Staying Present: Incorporating Mindfulness into Therapy for Dissociation

  title={Staying Present: Incorporating Mindfulness into Therapy for Dissociation},
  author={N. Zerubavel and T. Messman‐Moore},
  • N. Zerubavel, T. Messman‐Moore
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Mindfulness
  • Dissociation involves retreating from the experience of the present moment through various processes, while mindfulness cultivates the ability to stay in the present moment. We argue that mindfulness is thus uniquely well suited for treatment of dissociation. This paper delineates the theoretical relationship between mindfulness and dissociation, discussing how incorporating mindfulness into psychotherapy can improve outcomes for dissociative clients. Mindfulness can provide clients with… CONTINUE READING
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