Meditation and Psychotherapy*

  title={Meditation and Psychotherapy*},
  author={J. Craven},
  journal={The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={648 - 653}
  • J. Craven
  • Published 1989
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
  • Meditation has been increasingly recommended as a practice with potential psychotherapeutic benefit. This paper provides a description of meditative practice and discusses selected issues related to the conceptual and technical integration of meditation with modern psychotherapeutic interventions. Evidence suggests that meditation may contribute to psychotherapeutic change and that the disciplines from which meditation arises are in some respects similar to modern psychological formulations… CONTINUE READING
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