Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Thilo Deckersbach, Britta Hölzel, Lori Eisner, Sara W. Lazar, and Andrew A. Nierenberg

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I. An Introduction to MBCT for Bipolar Disorder

1. Bipolar Disorder and Mindfulness

2. An Overview of MBCT for Bipolar Disorder

3. Assessment and Orientation for Prospective Participants

4. Individual Sessions

II. The Group Sessions

Session 1. Welcome in the Moment

Session 2. Welcome Back to the Present

Session 3. The End of the Honeymoon

Session 4. Aversion and Attachment

Session 5. Depression and Acceptance

Session 6. Mania

Session 7. Anger

Session 8. Anxiety

Session 9. Open Awareness and Loving-Kindness

Session 10. Loving-Kindness I

Session 11. Loving-Kindness II

Session 12. Mindfulness Never Ends

III. Reproducible Handouts

Handout 1. Misconceptions about Mindfulness

Handout 2. MBCT for Bipolar Disorder: The Roadmap

Handout 3. Mindfulness Discussion Questions

Handout 4. Yoga Exercise

Handout 5. Mood Diary

Handout 6. Planning Your Mindfulness Practice

Handout 7. Homework Sheet

Handout 8. Worksheet for Warning Signs and Action Plans

Handout 9. Worksheet for Trigger Situations

Handout 10. The Autopilot

Handout 11. Exercise 1 for Session 5

Handout 12. Automatic Negative Thoughts

Handout 13. Cognitive Biases in Depression

Handout 14. Exercise 2 for Session 5

Handout 15. What Can I Do When I Start Feeling Down or Depressed?

Handout 16. List of Troubling Thoughts and Feelings

Handout 17. Why Prevent Mania with Mindfulness?

Handout 18. Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors Associated with Hypomania/Mania

Handout 19. Cognitive Biases in Hypomania/Mania

Handout 20. What Should I Do When I Notice Warning Signs of Mania?

Handout 21. Automatic Anger Thoughts

Handout 22. Anger-Related Cognitive Biases

Handout 23. Exercise for Session 7

Handout 24. Anger Discussion Questions

Handout 25. What Can I Do When I Feel Frustrated, Angry, or Irritable?

Handout 26. Automatic Catastrophic Thoughts

Handout 27. What Can I Do When I Feel Anxious?

Handout 28. Self-Soothing Activities

Handout 29. Mindfulness Never Ends

References

Index

List of Audio Tracks

1. Yoga-Body Scan (23:13)

2. Introduction to the Breathing Space (2:01)

3. Body Scan (17:46)

4. Mindfulness of the Breath (8:15)

5. 3-Minute Breathing Space (3:23)

6. Mindfulness of the Breath and Body (9:48)

7. Mindful Sitting with Sounds and Thoughts (9:37)

8. 3-Minute Breathing Space with Acceptance (3:55)

9. Emotion-Focused Meditation (10:15)

10. Open Awareness Meditation (10:29)

11. Loving-Kindness Meditation (12:48)