Read about Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Children

Books

Semple, R. J., & Lee, J. (2011). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for anxious children: A manual for treating childhood anxiety. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.

Semple, R. J., & Lee. J. (2013). Achtsamkeitsbasierte therapie für kinder mit angsrstörungen. Paderborn, Germany: Junfermann Verlag.

Semple, R. J., & Lee, J. (2016). La pleine conscience pour les enfants anxieux: Aller mieux en s’amusant grâce au programme MBCT-C. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: De Boeck Supérieur.

Semple, R. J., & Lee, J. (2019). La terapia cognitiva basata sulla mindfulness per i bambini ansiosi: Manuale per la cura dei disturbi d’ansia in età evolutiva. Trento, Italy: Edizioni Centro Studi Erickson S.p.A.

Book chapters

Goodman, M. S., & Semple, R. J. (2019, in press). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children: Improving mental health in elementary schools. In T. L. Renshaw & S. R. Jimerson (Eds.). Using mindfulness to promote mental health in schools. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lee, J. & Semple, R. J. (2019). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children. In I. Ivtzan (Ed.). The handbook of mindfulness-based programs: Every established intervention, from medicine to education. London, UK: Routledge.

Semple R. J., & Madni L. A. (2015). Treating childhood trauma with mindfulness. In V. Follette, J. Briere, J. Hopper, D. Rozelle, & D. Rome (Eds.), Contemplative Methods in Trauma Treatment: Integrating Mindfulness and Other Approaches. New York: Guilford.

Semple R. J., & Lee, J. (2014). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children. In R. A. Baer (Ed.), Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches: Clinician's Guide to Evidence Base and Applications, 2nd ed. San Diego, CA: Elsevier.

Semple, R. J., & Burke, C. A. (2011). Treating children and adolescents with mindfulness. In P. C. Kendall (Ed.), Child and Adolescent Therapy: Cognitive-Behavioral Procedures, 4th ed. (pp. 411-428). New York: Guilford.

Semple, R. J., & Lee, J. (2008). Treating anxiety with mindfulness: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children. In L. A. Greco & S. C. Hayes (Eds.), Acceptance and mindfulness interventions for children, adolescents, and families (pp. 94-134). Oakland, CA: Context Press/New Harbinger Publications.

Semple, R. J., Lee, J., & Miller, L. F. (2006). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children. In R. A. Baer (Ed.), Mindfulness-based treatment approaches: Clinician's guide to evidence base and applications (pp. 143-166). Burlington, MA: Elsevier/Academic Press.

Journal Articles

Semple, R. J., Lee, J., Rosa, D., & Miller, L. F. (2010). A randomized trial of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children: Promoting mindful attention to enhance social-emotional resiliency in children. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 19, 218-229. doi:10.1007/s10826-009-9301-y

Lee, J., Semple, R. J., Rosa, D., & Miller, L. (2008). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children: Results of a pilot study. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 22, 15-28. doi:10.1891/0889.8391.22.1.15

Semple, R. J., Reid, E. F., & Miller, L. (2005). Treating anxiety with mindfulness: An open trial of mindfulness training for anxious children. Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, 19, 379-392. doi:10.1891/jcop.2005.19.4.379

Unpublished Manuscripts

Semple, R. J. (2005). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children: A randomized group psychotherapy trial developed to enhance attention and reduce anxiety. (Ph.D. doctoral dissertation), Columbia University, New York.

Semple, R. J. (2003). Treating anxiety with mindfulness: An open trial of mindfulness training for anxious children. (Master’s thesis), Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.

Posters

Kostova, Z., Sarmiento, I., Fulwiler, C. & Semple, R. J. (Jun 14, 2019). Implementing mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children (MBCT-C) with history of trauma in inpatient settings: Factors to consider.  Presented at the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies international conference. Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Treating anxiety and depression with mindfulness: Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children. (Nov 20, 2004). Presented at the 38th annual convention, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New Orleans LA.