EP17 Clinical Demonstration 07 - The Clinical Application of Mindfulness and Compassion - Jack Kornfield, PhD
This demonstration will combine Buddhist psychology, and Eastern approaches of Mindfulness and compassion with Western clinical tools.
- Demonstrate understanding of how Buddhist psychological tools are helpful to the clients who present themselves.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*
Jack Kornfield, PhD
Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and the Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California. Jack holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and has taught on Eastern and Western psychology in centers and universities worldwide. He is a father, a husband and an activist.
His books have been translated into 22 languages and sold more than a million copies. They include, A Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology, A Path with Heart; After the Ecstasy, the Laundry and his most recent book, No Time Like the Present.