Contemplative Psychotherapy: The Art and Science of Sustainable Happiness By Joe Loizzo Posted on August 31, 2021 #Practice#Psychology The following article by Joe Loizzo is an excerpt from the Introduction to the book, Advances in Contemplative Psychotherapy: Accelerating Healing and Transformation, edited by Joe Loizzo. For more information please go to http://contemplativebook.com Science, Plasticity, and Mindfulness: The Rebirth of Contemplative Science The very idea of “contemplative” psychotherapy may invoke some cognitive dissonance. “Contemplation” and “contemplative”—terms derived from the Latin contemplatio—have historically been used to describe a discipline of reflection considered central to introspective learning, especially the meditative learning practiced by lay and professional people in Western religious institutions and traditions. Psychotherapy, on the other hand, has evolved as a healing method of reflection and introspective learning, informed by scientific views of human nature, and Become a Member To unlock this content, register now for a free membership. Learn more Read more like this #Interdisciplinary #Practice #Psychology #Traditions Light and Sound Energy medicine is in some ways very basic to all experience and yet it is something that is quite difficult to speak about. By Isa Gucciardi #Interdisclipinary #Psychology The Transforming Brain in Yoga Practice The central mystery of human life is consciousness. By Julian Walker #Philosophy #Psychology #Research Positive Neuroplasticity: The Neuroscience of Minduflness The function of the nervous system is to process information, and the brain is constantly changing – both functionally and structurally – due to the information coursing through it. By Rick Hanson #Psychology #Research Healing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Kundalini Yoga and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy PTSD is a body/mind illness diagnosed in military and civilian populations worldwide. By Julie K. Staples Ph.D.