Other ACT Books

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Contextual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain

Contextual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Chronic Pain outlines an ACT based approach to chronic pain.

Talking ACT

Talking ACT gathers the accumulated wisdom of a few years of interaction on the ACT listserv into one accessible source. Sure to be a wealth of information for those wishing to delve deep into ACT and have many questions answered.

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.

ACT in Practice

Act in Practice  is a book for therapists focusing on case conceptualization from an Acceptance and Commitmetn Therapy perspective. It covers some of the basics of behaviora analysis and shows how to use functional analysis in the context of ACT.

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.

Act on Life Not on Anger

Act on Life Not on Anger: The New Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Guide to Problem Anger is another self-help book on ACT. I haven’t read it yet, but have had a couple clients say it was quite helpful. The authors are experienced ACT therapists and authors.

Acceptance And Commitment Therapy For Chronic Pain

Acceptance And Commitment Therapy For Chronic Pain focuses on the application of ACT to chronic pain specfically and also includes some information working with professionals using ACT. This book focuses heavily on values interventions and so can be a good resource for those wanting to learn more about using values in ACT.