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An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling

Pathways of Mindfulness-Based Therapies

Authors: De Silva, Padmasiri

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About this book

This book, now in its fifth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling, exploring key concepts in psychology and practical applications in mindfulness-based counselling techniques using Buddhist philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics and contemplative methods.

About the authors

Padmasiri de Silva has a PhD in East-West Comparative Philosophy and an Advanced Diploma in Counselling. He is currently Adjunct Research Associate at Monash University, Australia and has been Visiting Professor at the University of Pittsburgh, USA, NUS Singapore and University of Waikato, New Zealand. His publications include Buddhist and Freudian Psychology, Buddhism Ethics and Society, Environmental Philosophy of Buddhism, Mindfulness-Based Counselling.

Reviews

"This book...is the best introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling now available." - Sri Lankan Daily News

"The book is full of inspiring, thought provoking strategies which promote increased self-awareness and wellbeing...Therapists will find this book a valuable resource and certainly, in my opinion, worth investing in." - Wellbeing Mentor

"Accessible to anyone with an interest in Buddhism, and useful to counselors and therapists, this wellresearched, well-documented book includes guidelines for readers, further reading, and notes." - CHOICE


Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • Buddhist Psychology and the Revolution in Cognitive Sciences

    Silva, Padmasiri

    Pages 3-8

  • Basic Features of Buddhist Psychology: An Overview

    Silva, Padmasiri

    Pages 9-22

  • The Psychology of Perception and Cognition

    Silva, Padmasiri

    Pages 23-30

  • The Psychology of Motivation

    Silva, Padmasiri

    Pages 31-45

  • Emotions: Western Theoretical Orientations and Buddhism

    Silva, Padmasiri

    Pages 46-67

Buy this book

eBook $24.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-28755-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-28753-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $32.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-28754-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling
Book Subtitle
Pathways of Mindfulness-Based Therapies
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28755-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137287557
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-28753-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-137-28754-0
Edition Number
5
Number of Pages
XIV, 268
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