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Integrating Mindfulness into CBT

Integrating Mindfulness into CBT By Robert Hindman, Ph.D.Beck Institute Faculty A recently published journal article reviewed the empirical support for mindfulness-based interventions for common psychiatric disorders (Hedman-Lagerlof, Hedman-Lagerlof, & Ost, 2018). The authors concluded that the evidence base for using mindfulness-based interventions in the treatment of psychiatric disorders was weak. While other studies have found mindfulness-based interventions to be promising (e.g., Hofmann, Sawyer, Witt, & Oh, 2010), the conclusion of the review article…

From our Archives: Reflections on My Public Dialog with the Dalai Lama

Aaron T. Beck, M.D. Göteborg  June 13, 2005 Judy Beck and I met with the Dalai Lama initially in his private drawing room in the hotel for an informal discussion a couple of hours prior to the actual public dialog.  Also attending were Paul Salkovskis, Astrid Beskow, and a number of his own representatives, including his long-time interpreter.  Initially, I presented His Holiness with a copy of Life magazine from…