The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness Into Psychology and the Helping Professions

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American Psychological Association (APA)
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7.1 X 10.2 X 0.7 inches | 1.2 pounds

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About the Author

Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D. is a professor at Santa Clara University, a clinical psychologist, and an internationally recognized expert in mindfulness. Dr. Shapiro is the recipient of the American Council of Learned Societies teaching award, acknowledging her outstanding contributions to education; and is a fellow of the Mind and Life Institute co-founded by the Dalai Lama. Dr. Shapiro lectures and leads mindfulness programs internationally and has been invited to present for the King of Thailand, the Danish Government, and the World Council for Psychotherapy, Beijing, China. Dr. Shapiro serves on the Advisory Board of Axialent a leader in Conscious Business, and has brought mindfulness to pioneering companies including Genentech, Cisco Systems and Google. She has published over 150 articles and book chapters and is co-author of the critically acclaimed texts, The Art and Science of Mindfulness and, Mindful Discipline: A loving approach to raising an emotionally intelligent child. Dr. Shapiro's work has been featured in the Wired Magazine, USA Today, the Huffington Post, Yoga Journal, and the American Psychologist. http: // Linda E. Carlson, Ph.D., is the holder of the Enbridge Research Chair in Psychosocial Oncology, co-funded by the Alberta Cancer Foundation and Canadian Cancer Society Alberta/NWT Division, and an Alberta Innovates-Health Solutions Health Scholar award. She is a Full Professor in Psychosocial Oncology in the Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary. She is Director of Research and works as a Clinical Psychologist at the Department of Psychosocial Resources at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, where her group developed and tested an adaptation of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) called Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery (MBCR), which she has taught to people with cancer and their caregivers since 1998. She is co-author of the book Mindfulness-Based Cancer Recovery; A Step-by-step MBSR approach to help you cope with treatment and reclaim your life, based on this program. Dr. Carlson has practiced meditation with the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock in Burma, Canada, and the USA, and trained in MBSR with Jon Kabat-Zinn and Saki Santorelli. She presented her work on MBSR with cancer patients at Mind and Life XVI, entitled Investigating the Mind-Body Connection: The Science and Clinical Applications of Meditation with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2008. Dr. Carlson regularly presents her work internationally including talks across Canada and the USA, and in Australia, New Zealand, China, and Europe. She delivered a talk at TEDx Canmore entitled Mindfulness for Personal and Collective Evolution in 2016. Dr. Carlson has published over 150 book chapters and research papers in peer-reviewed journals, holds millions of dollars in grant funding and conducts cutting-edge clinical trials on mind-body therapies. She has received many national and international awards for her research in mindfulness and psycho-oncology and is a fellow of the Society for Behavioral Medicine and the Mind and Life Institute.


2017 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

"Unreservedly recommended for professional, college, and university library Psychology/Psychiatry collections and supplemental studies reading lists." --Midwest Book Review

"Shapiro and Carlson offer the most clearly and cogently written description of this most remarkable convergence of an ancient spiritual practice and modern psychological science that I have read. It should be a first choice for students, clinicians, and researchers." --PsycCRITIQUES(R)

"Any clinician or researcher entering the field of mindfulness with beginning or intermediate experience will find this book of significant value. General readers will find a concise summary of the transformative features of mindful living and seeing." --Choice