Some books and articles to read about the Course

Jon Kabat-Zinn
   - Full Catastrophe Living, Piatkus.
   - Mindfulness Meditation for Everyday Life, Piatkus.
   - Coming to our Senses, Piatkus.

Segal, Williams & Teasdale
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, The Guilford Press

Williams, Teasdale, Segal & Kabat-Zinn
The Mindful Way Through Depression, The Guilford Press

Williams & Penman
Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world. Piatkus

Burch & Penman
Mindfulness for Health: Relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing. Piatkus

Sarah Silverton (with Vanessa Hope & Eluned Gold)
The Mindfulness Breakthrough. Watkins

Saki Santorelli
Heal Thy Self, Bell Tower, New York

Rebecca Crane
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features. Routledge

About Mindfulness-Based Approaches

Baer R.E. ed. 2005. Mindfulness-based treatment approaches: clinician's guide to evidence base and applications. Amsterdam: Elsevier, Academic Press.

Burch, V., 2008 Living Well with Pain and Illness. Piatkus.

Hayes, S.C., & Strosahl, K.C. eds. 2005. A Practical Guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. New York: Guilford Press

Linehan, M.M. & Heard, H. L.,1992. Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder. New York: Guilford Press.

About Mindful Self-Compassion

Germer, C.K., Siegel, R.D. & Fulton, P.R., 2005. Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, New York: Guilford Press.

Germer, C.K., 2009 The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion. Guilford Press.

Gilbert, P. ed., 2005 Compassion: conceptualisations, research and use in psychotherapy. Brunner-Routledge.

Gilbert, P. & Choden, 2013 Mindful Compassion - Using the power of Mindfulness and Compassion to transform our lives. Robinson, London.

Neff, K., 2011 Self-Compassion - Stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind. Morrow - Harper Collins.

Neff, K., & Germer, C.K., 2018 The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook - A Proven Way To Accept Yourself, Build Inner Strength and Thrive. The Guilford Press.

Germer, C.K., & Neff, K., 2019 Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program - A Guide for Professionals. The Guilford Press.

About Mindfulness Meditation

Thich Nhat Hanh
   - The Miracle of Mindfulness, Rider
   - Peace is Every Step, Bantam

Henepola Gunaratana
Mindfulness in Plain English, Wisdom

Shunryu Suzuki
Zen Mind, Beginners's Mind, Weatherhill, New York

Chogyam Trungpa
   - The Myth of Freedom, Shambhala
   - Meditation in Action, Shambhala

Jack Kornfield
A Path with Heart, Rider

Steven Levine
A Gradual Awakening, Anchor Books

Pema Chrodron
   - When Things Fall Apart, Element
   - The Places that Scare You, Element


Kabat-Zinn, J., (1996). Mindfulness Meditation: What It Is, What It Isn't, And Its Role In Health Care And Medicine. In Haruki, Y., Ishii, Y.and Suzuki, M., Comparative and Psychological Study on Meditation, Eburon, Netherlands.

Kabat-Zinn, J., (2003). Minfulness-Based Interventions in Context: Past, Present, and Future. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, Vol 10 N2, Summer 2003, 144-156.

Baer, R.A. (2003) Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention: a conceptual and clinical review. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 10(2), 125-143

Teasdale, J.D. et al (2000) Prevention of Relapse/Recurrence in Major Depression by Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 68(4), 615-23

Teasdale, J.D., Segal, Z.V. & Williams, J.J.G. (2003) Mindfulness Training and Problem Formulation, Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice 10 (2), 157-160