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    Act Made Simple: An Easy-to-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Paperback) By (author) Dr. Russ Harris

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    DescriptionAt ACT workshops around the world, author Russ Harris is often asked one question: 'If you could recommend just one book on ACT, what would it be'? "ACT Made Simple", a clear, accessible, and jargon-free ACT primer, is the answer to that question. Though many mental health professionals are intrigued by the concepts presented in the ACT model, they are often hesitant to delve into intimidating technical volumes that are heavy on theory but lacking in real-world tips and solutions. Based on ACT in a Nutshell, Harris' popular ten-week crash course on the ACT model, this makes the six ACT processes easy to understand and implement in therapy. ACT professionals seeking a refresher course on the model as well as therapists new to ACT will appreciate this practical approach. The book includes conversational responses and questions, but also encourages readers to tailor ACT techniques to their practices and their clients.


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    Title
    Act Made Simple
    Subtitle
    An Easy-to-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Dr. Russ Harris
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 251 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781572247055
    ISBN 10: 1572247053
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PSY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.9
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: VSP, MMJT
    Ingram Subject Code: PS
    Libri: I-PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24810
    B&T General Subject: 670
    DC22: 616.89142
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: PSY028000, PSY007000
    DC22: 616.891425
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 616.89/1425
    LC classification: RC489.A32 H37 2009
    Thema V1.0: VSP, MKMT
    Illustrations note
    black & white line drawings, figures
    Publisher
    New Harbinger Publications
    Imprint name
    New Harbinger Publications
    Publication date
    05 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Oakland
    Review quote
    "For those of you who train or supervise nurses, physicians, social workers, or other professionals unffamiliar with psychological lingo, ACT Made Simple is a must. Russ Harris has succeeded in the challenge of translating difficult psychological concepts embedded in ACT into plain, colorful, diverse language that anyone working clinically will understand. Each section is simply organized, easy to follow, and user-friendly. Harris has included highly useful sections of practical tips and common pitfalls that even the trained ACT therapist will find useful. I highly recommend ACT Made Simple as a primer for ACT training."-- JoAnne Dahl, Ph.D., author of The Art and Science of Valuing in Psychotherapy