A practical guide for using mindfulness to enrich relationships within couples, families and workplaces. Learn how to use mindfulness to develop a compassionate relationship with yourself and others, communicate effectively, and reduce defensive patterns. Case studies highlight key principles, while practical exercises develop mindfulness skills.
Dr Richard Chambers is a clinical psychologist in private practice, specializing in mindfulness-based therapies. He is also an internationally recognized expert in mindfulness. Dr Chambers is pioneering a university-wide mindfulness approach at Melbourne's Monash University and consults to a growing number of educational institutions, businesses, sporting clubs and community organizations. He is a developer of the Smiling Mind app and co-author of Mindful Learning. Margie Ulbrick is a collaborative family lawyer, relationship counsellor, psychotherapist and writer. Trained in Family Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Law and Collaborative Practice, she has many years' experience working to help people create sustaining and nurturing relationships and work towards maximizing optimum health in families. Margie's articles have been published on websites and in journals, newspapers and magazines.