. Acceptance and commitment therapy: 100 key points and Techniques offers a comprehensive, theory, overview of the central features of the philosophy, yet concise, and practical application of ACT. It explains and demonstrates the range of acceptance, mindfulness, and behaviour change strategies that can be used in the service of helping people increase their psychological flexibility and wellbeing.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques #ad - Divided into three main parts, moving from the basics of behavioural psychology, hands, and Heart’ of the approach, via the key principles of Relational Frame Theory and the Psychological Flexibility model, to a detailed description of how ACT is practiced, the book covers the ‘Head, providing the reader with a solid grounding from which to develop their delivery of ACT-consistent interventions.
This book will appeal to practitioners looking to further their theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills and those seeking a useful reference for all aspects of their ACT practice.
A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What MattersAvery #ad - Hayes describes it with more depth and clarity than ever before. Mark manson, #1 new york times best-selling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckLife is not a problem to be solved. If we run from a sense of vulnerability, we must also run from what we care about. These skills have been shown to help even where other approaches have failed.
Hayes shows how allowing ourselves to feel fully and think freely moves us toward commitment to what truly matters to us. But we hurt where we care. Science shows that they are useful in virtually every area--mental health anxiety, diet, business, domestic violence; and performance sports, prejudice, depression, dealing with diabetes, stigma, eating disorders, PTSD; physical health chronic pain, substance abuse, facing cancer; social processes relationship issues, exercise.
How does psychological flexibility help? We struggle because the problem-solving mind tells us to run from what causes us fear and hurt. Finally, we can live lives that reflect the qualities we choose. Act shows how we can live full and meaningful lives by embracing our vulnerability and turning toward what hurts.
A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters #ad - In this landmark book, the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful approaches research has yet to offer. In all my years studying personal growth, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is one of the most useful tools I've ever come across, and in this book, Dr.
By learning how to liberate ourselves, we can live with meaning and purpose, along with our pain when there is pain.
ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy The New Harbinger Made Simple SeriesNew Harbinger Publications #ad - Inside, you’ll find: scripts, exercises, metaphors, and worksheets to use with your clients; a session-by-session guide to implementing ACT; transcripts from therapy sessions; guidance for creating your own therapeutic techniques and exercises; and practical tips to overcome “therapy roadblocks. This book aims to take the complex theory and practice of ACT and make it accessible and enjoyable for therapists and clients.
With a focus on mindfulness, act is proven-effective in treating depression, schizophrenia, client values, and a commitment to change, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder BPD, addictions, anxiety, stress, and myriad other psychological issues. Why is it so hard to be happy? why is life so difficult? why do humans suffer so much? And what can we realistically do about it? No matter how rewarding your job, as a mental health professional, you may sometimes feel helpless in the face of these questions.
ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy The New Harbinger Made Simple Series #ad - It’s also a revolutionary new way to view the human condition—packed full of exciting new tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting profound behavioral change. A practical primer, ideal for act newcomers and experienced ACT professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear explanations of the six ACT processes and a set of real-world tips and solutions for rapidly and effectively implementing them in your practice.
Now fully-revised and updated, flexible perspective taking, this second edition of ACT Made Simple includes new information and chapters on self-compassion, working with trauma, and more. This book gives you everything you need to start using ACT with your clients for impressive results. You are also well aware of the challenges and frustrations that can present during therapy.
The Heart of ACT: Developing a Flexible, Process-Based, and Client-Centered Practice Using Acceptance and Commitment TherapyContext Press #ad - These are then addressed by Walser in a dialogue designed to assist clinicians in connecting to the material. If you’re looking to take your ACT delivery to a new, exciting level, this book is a must-have addition to your professional library. Using the tips and strategies in this professional guide, you’ll develop a flexible, grounded, and client-centered practice.
With this comprehensive resource, process-driven practice, you’ll learn to cultivate an organic, grounded in the heart of the therapeutic relationship and responsive to clients in the moment. These sections mimic the helpful mentoring process of one-on-one training and supervision, and offer insights into specific therapeutic challenges that can unfold in structured conversation.
