Mindfulness-Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction

A selection of links to great information about tinnitus and Mindfulness.

Emergency Response

If you feel overwhelmed by your emotions and are struggling with suicidal thoughts, you can always call the National Suicide Hotline at (800) 273-8255.

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Audio and Video

NPR: "Rethinking Tinnitus"

Simple ... But Not Easy - Dr. Jennifer Gans

The Meditation - Dr. Jennifer Gans

The Muscle of Awareness - Dr. Jennifer Gans

Meditation Preparation - Dr. Jennifer Gans

A Balanced Mind - Dr. Jennifer Gans

MBTSR Course - A New Management Tool for Bothersome Tinnitus (Part 1)
MBTSR Course - A New Management Tool for Bothersome Tinnitus (Part 2)
Sustained Benefit of MBTSR in Adults with Chronic Tinnitus

Mindfulness Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction Profiles

"PBS NewsHour" Profile

"PBS NewsHour" Segment:

Books on Mindfulness and Meditation

Parenting From the Inside Out
by Daniel Siegel and Mary Hartzell
Dr. Siegel at UCLA calls himself an interpersonal neurobiologist. He has written extensively on mindfulness and how it can change your brain and relationships.

The Mindful Way Through Depression
by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, & Jon Kabat-Zinn
An excellent, readable book on managing emotions, not just depression, using mindfulness. Comes with a CD with guided meditations.

The Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook
by Bob Stahl & Elisha Goldstein
A great book by a very experienced MBSR teacher that takes you through the MBSR class, week by week.

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety
by John Forsyth & Georg Eifert

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression
by Kirk Strosahl & Patricia Robinson

It's Easier Than You Think
by Sylvia Boorstein

Radical Acceptance
by Tara Brach

The Miracle of Mindfulness
by Thich Nhat Hanh

A Path with Heart
by Jack Kornfield

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness in Everyday Life
by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Arriving at Your Own Door: 108 Lessons in Mindfulness
by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness
by Sharon Salzberg

The Wise Heart
by Jack Kornfield
Kornfield is one of the founders of Spirit Rock, a meditation center in Marin, and the author of many excellent books on mindfulness and Buddhism.

The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook
by Martha Davis, Elizabeth Eshelman, Patrick Fanning & Matthew McKay
This workbook is full of accessible tools for increasing wellness.

Mind Over Mood: Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

by Dennis Greenberger & Christine Padesk
The techniques in this workbook are the cornerstone of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Books on Tinnitus

When Your Ears Ring
by Neil Bauman, Ph.D.

How to Manage Your Tinnitus: A Step-by-Step Workbook
by James Henry, Ph.D., Tara Zaugg, Au.D., Paula Myers, Ph.D. & Caroline Kendall, Ph.D.

Living With Tinnitus and Hyperacusis
by Laurence McKenna, Ph.D., David Baguley, Ph.D. & Don McFerran, Ph.D.

The Consumer Handbook on Tinnitus
edited by Richard S. Tyler, Ph.D.

Noise and Military Service: Implications for Hearing Loss and Tinnitus
by Larry E. Humes, Lois M. Joellenbeck & Jane S. Durch

Taking Control of TMJ
by Robert O. Uppgaard, D.D.S.