revolution in the Mind Sciences

Matthieu Ricard on Change your Mind Change your Brain: The Inner Conditions...

Matthieu Ricard: Habits of happiness

Mingyur Rinpoche on Joy of Living

Philippe Goldin on Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

Aren’t you supposed to be somewhere?

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What About Me?

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