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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Books from 2018-2019

Each year, we update our Learning ACT Resource Guide with the newest resources on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy that come out each year. The guide contains a comprehensive list of all of all the ACT that have ever been published. You can browse this list, organized by category, on our LearningACT website. Below, are the 43 new books [...]

By |March 24th, 2019|ACT books for clients, ACT books for therapists, Other ACT Books|Comments Off on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Books from 2018-2019

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and religious clients

Recently, I received this excellent question about using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy with religious clients and thought I'd share it so others could benefit: I'm learning ACT and am familiar with it's concepts, but I'm left with a few specific questions in terms of how it can be applied for persons who are deeply religious: [...]

By |August 8th, 2017|General Blog Items|Comments Off on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and religious clients

Favorite Values Exercises to Use In Therapy

We've pulled together seven favorite values exercises that you can use with your clients. These are based on work with hundreds of clients and repeated use in workshops and other training events. Most of these exercises originated from others and what we have tried to do is take some of our favorite ACT values exercises and [...]

By |July 16th, 2017|General Blog Items|Comments Off on Favorite Values Exercises to Use In Therapy

Learning RFT

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.

By |January 27th, 2011|ACT books for therapists|5,110 Comments

Milk Milk Milk: Breaking down a defusion exercise

Dr. Akihiko Masuda and colleagues recently published a really interesting study where they broke down components of the ACT Milk Milk Milk exercise. In this exercise, the therapist may take a word that has a strong negative self-referential quality to the client (e.g., “fraud,” “ugly,” stupid,” “damaged”); the client then repeats the word over and [...]

By |April 5th, 2010|General Blog Items|0 Comments

ACT Made Simple

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 can [...]

By |March 28th, 2010|ACT books for therapists|4 Comments

Mindfulness for Two: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Approach to Mindfulness in Psychotherapy

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 of [...]

By |March 28th, 2010|ACT books for therapists|0 Comments

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.

By |March 28th, 2010|ACT books for clients|0 Comments

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.

By |March 28th, 2010|ACT books for clients|0 Comments

Acceptance & Mindfulness Treatments for Children & Adolescents: A Practitioner’s Guide

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.

By |March 28th, 2010|ACT books for therapists|0 Comments