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Ruth Baer is Professor of Psychology in the doctoral program in clinical psychology at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Baer is the developer of two of the most widely used instruments for assessing mindfulness: the Kentucky Inventory of Mindfulness Skills and the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire. She is the editor of two books: Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician's Guide to Evidence Base and Application, and Assessing Mindfulness and Acceptance: Illuminating the Processes of Change. She is an Associate Editor for Psychological Assessment and serves on the editorial boards for Assessment, Mindfulness, and Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. At the University of Kentucky, she conducts research on the assessment and conceptualization of mindfulness, mindfulness-based interventions, mechanisms through which mindfulness training achieves its beneficial effects, and relationships between mindfulness and other aspects of psychological functioning. She frequently gives talks and workshops for mental health practitioners and researchers in the US, the UK, Europe, and Australia on mindfulness-based treatments and mindfulness research.

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Practising Happiness How Mindfulness Can Free You From Psychological Traps and Help You Build the Life You Want by Ruth A. Baer
Practising Happiness How Mindfulness Can Free You From Psychological Traps and Help You Build the Life You Want
Ruth A. Baer
A new way of assessing your life and experience, using methods gained from Eastern meditation and Buddhism that focus on meditation and concentration on the moment, the small things of life. Ruth A Baer has researched this new way of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2014

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