ACT books for clients

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

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.

The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Depression

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 Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety

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

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.

ACT on Anxiety

The Act on Anxiety Workbook is a self help workbook that can be used as a companion to the ACT for Anxiety book.

The Diabetes Lifestyle Book

The Diabetes Lifestyle Book is a book about adapting to diabetes that is informed by an ACT perspective. It is derived in part from a study with good outcomes using ACT along with education to help people better manage their diabetes.

Finding Life Beyond Trauma

Finding Life Beyond Trauma is  a self help workbook  for those struggling with traumatic events in their histories.

The Worry Trap

The Worry Trap is a self help workbook focused on ACT for worry and anxiety.

Living Beyond Your Pain: Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to Ease Chronic Pain

Living Beyond Your Pain: Using Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to Ease Chronic Pain is a self-help book on ACT focused on chronic pain. This book is based on pain interventions that have been shown to be effective in at least three studies, so there is some evidence that this might be helpful.