Mindfulness and Acceptance for Gender and Sexual Minorities

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    Gender and sexual minorities face unique concerns and, according to research, are actually more likely to want and seek therapeutic help due to greater levels of psychological distress. But research also shows that many psychologists and therapists do not feel adequately educated or efficacious discussing topics related to sexuality and gender in clinical practice. This book will address this significant gap with evidence-based and best-practice interventions and applications. Mindfulness and Acceptance for Gender and Sexual Minorities offers a number of practical strategies within a contextual behavioral science framework, including mindfulness and acceptance-based interventions, compassion-focused therapy CFT, acceptance and commitment therapy ACT, relational frame theory RFT, and more. With chapters on stigma, shame, relationships, and parenting, this book will be a valuable resource for all therapists. If you're a clinician, you understand the ongoing need for cutting-edge, effective approaches for treating a variety of clients. With this guide, you'll learn about the unique application of contextual behavioral approaches as they relate specifically to the experiences of gender and sexual minorities, and feel better equipped to help all of your clients work toward happiness and health.

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    Number of Pages: 312
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781626254282
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    Listed in: Gender studies, gender groups, Gay & Lesbian studies, Psychotherapy
    Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

    Books by Matthew Skinta

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