Christopher Germer, Mindful Self-Compassion

Resources :: Bibliography :: Books

Armstrong, K. (2010). Twelve steps to a compassionate life. New York: Knopf.

Baer, R. A. (Ed.). (2010a). Assessing mindfulness and acceptance processes in clients: Illuminating the theory and practice of change. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press.

Begley, S. (2007). Train your mind, change your brain. New York: Ballantine Books.

Brach, T. (2003). Radical acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha. New York: Bantam Books.

Chödrön, P. (2000). When things fall apart: Heart advice for difficult times. Boston: Shambhala.

Chödrön, P. (2001). Start where you are: A guide to compassionate living. Boston: Shambhala.

Dalai Lama, XIV. (1995). The power of compassion. New York: HarperCollins.

Dalai Lama, XIV. (2001). An open heart: Practicing compassion in everyday life. Boston: Little, Brown.

Dalai Lama, XIV. (2003). Lighting the path: The Dalai Lama teaches on wisdom and compassion. South Melbourne, Australia: Thomas C. Lothian.

Davidson, R. J., & Harrington, A. (2001). Visions of compassion: Western scientists and Tibetan Buddhists examine human nature. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Davidson, R.J. & Begley, S. (2012). The emotional life of your brain: How its unique patterns affect the way you think, feel, and life—and how to change them. New York: Hudson Street Press.

Fredrickson, B. L. (2009). Positivity. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Germer, C. K. (2009). The mindful path to self-compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions. New York: Guilford Press.

Germer, C.K. & Siegel, R.D. (Eds.). (2012). Compassion and wisdom in psychotherapy: Deepening mindfulness in psychotherapy.  New York: Guilford Press.

Germer, C. K., Siegel, R. D., & Fulton, P. R. (Eds.). (2005). Mindfulness and psychotherapy. New York: Guilford Press.

Gilbert, P. (2005). Compassion: Conceptualisations, research and use in psychotherapy. London: Routledge.

Gilbert, P. (2009). The compassionate mind: A new approach to life’s challenges. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Press.

Gilbert, P. (2010). Compassion focused therapy: The CBT distinctive features series. London: Routledge.

Goldstein, J., & Kornfield, J. (1987). Seeking the heart of wisdom: The path of insight meditation. Boston: Shambhala.

Goleman, D. (2003). Destructive emotions: How can we overcome them? New York: Bantam Dell.

Hanh, T. N. (1976). The miracle of mindfulness: A manual on meditation. Boston: Beacon Press.

Hanh, T. N. (1998). The heart of the Buddha’s teachings. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press.

Hayes, S. C., Follette, V. M., & Linehan, M. M. (Eds.). (2004). Mindfulness and acceptance: Expanding the cognitive-behavioral tradition. New York: Guilford Press.

Hayes, S. C., Strosahl, K. D., & Wilson, K. G. (1999). Acceptance and commitment therapy: An experiential approach to behavior change. New York: Guilford Press.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990). Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain and illness. New York: Dell.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1994). Wherever you go, there you are. New York: Hyperion.

Keltner, D., Marsh, J., & Smith J. (2010). The compassionate instinct. New York: WW Norton.

Kornfield, J. (2008). The wise heart: A guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology. New York: Bantam.
Kramer, G. (2007). Insight dialogue: The interpersonal path to freedom. Boston: Shambhala Publication.
Ladner, L. (2004). The lost art of compassion: Discovering the practice of happiness in the meeting of Buddhism and psychology. New York: HarperCollins.

Lewin, R. (1996). Compassion: The core value that animates psychotherapy. Lanham, MD: Jason Aronson.

Linehan, M. M. (1993). Skills training manual for treating borderline personality disorder. New York: Guilford Press.

Makransky, J. (2007). Awakening through love: Unveiling your deepest goodness. Boston: Wisdom.

Neff, K. D. (2011). Self-compassion: Stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind. New York: William Morrow.

Nisargadatta, S. (1973). I am that. Durham, NC: Acorn Press.

Olendzki, A. (2010). Unlimiting mind: The radically experiential psychology of Buddhism. Boston: Wisdom.

Orsillo, S. M., & Roemer, L. (2011). The mindful way through anxiety: Break free from chronic worry and reclaim your life. New York: Guilford Press.

Rahula, W. (1974). What the Buddha taught. New York: Grove Weidenfeld.

Safran, J. D. (Ed.). (2003). Psychoanalysis and Buddhism: An unfolding dialogue.Boston: Wisdom.

Salzberg, S. (1997). Lovingkindness: The revolutionary art of happiness. Boston: Shambhala.

Salzberg, S. (2011). Real happiness: The power of meditation. New York: Workman.

Schwartz, R. C. (1995). Internal family systems therapy. New York: Guilford Press.

Siegel, D. J. (2007). The mindful brain: Reflection and attunement in the cultivation of well-being. New York: Norton.

Siegel, D. J. (2010a). The mindful therapist: A clinician’s guide to mindsight and neural integration. New York: Norton.

Siegel, D. J. (2010b). Mindsight: The new science of personal transformation. NewYork: Bantam.

Siegel, R. D. (2010). The mindfulness solution: Everyday practices for everyday problems. New York: Guilford Press.

Siff, J. (2010). Unlearning meditation: What to do when the instructions get in the way. Boston: Shambhala.

Stosny, S. (1995). Treating attachment abuse: A compassionate approach. New York:Springer.

Tirch, D. (2011). The compassionate mind guide to overcoming anxiety. London: Constable.

Williams, J. M. G., Teasdale, J. D., Segal, Z. V., & Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007). The mindful way through depression: Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness. New York: Guilford Press.


Updated October 2012, C. Germer.