Act Made Simple

Act Made Simple : An Easy-to-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Would you like to be less stressed and more fulfilled at work? Then join the many thousands of therapists and life coaches worldwide who are learning acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). ACT is not just a proven effective treatment for depression, anxiety, stress, addictions, eating disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, and myriad other psychological issues. 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 and entertaining 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. This book gives you everything you need to start using ACT with your clients for impressive results.

Inside this book, 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 Practical tips to overcome 'therapy roadblocks'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 202 x 252 x 16mm | 560g
  • Oakland, CA, United States
  • English
  • black & white line drawings, figures
  • 1572247053
  • 9781572247055
  • 1,177

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"Perhaps the most elegant, easily digestible book on using the principles of mindfulness and acceptance to improve your own life and the lives of others. Inside are a litany of creative exercises and strategies that are ready for immediate use. But none of the benefits would be possible without the supportive, entertaining voice of Russ Harris. There is something new to be learned with each reading."
-- Todd B. Kashdan, Ph.D., professor of psychology at George Mason University and author of Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life
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About Russ Harris

Russ Harris is an internationally acclaimed acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) trainer and author of the popular ACT-based self-help book, The Happiness Trap, now published in over fifteen languages and twenty countries. He is widely renowned for his ability to train therapists in ACT in a way that is clear, accessible, and fun.
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