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EP13 Workshop 34 – The Wisdom of Buddhist Psychology – Jack Kornfield, AB, M.Ed, PhD

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Workshops |  Meditation, Spirituality and Yoga |  Psychology |  Mindfulness |  Buddhism |  Psychotherapy
Evolution of Psychotherapy 2013 |  Evolution of Psychotherapy
Jack Kornfield, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 14, 2013
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In this workshop we will explore the principles and practices of Buddhist Psychology, and how mindfulness, compassion and related practices can be applied in clinical and pragmatic ways in the West. Through teachings, case studies, stories and guided trainings, we will learn the positive strengths of these powerful approaches and experience a taste of their benefits.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe how to employ mindfulness of feeling body and mind in clinical settings.
  2. Utilize trainings in compassion and forgiveness.
  3. Incorporate a non-sectarian spiritual dimension when appropriate to patients.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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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.