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Clinical Psychology Trainees’ Experiences of Mindfulness: an Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis

Auteurs: Pooja Hemanth, Paul Fisher

Gepubliceerd in: Mindfulness | Uitgave 5/2015

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Abstract

The current study explored clinical psychology trainees’ experience of mindfulness and its impacts on their lives. Participants were recruited from a mindfulness group that was conducted once a week for 10 weeks, with each session lasting 1 h. The participants were interviewed, and the transcripts were analyzed using interpretive phenomenological analysis. The themes suggest that participants experienced increased comfort with mindfulness over time and that the mindfulness group could help trainees with their self-care, professional development in intrapersonal skills, and confidence in their mindfulness intervention skills. Clinical implications for the integration of mindfulness training into clinical psychology programs are discussed.
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Metagegevens
Titel
Clinical Psychology Trainees’ Experiences of Mindfulness: an Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis
Auteurs
Pooja Hemanth
Paul Fisher
Publicatiedatum
11-11-2014
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Mindfulness / Uitgave 5/2015
Print ISSN: 1868-8527
Elektronisch ISSN: 1868-8535
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-014-0365-4

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