Therapeutic Alliance is Important for Success in Treating Cancer Patients with Mindfulness

  Therapeutic Alliance is Important for Success in Treating Cancer Patients with Mindfulness   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Compared with [treatment as usual], MBCT and eMBCT were similarly effective in reducing psychological distress in a sample of distressed heterogeneous patients with cancer.” – Felix Compen   Receiving a diagnosis of cancer has […]

Improve Adolescent’s Self-Compassion and Reduce Emotional Eating with Mindful Parenting

Improve Adolescent’s Self-Compassion and Reduce Emotional Eating with Mindful Parenting   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Interestingly, parents who simply had higher trait mindfulness did not see significantly better outcomes for their kids, suggesting that being mindful and being a mindful parent may be two different things.” – Jill Suttie   Raising children, parenting, is […]

Reduce Eating with Mindfulness

Reduce Eating with Mindfulness   By John M. de Castro, Ph.D.   “Eating as mindfully as we do on retreat or in a mindfulness course is not realistic for many of us, especially with families, jobs, and the myriad distractions around us. . . So have some self-compassion, and consider formal mindful eating on retreat […]