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Learning ACT : an acceptance and commitment therapy skills training manual for therapists / Jason B. Luoma, PhD, Steven C. Hayes, PhD, and Robyn D. Walser, PhD. [print]

By: Luoma, Jason B [author]Contributor(s): Hayes, Steven C | Walser, Robyn DMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Oakland, California : Context Press, an imprint of New Harbinger Publications, Incorporated, [(c)2017. Edition: second editionContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781626259508; 162625950XSubject(s): Acceptance and commitment therapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | PSYCHOLOGY -- Clinical Psychology | MEDICAL -- Psychiatry -- General | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social WorkLOC classification: RC489.L686.A28 2017RC489.A32.W222.L437 2017COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: COPYRIGHT: covered - CIU has obtained rights for you to copy and share this title in electronic or print format with students, faculty, and staff.Summary: "Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is among the most remarkable developments in contemporary psychotherapy. This second edition of the pioneering ACT skills-training manual for clinicians provides a comprehensive update--essential for both experienced practitioners and those new to using ACT and its applications. ACT is a proven-effective treatment for numerous mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, stress, addictions, eating disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and more. With important revisions based on new developments in contextual behavioral science, Learning ACT, Second Edition includes up-to-date exercises and references, as well as material on traditional, evidence-based behavioral techniques for use within the ACT framework. In this fully revised and updated edition of Learning ACT, you'll find workbook-format exercises to help you understand and take advantage of ACT's unique six process model--both as a tool for diagnosis and case conceptualization, and as a basis for structuring treatments for clients. You'll also find up-to-the-minute information on process coaching, new experiential exercises, an increased focus on functional analysis, and downloadable extras that include role-played examples of the core ACT processes in action. By practicing the exercises in this workbook, you'll learn how this powerful modality can improve clients' psychological flexibility and help them to live better lives. Whether you're a clinician looking for in-depth training and better treatment outcomes for individual clients, a student seeking a better understanding of this powerful modality, or anyone interested in contextual behavioral science, this second edition provides a comprehensive revision to an important ACT resource"--Summary: "Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is among the most remarkable developments in contemporary psychotherapy and proven effective in the treatment of several mental health conditions--including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and more. With updated exercises based on new research and discoveries in contextual behavioral science, this fully revised edition of Learning ACT is an essential resource for both experienced practitioners and those new to using ACT and its applications"--
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"Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is among the most remarkable developments in contemporary psychotherapy. This second edition of the pioneering ACT skills-training manual for clinicians provides a comprehensive update--essential for both experienced practitioners and those new to using ACT and its applications. ACT is a proven-effective treatment for numerous mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, stress, addictions, eating disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and more. With important revisions based on new developments in contextual behavioral science, Learning ACT, Second Edition includes up-to-date exercises and references, as well as material on traditional, evidence-based behavioral techniques for use within the ACT framework. In this fully revised and updated edition of Learning ACT, you'll find workbook-format exercises to help you understand and take advantage of ACT's unique six process model--both as a tool for diagnosis and case conceptualization, and as a basis for structuring treatments for clients. You'll also find up-to-the-minute information on process coaching, new experiential exercises, an increased focus on functional analysis, and downloadable extras that include role-played examples of the core ACT processes in action. By practicing the exercises in this workbook, you'll learn how this powerful modality can improve clients' psychological flexibility and help them to live better lives. Whether you're a clinician looking for in-depth training and better treatment outcomes for individual clients, a student seeking a better understanding of this powerful modality, or anyone interested in contextual behavioral science, this second edition provides a comprehensive revision to an important ACT resource"-- Link to source of summary

"Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is among the most remarkable developments in contemporary psychotherapy and proven effective in the treatment of several mental health conditions--including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and more. With updated exercises based on new research and discoveries in contextual behavioral science, this fully revised edition of Learning ACT is an essential resource for both experienced practitioners and those new to using ACT and its applications"-- Link to source of summary

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