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Karen Kissel Wegela

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The Courage to Be Present
Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Awakening of Natural Wisdom
Written by Karen Kissel Wegela


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $19.95

The quality of presence a psychotherapist or counselor brings to the therapeutic relationship makes all the difference in effective treatment. With this application of Buddhist practice to psychotherapy, Karen Kissel Wegela offers mental health professionals a new perspective on bringing compassion, patience, generosity, and equanimity to their work with clients. She... Read more >

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What Really Helps
Using Mindfulness and Compassionate Presence to Help, Support, and Encourage Others
Written by Karen Kissel Wegela
Foreword by David Richo


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $24.95

Drawing on her experience as a psychotherapist and psychology professor, Karen Kissel Wegela offers clear, practical advice on the art of helping others. Despite our good intentions to help, we often hold back because we don’t know what to say or do—and we sometimes find that our best attempts to help... Read more >
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