Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Published: April, 2005

Boston , MA — Meditation is now being incorporated into psychotherapeutic practice and combined in surprising ways with other healing traditions, the April issue of the Harvard Mental Health Letter reports.


The focused attention of meditation may change attitudes and behavior by decreasing preoccupation with one's own suffering and fostering self-understanding. "Professionals of both traditions are beginning to realize that the resemblance to the aims of psychotherapy is no accident," says Harvard Mental Health Letter editor Dr. Michael Miller.

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