A new book, Contextual Psychology: Integrating Mindfulness-Based Approaches Into Effective Therapy, has been published by Dr. Richard Nongard. This book is available to be purchased at Amazon.com.
Imagine having a set of resources, skills, and scripts for various processes that can guide even the most difficult clients into recovery. How would that re-energize your therapeutic work? Those resources are what this book provides. Written by a practicing therapist,it is a clear and concise explanation of evidenced-based protocols and how to utilize them with real clients in real therapy. This book will show you how Mindfulness based psychologies can be practically implemented in a life changing way. You will learn core elements and applications of Act Therapy, Dialectical-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Stress Reduction and Positive Psychology. The book contains exercises and scripts for use with clients. Although designed as a both a primer and practical guidebook, the book cites studies and sources from peer-reviewed literature to support the integration of these techniques into a variety of therapeutic contexts.
Dr Richard Nongard is a 2014 BGU Doctorate in Transformational Leadership Graduate and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Master’s degree in Counseling with experience in ministry and counseling. A popular keynote and conference speaker, Dr. Nongard is also an author of many counseling books that are designed for therapists from all background to help their clients effectively.