Therapy focusing on the practice of mindfulness can help reduce stress and lessen the intensity of many different uncomfortable emotional experiences.
Mindfulness is an adaptable technique, with many different ways to engage in and practice a mindful approach to life. By integrating mindfulness into therapy and focusing on techniques for embodying a mindful attitude, the therapeutic process of healing can often become more easily accessible, more fluid, and less intense.
Mindfulness itself can be described as a style of thinking and attention. However, there are many other coping skills and techniques associated with mindfulness that can be integrated into therapy as well. These techniques include relaxation, meditation, stress reduction exercises.
Mindfulness can be the focus of therapy itself or used in conjunction with another method or style of therapy.