In recent years, developments in neuroscience have offered significant breakthroughs in understanding the brain chemistry that contributes to the behaviors and suffering associated with borderline personality disorder. While mindfulness cannot change your genes, research is beginning to show that it can change the way your genes work (Smalley 2010).
Beyond mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) there are various applications of mindfulness across therapeutic modalities, including the use of mindfulness as a core skill in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and as it is woven into the core processes of the acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) hexaflex.
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2013 is here. This year is already very special to me, because New Harbinger is celebrating its 40th anniversary of publishing powerful, evidence-based psychology resources for mental health professionals and self-help books for clients. We have several new professional books to add to your library.
One of the most rewarding aspects of working in the mental health field is helping people to live healthier, more fulfilling lives. To support this effort, modalities such as dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), have given us the tools to treat a variety of disorders—especially those rooted in emotion regulation issues.