Mindfulness based psychotherapy blends ancient Buddhist psychology with more recent theories of human development to create a wonderfully rich therapeutic approach, grounded in contemplative practice, kindness and compassion
All humans face the pain of our imperfection. We are flawed and we don’t like it. Above all we want to avoid our flaws being visible. We try very hard to suppress them and change, yet no-one notices.
Whilst some people feel strongly about these words, they are now often used interchangeably. A commonly cited distinction is that psychotherapy may go on for longer and may go deeper.