FAQs

Here you will find an example set of FAQs.

I have a question about the book. How do I ask it?

Feel free to ask me (Jason Luoma) a question using the form below. I respond to all questions I am asked and am happy to help you find your way to trainings and resources if you are new to ACT.

 

 

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT, said as one word, not the letters) is a new cognitive-behavior therapy that has gained increasing attention in recent years. ACT emphasizes such processes as mindfulness, acceptance, and values in helping clients overcome obstacles in their lives. A basic assumption of ACT is that suffering is a normal and unavoidable part of human experience and that it is actually¬†people’s attempts to control or avoid their own painful experiences that leads to much long-term suffering and what doesn’t work in people’s lives. ACT helps people learn ways to let go of the struggle with pain, […]