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