Blog entries by Aiki Lee

  1. JMA as Beneficial for Clinicians The ways in which JMA practice mirrors mindfulness based social work has shown its benefits with the personal experiences mentioned from those interviewed and through the narrative of Eddie’s treatment. Such practices not only provide benefits on a...
  2. Single Case Study The following is a single case study that details the therapeutic treatment of a suicidal, depressed man. Interventions with this individual did not follow strict therapeutic guidelines and instead JMA training was used to teach concepts of mindfulness to make the...
  3. Concepts of Mindfulness in JMA As noted above, mindfulness based social work therapy has its roots in Asian meditative practices, specifically Zen. These mindfulness based concepts are often found within JMA, and that opens up the possibility that studying JMA may yield similar...
  4. Japanese Martial Arts and Mindfulness Based Social Work Himura Kenshin SWK 6521 Aurora University March 22, 2011 Abstract Japanese martial arts practice encompasses many of the mindfulness based skills that are desirable for both clients and clinicians in the field of social work. The...