As the applications of ACT grow, so does the need for up-to-date professional resources. Unlike many advanced act books that focus on procedures and techniques, The Heart of ACT focuses on the heart of the therapeutic relationship, as well as the “soft skills” that are difficult to describe, but which often mark the difference between a merely good clinician and an excellent one.
The Heart of ACT: Developing a Flexible, Process-Based, and Client-Centered Practice Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy #ad - Carlton and manuela comment and ask questions related to the material in the book and their own ACT learning process. The heart of act is designed to mimic the supervision experience by presenting material in thought-provoking chapters grounded in real-life clinical situations and challenges. In the book, you’ll also find supervision dialogues inspired by Walser's work with her supervisees, Carlton Coulter and Manuela O’Connell.
In the heart of act, and overarching and ongoing processes, intrapersonal, renowned acceptance and commitment therapy ACT trainer Robyn Walser explores ACT as a process-based therapy incorporating interpersonal, as well as the integration of six core components of psychological flexibility to connect clinicians to the dynamic and relational implementation of ACT.
Experiencing ACT from the Inside Out: A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Guides for PsychotherapistsThe Guilford Press #ad - Everyone from beginning therapists to seasoned ACT practitioners can enhance their work through self-practice/self-reflection SP/SR, a cutting-edge, evidence-based training method. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 17 reproducible worksheets and over 3 hours of audio exercises.
Fifteen step-by-step modules are illustrated with vivid examples from the authors' own SP/SR journeys. From leading acceptance and commitment therapy ACT practitioners, this experiential training workbook invites therapists to broaden and strengthen their ACT skills through deep engagement with ACT theory and techniques.
Experiencing ACT from the Inside Out: A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Guides for Psychotherapists #ad - Through a systematic process, readers learn how to effectively apply ACT to a personal or professional challenge and reflect on the experience. Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download the audio exercises as well as printable copies of the worksheets.
Prosocial: Using Evolutionary Science to Build Productive, Equitable, and Collaborative GroupsContext Press #ad - Using the prosocial model, have better member or employee retention, you’ll learn to design groups that are more harmonious, have better relationships with other groups or business partners, and have more success and longevity. Most importantly, you’ll learn to target the characteristics that foster cooperation and collaboration—key ingredients for any effective group.
Whether you work in business or schools, volunteer in neighborhoods or church organizations, or are involved in social justice and activism, you understand the enormous power of groups to enact powerful and lasting change in the world. But how exactly do you design, build, prosocial presents a practical, evolutionary science, and acceptance and commitment therapy ACT, and sustain effective groups?Based on the work of Nobel Prize winning economist Elinor Ostrom and grounded in contextual behavioral science, step-by-step approach to help you energize and strengthen your business or organization.
Prosocial: Using Evolutionary Science to Build Productive, Equitable, and Collaborative Groups #ad - A groundbreaking, comprehensive program for designing effective and socially equitable groups of all sizes—from businesses and social justice groups to global organizations.
ACT Questions and Answers: A Practitioner's Guide to 150 Common Sticking Points in Acceptance and Commitment TherapyContext Press #ad - However, there are several challenges and frustrations that can arise when delivering ACT in-session. In the tradition of the hugely popular professional guide ACT Made Simple, ACT Questions and Answers offers practical tools for overcoming common sticking points in-session. Renowned act expert russ harris presents easy-to-read q&a sessions to uncover the most common ways clients and practitioners get stuck when using ACT, how to get unstuck, and how to transform that “stuckness” into powerful personal growth.
Acceptance and commitment therapy act is a highly effective, evidence-based treatment for a number of mental health issues—from depression to addiction—that focuses on mindfulness, client values, and a commitment to change. It also provides innovative tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting psychological flexibility and profound behavioral change.
ACT Questions and Answers: A Practitioner's Guide to 150 Common Sticking Points in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy #ad - . You’ll find effective tips and strategies for moving past misconceptions about mindfulness and acceptance, how to deal with reluctant or unmotivated clients, and how to break down communication barriers that can stand in the way of progress. You’ll also find links to free downloadable resources. If you are new to act—or just want to improve your delivery—this easy-to-read reference guide will help you troubleshoot common in-session challenges and help your clients achieve lasting change.
