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Christopher Karl Germer, Ph.D.

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Colby College, Waterville, MEBA06/1974Psychology
Temple University, Philadelphia, PAMA06/1980Clinical Psychology
Temple University, Philadelphia, PAPhD06/1985Clinical Psychology


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  1. Berry MP, Lutz J, Schuman-Olivier Z, Germer C, Pollak S, Edwards RR, Gardiner P, Desbordes G, Napadow V. Brief Self-Compassion Training Alters Neural Responses to Evoked Pain for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study. Pain Med. 2020 10 01; 21(10):2172-2185. PMID: 32783054.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  2. Lutz J, Berry MP, Napadow V, Germer C, Pollak S, Gardiner P, Edwards RR, Desbordes G, Schuman-Olivier Z. Neural activations during self-related processing in patients with chronic pain and effects of a brief self-compassion training - A pilot study. Psychiatry Res Neuroimaging. 2020 10 30; 304:111155. PMID: 32799058.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Germer, C. & Neff, K. I. Itvzan (Ed.). The Handbook of Mindfulness-Based Programs: Every Established Intervention, from Medicine to Education. Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC). 2019.
  4. Germer, C. & Neff, K. Teaching the Mindful Self-Compassion Program. 2019.
  5. Michalak J., Crane, C., Germer, C., Gold, E., Heidenreich, T., Mander, J., Meibert, P., & Segal, Z. . Principles for a responsible integration of mindfulness in individual therapy. Mindfulness. 2019; 10(5):799-811.
  6. McGehee, P., Germer, C. & Neff, K. . L. Montiero & F. Musten (Eds.). A Clinician's Guide to Mindfulness and Ethics. Core values in Mindful Self-Compassion. 2018.
  7. Neff, K. & Germer, C. The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook. 2018.
  8. Neff, K. & Germer, C. J. Doty (Ed.). Oxford Handbook on Compassion Science. Self-compassion and psychological wellbeing. 2017.
  9. Germer, C. & Barnhofer, T. . P. Gilbert (Ed.). Compassion: Concepts, Research and Applications. Mindfulness and compassion: Similarities and differences. 2017.
  10. Braehler, C. & Germer, C. J. Loizzo, M. Neale & W. Wolf (Eds.). Advances in Contemplative Psychotherapy: Accelerating Healing and Transformation. Compassion in psychotherapy. 2017.
  11. Germer, C. & Neff, K. . J. Briere, V. Follette, J. Hopper, D. Rozelle & D. Rome (Eds.). Transforming Trauma: Integrating Contemplative and Western Psychological Approaches. Cultivating self-compassion in trauma survivors. 2015.
  12. Germer, C. & Chan, C. N. Thoma & D. McKay (Eds.). Engaging Emotion in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Experiential Techniques for Promoting Lasting Change. Mindfulness: It's not what you think. 2014.
  13. Germer CK, Neff KD. Self-compassion in clinical practice. J Clin Psychol. 2013 Aug; 69(8):856-67. PMID: 23775511.
    Citations: 55     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Germer, C., Siegel, R. & Fulton, P. . Mindfulness and Psychotherapy. 2013.
  15. Neff, K. & Germer, C. T. Singer & M. Bolz (Eds.). Compassion: Bridging theory and practice. Being kind to yourself: The science of self-compassion. 2013; 291-312.
  16. Neff KD, Germer CK. A pilot study and randomized controlled trial of the mindful self-compassion program. J Clin Psychol. 2013 Jan; 69(1):28-44. PMID: 23070875.
    Citations: 203     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Germer, C. & Siegel, R. . Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy. 2012.
  18. Siegel, R., Germer, C. & Olendzki, A. F. Didonna (Ed.) Clinical Handbook of Mindfulness. Mindfulness: What is it? Where did it come from?. 2009.
  19. Germer, C. The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion. 2009.
  20. Germer, C. The Best Buddhist Writing 2007. Mindful Marriage. 2007.
  21. Germer, C. D. Kramer & M. Bopp. Transformation in clinical and developmental psychology. The contextual-epistemic approach to psychotherapy. 1989.
  22. Johnson JA, Germer CK, Efran JS, Overton WF. Personality as the basis for theoretical predilections. J Pers Soc Psychol. 1988 Nov; 55(5):824-35. PMID: 3210150.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Germer CK, Seraydarian L, McBrearty JF. Training hospital clinicians to diagnose tardive dyskinesia. Hosp Community Psychiatry. 1984 Aug; 35(8):769-70, 783. PMID: 6148300.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Straube ER, Germer CK. Dichotic shadowing and selective attention to word meaning in schizophrenia. J Abnorm Psychol. 1979 Aug; 88(4):346-53. PMID: 479456.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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