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The Art of Now

on Wed, 09/09/2015 - 09:58

About The Art of Now

The Art of Now is a blog by the president of the IMP board, Susan Pollak. It's an exploration of the art of integrating mindfulness into psychotherapy, including suggestions for introducing mindfulness exercises to patients, starting your own meditation practice, reflections on difficulties that may arise and how to overcome them, as well as inspiration from stories, poetry, visual art and music. Read more >


Affiliates ~ Resources

on Wed, 09/09/2015 - 09:54

Barre Center for Buddhist Studies


The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to bringing together teachers, students, scholars and practitioners who are committed to exploring Buddhist thought and practice as a living tradition, faithful to its origins and lineage, yet adaptable and alive in the current world. The center’s purpose is to encourage the integration of study and practice, and to investigate the relationship between scholarly understanding and meditative insight.


Books on Mindfulness and Psychotherapy ~ Resources

on Wed, 09/09/2015 - 09:50



Aronson, H. (2004). Buddhist practice on Western ground. Boston: Shambhala Press.


Batchelor, S. (1997). Buddhism without beliefs. New York: Riverhead Books.


Beck, C, (1989). Everyday Zen: Love and work. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco.


Bhikku Bodhi. (Ed.). (2000). A comprehensive manual of Abhidhamma. Seattle, WA: BPS Pariyatti Editions.


deCharms, C. (1998). Two views of mind: Abhidharma and brain science. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications.


DeSilva, P. (2005). An introduction to Buddhist psychology. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Epstein, M. (2007). 


Psychological Conditions ~ Resources

on Wed, 09/09/2015 - 09:48



Bankart, C.P. (2006). Freeing the angry mind: How men can use mindfulness and reason to save their lives and relationships. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger.


Dalai Lama (1997). Healing anger: the power of patience from a Buddhist perspective. Ithaca, NY: Snow Lion Publications.


Eifert, G., McKay, M., & Forsyth, J. (2006). ACT on life not on anger. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.


Eifert, G., Mckay, M., & Forsyth, J. (2006). ACT on life not on anger: The new acceptance and commitment therapy guide to problem anger. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press.