Acceptance and Commitment Therapy : The Process and Practice of Mindful Change, Hardback Book

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy : The Process and Practice of Mindful Change Hardback


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 idea that psychological rigidity is a root cause of a wide range of clinical problems.

The authors describe effective, innovative ways to cultivate psychological flexibility by detecting and targeting six key processes: defusion, acceptance, attention to the present moment, self-awareness, values, and committed action.

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. *Expanded coverage of mindfulness, the therapeutic relationship, relational learning, and case formulation. *Restructured to be more clinician friendly and accessible; focuses on the moment-by-moment process of therapy.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 402 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychotherapy
  • ISBN: 9781609189624

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