Heal Thy Self

Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine

By Saki Santorelli; Jon Kabat-Zinn (Foreword by)
(Bell Tower Book, Paperback, 9780609805046, 288pp.)

Publication Date: March 7, 2000

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Today we are experiencing extraordinary technological advances in the diagnosis and treatment of illness while at the same time learning to take more responsibility for our own health and well-being. In this book, Saki Santorelli, director of the nationally acclaimed Stress Reduction Clinic, explores the ancient roots of medicine, and shows us how to introduce mindfulness into the crucible of the healing relationship. His approach revolutionizes the dynamics between the patient and the practitioner. In describing the classes at the clinic and the transformation that takes place in this alchemical process, he offers insights and effective methods for cultivating mindfulness in our everyday lives. As he reveals the inner landscape of his own life as a health care professional and we join him and those with whom he works on this journey of human suffering and courage, we become aware of and honor what is darkest and brightest within each one of us.        




About the Author
Afterword writer Saki Santorelli, EdD, MA, is executive director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and author of "Heal Thyself".

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., has been a student and practitioner of meditation and yoga for over three decades. He is the founder and director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center and an associate professor of medicine. He lives in Worchester, Massachusetts. He is the author of the classic "Wherever You Go, There You Are", also available from Audio Renaissance.
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