Contributed by Christopher Germer

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VIDEO: Moving Forward When Treatment Seems to Make a Problem Worse

Chris Germer on shifting the focus from fixing a problem to embracing it with compassion

What someone resists persists. It’s a paradoxical dynamic that you’ve probably seen in the course of your own clinical work. In this video, Chris explains... Read more

Inside the Heart of Healing

When Moment-to-Moment Awareness Isn't Enough

As the mindfulness movement sweeps through our field, many therapists are discovering that traditional contemplative practices grounded in detached... Read more

Mindfulness has become one of the hottest growth areas in the field of psychotherapy in the past few years. It’s a surprising hit even among... Read more

Christopher Germer

Christopher K. Germer, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice. He is a Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School and a founding member of the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. He is a co-editor of the professionally acclaimed book Mindfulness and Psychotherapy and author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions.