Buddhist Psychology: suggested readings. A Dharma blog published a reviews of selected Buddhist Psychology books for your considerationVancouver, Canada, September 2, 2010 — Buddhist Psychology is becoming more and more widrespread in the West. AmAreWay, a blog devoted to happiness and Dharma, made a selection of suggested readings, including:
Caroline Brazier – The Buddhist Psychology: Liberate Your Mind, Embrace Life
Western therapeutic approaches have often put considerable emphasis on building self-esteem and enhancing a positive sense of self. This book challenges the assumption behind this approach.
Jack Kornfield – The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
From Publishers Weekly: Author, psychologist and pioneering Buddhist teacher Kornfield (…) uses the same sweet narrative voice, provides convincing and illustrative anecdotes and stories, and reaches into world traditions and literature as well as contemporary scientific research.
Jeremy D. Safran – Psychoanalysis and Buddhism: An Unfolding Dialogue
Psychoanalysis and Buddhism pairs Buddhist psychotherapists together with leading figures in psychoanalysis who have a general interest in the role of spirituality in psychology.
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