Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies

Written By Freddy Jackson Brown
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 March 2016
  • ISBN : 1119106281
  • Pages : 312 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies written by Freddy Jackson Brown which was release on 14 March 2016, this book published by John Wiley & Sons. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Harness ACT to live a healthier life Do you want to change your relationship with painful thoughts and feelings that are holding you back from making changes to improve your life? In Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies, you'll discover how to identify negative and unhealthy modes of thinking and apply Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) principles throughout your day-to-day life, creating a healthier, richer and more meaningful existence with yourself and others. Closely connected to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), ACT is an evidence-based, NICE-approved therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies mixed in with commitment and behaviour-changing strategies to help people increase their psychological flexibility in both their personal and professional lives. With the help of this straightforward and authoritative guide, you'll find out how to target unpleasant feelings and not act upon them—without sending yourself spiraling down the rabbit hole. The objective is not happiness; rather, it is to be present with what life brings you and to move toward valued behaviour. Shows you how to banish unhelpful thoughts Guides you to making room for painful feelings Teaches you how to engage fully with your here-and-now experience Helps you cope with anxiety, depression, stress, OCD and psychosis Whether you're looking to practice self care at home or are thinking about seeing an ACT therapist, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies makes it easier to live a healthier and more productive life in spite of—and alongside—unpleasantness.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies
  • Author : Freddy Jackson Brown,Wiley,Duncan Gillard
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-03-14
  • Total pages : 312
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : Harness ACT to live a healthier life Do you want to change your relationship with painful thoughts and feelings that are holding you back from making changes to improve your life? In Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies, you'll discover how to identify negative and unhealthy modes of thinking and ...

A Practical Guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

A Practical Guide to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Author : Steven C. Hayes,Kirk D. Strosahl
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-19
  • Total pages : 396
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : This book is the most practical clinical guide on Acceptance and Commit ment Therapy (ACT said as one word, not as initials) yet available. It is designed to show how the ACT model and techniques apply to various disorders, settings, and delivery options. The authors of these chapters are experts ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Second Edition

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy  Second Edition
  • Author : Steven C. Hayes,Kirk D. Strosahl,Kelly G. Wilson
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-08-29
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : 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. This book provides the definitive statement of ACT--from conceptual and empirical foundations to clinical techniques--written by its originators. ACT is based on the ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Author : Richard Bennett,Joe Oliver
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-03-27
  • Total pages : 254
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques offers a comprehensive, yet concise, overview of the central features of the philosophy, theory, 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 ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Author : Paul E. Flaxman,J.T. Blackledge,Frank W. Bond
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2010-11-16
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : What are the distinctive theoretical and practical features of acceptance and commitment therapy? Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a modern behaviour therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness interventions alongside commitment and behaviour change strategies to enhance psychological flexibility. Psychological flexibility refers to the ability to contact the present moment ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Author : J. T. Blackledge,Joseph Ciarrochi,Frank Deane
  • Publisher : Australian Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : Showcasing the very latest in the theory, research and practice of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) across a range of clinical applications, including eating disorders, depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, PTSD and substance abuse, with contributions from leading ACT practitioners including co-founders Kirk Strosahl, Kelly Wilson and Rob Zettle. ...

Acceptance Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Acceptance   Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
  • Author : Georg H. Eifert,John P. Forsyth
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 287
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : A Revolutionary Approach to Treating Anxiety Disorders This much-anticipated book is the first how-to guide to offer a detailed and practical application of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to the treatment of persons suffering from any of the broad class of anxiety disorders. In a lucid and readable style, the ...

ACT Made Simple

ACT Made Simple
  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 265
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : Explains the six ACT processes--cognitive fusion, acceptance, contact with the present moment, observing the self, discovering individual values, committed action--and how to implement them....

Acceptance and commitment therapy

Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 161
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Couples

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Couples
  • Author : Avigail Lev,Matthew McKay
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-03-01
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : Relationships take work. In this much-anticipated book, best-selling author Matthew McKay and psychologist Avigail Lev present the ten most common relationship schemas, and provide an evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) treatment protocol for professionals to help clients overcome the barriers that hold them back in their relationships. Romantic relationships ...

The Research Journey of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT

The Research Journey of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy  ACT
  • Author : Nic Hooper,Andreas Larsson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-08-18
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : In 1986 the first research study investigating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) was published. It aimed to determine if an early conceptualization of the ACT model could be used to treat depression. Since this seminal study, further investigations have been conducted across every imaginable psychological issue and the rate at which ...

ACT in Steps

ACT in Steps
  • Author : Michael P. Twohig,Michael E. Levin,Clarissa W. Ong
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-09
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : "This book is a guide for new therapists on the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) for any psychological disorder that involves some level of struggle with inner experiences, but it is not targeted to any particular diagnosis. It is suitable for graduate students who are seeing their first ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Author : Steven C. Hayes,Jason Lillis
  • Publisher : Theories of Psychotherapy
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : Steven C. Hayes, who helped develop ACT, and co-author Jason Lillis provide an overview of ACT's main influences and its basic principles. In this succinct and understandable survey, the authors show how ACT illuminates the ways that language encourages unhelpful skirmishing in clients' psychic lives, and how to use ACT ...

ACT Questions and Answers

ACT Questions and Answers
  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-04-01
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : 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 ...

Acceptance Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post traumatic Stress Disorder Trauma related Problems

Acceptance   Commitment Therapy for the Treatment of Post traumatic Stress Disorder   Trauma related Problems
  • Author : Robyn D. Walser,Darrah Westrup
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Total pages : 255
  • ISBN : 1119106281
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Summary : From two well-known psychologists, this indispensable resource for mental health professionals offers a practical, accessible and theoretically complete approach to using ACT to treat PTSD and acute trauma-related symptoms....