What is mindfulness therapy good for? Recent research shows that therapists who practice mindfulness meditation enjoy a variety of benefits with no apparent negative effects. These include a decrease in perceived job stress and burnout, as well as an increase in self-acceptance, self-compassion, and sense of well-being.
Is Mindfulness a psychotherapist? Since mindfulness-based therapy is a type of psychotherapy, it requires training and certification to facilitate. The specific education, training, and certification depends on the provider.
How do you teach a client mindfulness?
- Practice mindful listening.
- Explore mindfulness of emotions.
- Practice and encourage non-judgment.
- Encourage the cultivation of self-compassion.
- Offer your clients basic mindfulness techniques for wellbeing that they can take home.
- Enhance awareness of the mind-body connection.
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