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The Buddhist Notion of Emptiness and its Potential Contribution to Psychology and Psychotherapy
A growing number of psychologists now have their practices and theories informed by Buddhist
meditation practices. Th ese practices, however, are themselves deeply informed by the
Buddhist notion of emptiness (śūnyatā). Th is Buddhist concept off ers a rich vein of possibilities
in informing psychology and psychotherapy. Th e present paper examines the development
and potential of this concept for infl uencing these and other areas.
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Tirado, J. M. (2008). Tirado, J. M. (2008). The Buddhist notion of emptiness and its potential contribution to psychology and psychotherapy. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 27(1), 74–79.. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 27 (1). https://doi.org/10.24972/ijts.2008.27.1.74