A Contextual Behavioral Guide to the Self: Theory and PracticeContext Press #ad - For many clients, it's incredibly difficult to shed preconceived notions of “who they really are, ” and negative perceptions of the self can lead to feelings of low self-worth that stand in the way of treatment. Furthermore, every client who partakes in acceptance and commitment therapy ACT must identify a self as part of their treatment, and clinicians often report that observing the self, or “self as context, ” is the most difficult of all six core ACT processes.
Problems with the self arise when clients orient themselves in the world and learn to relate to others, but these problems can vary considerably. The self plays an integral role in human motivation, cognition, and social identity. A contextual behavioral guide to the Self translates this difficult—yet essential—therapeutic process into easy-to-apply steps and user-friendly language.
A Contextual Behavioral Guide to the Self: Theory and Practice #ad - For example, some clients may have deficits in developing a strong sense of self in the first place—particularly if they are diagnosed with autism spectrum conditions ASC. Depressed clients or those with borderline personality disorder BPD may develop a skewed, negative sense of self, and those with narcissistic personality disorder NPD may develop an inflated sense of self.
With this unique road map, compassion, and help all clients develop empathy, you will learn to apply the complex theory of the self into everyday practice, and flexible perspective taking—leading to better treatment outcomes and better lives for clients.
How to Be Nice to Yourself: The Everyday Guide to Self-Compassion: Effective Strategies to Increase Self-Love and AcceptanceAlthea Press #ad - How to be nice to yourself makes it simple to start practicing self compassion with a wide variety of techniques and strategies that anyone can learn. Filled with easy-to-use advice drawn from a variety of sources—including meditation, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy—this book will help you find the right way to start feeling good about yourself.
How to be nice to yourself: the everyday guide to Self Compassion includes:Proven Strategies—Learn a variety of ways to practice self compassion daily—with meditations, writing exercises, and more. Practical advice—bring self compassion to your thoughts, emotions, and actions with exercises that can easily be applied to your daily life.
How to Be Nice to Yourself: The Everyday Guide to Self-Compassion: Effective Strategies to Increase Self-Love and Acceptance #ad - Personalized approach—customize your self compassion practice with a personalized plan based on what matters to you and the kind of changes you want to see. Practice deep self compassion with a wide range of strategies. Today’s the day to start loving yourself. Start loving yourself with the techniques that work best for you.
You’ll discover them in how to be Nice to Yourself: The Everyday Guide to Self Compassion.
This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian RevolutionPantheon #ad - What emerges is an incredibly empowering argument: if we can become wise managers of evolutionary processes, we can solve the problems of our age at all scales—from the efficacy of our groups to our well-being as individuals to our stewardship of the planet Earth. Yet, according to david sloan wilson, ” “culture, the darwinian revolution won’t be truly complete until it is applied more broadly—to everything associated with the words “human, ” and “policy.
This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution #ad - In a series of engaging and insightful examples—from the breeding of hens to the timing of cataract surgeries to the organization of an automobile plant—Wilson shows how an evolutionary worldview provides a practical tool kit for understanding not only genetic evolution but also the fast-paced changes that are having an impact on our world and ourselves.
It is widely understood that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution completely revolutionized the study of biology.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Second Edition: The Process and Practice of Mindful ChangeThe Guilford Press #ad - Sample therapeutic exercises and patient-therapist dialogues are integrated throughout. New to this edition *reflects tremendous advances in ACT clinical applications, theory building, and research. Psychological flexibility is now the central organizing focus. This book provides the definitive statement of ACT--from conceptual and empirical foundations to clinical techniques--written by its originators.
Restructured to be more clinician friendly and accessible; focuses on the moment-by-moment process of therapy. Act is based on the idea that psychological rigidity is a root cause of a wide range of clinical problems. Since the original publication of this seminal work, acceptance and commitment therapy ACT has come into its own as a widely practiced approach to helping people change.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Second Edition: The Process and Practice of Mindful Change #ad - . The authors describe effective, acceptance, self-awareness, values, innovative ways to cultivate psychological flexibility by detecting and targeting six key processes: defusion, attention to the present moment, and committed action. Expanded coverage of mindfulness, relational learning, the therapeutic relationship, and case formulation.