An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling

Pathways of Mindfulness-Based Therapies

  • Padmasiri de Silva

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introducing Buddhist Psychology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Padmasiri de Silva
      Pages 23-30
    3. Padmasiri de Silva
      Pages 31-45
    4. Padmasiri de Silva
      Pages 78-81
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      Pages 82-92
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      Pages 93-96
  3. Pathways of Mindfulness-Based Counselling

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 227-268

About this book


This book, now in its fifth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling, exploring key concepts in psychology and practical applications in mindfulness-based counselling techniques using Buddhist philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics and contemplative methods.


Buddhism psychology counselling emotion mental health philosophy mindfulness-based therapy counseling ethics management mindfulness Motivation personality philosophy of mind stress stress management Therapeut Therapie

Authors and affiliations

  • Padmasiri de Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.Historical and International StudiesMonash UniversityAustralia

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