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Learning RFT is the first book that relates the basics of Relational Frame Theory in an accessible way and is intended for practicing clinicians. This is sure to become a classic for people interested in delving more into the basic theory behind ACT.
ACT Made Simple: An Easy-to-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is one of the core books that any new ACT therapist should get. Its a great place to start your learning of ACT. Very accessible and avoids much of the technical language that can be useful for more experienced ACT therapists, but which […]
Mindfulness for Two: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Approach to Mindfulness in Psychotherapy is a great book for improving your skills as an ACT therapist. A master therapist and ACT trainer writes a personal book that is engaging and also incorporates technical material in a manner that is accessible and fun to read. One […]
The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early
The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early Years is one of the few resources for parents on how to apply mindfulness to how to parent. Its also unique in including a focus on how values can inform how you want to be as a parent.
Parenting Your Anxious Child With Mindfulness and Acceptance: A Powerful New Approach to Overcoming Fear, Panic, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is one of the few books out there for people who want to bring the technology of mindfulness to their parenting. A great resource.
Acceptance & Mindfulness Treatments for Children & Adolescents: A Practitioner’s Guide is the book for people who are interested in applying ACT to this age group.
The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Depression is a great book for people who are interested in how ACT can be applied with depression. Kirk Strosahl and Patricia Robinson bring their many years of experience and wisdom to help people who are struggling with the “black dog” of depression.
The Art and Science of Valuing in Psychotherapy is the most comprehensive description of using values in psychotherapy that I am aware of. If you are wanting to learn how values are used in ACT or might be used in other therapies, this really is the best source.
The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a really great, user friendly workbook for people who anxiety and worry. It presents material in a step-by-step fashion that is easy to digest and try out on your own.
The Happiness Trap: How to Stop Struggling and Start Living. This self-help book breaks down the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and presents them in an easy to understand manner.