Inside This Moment: A Clinician’s Guide to Promoting Radical Change Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Context Press #ad - In addition, clients must be willing to experience pain in the present moment in order to make lasting change and begin to live according to their values. Inside this moment offers a powerful skill set for learning to live in the now—even when it hurts. To help you and your client make the most of your time in treatment sessions, this book includes clinical examples of working with clients via self-related processes, and offers tips for what to do when faced with certain non-verbal and verbal client behaviors, such as:looking away or downbody positioningrespiration rategiving general answers to specific questionschanging the topicforgetting what was askedrepeating oneself over and overchanges in rate of speechvoice volumeYou'll learn that you don't need to go looking for radical change opportunities—but rather that the opportunities are transpiring right in front of you.

Inside This Moment: A Clinician's Guide to Promoting Radical Change Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy #ad - . But staying in the moment is harder than it sounds. A practical guide that presents a user-friendly approach to helping patients enact radical change and acceptance through mindfulness in their personal lives. Family medicine  in this breakthrough book, cofounder of acceptance and commitment therapy ACT, Kirk Strosahl and two fellow ACT psychologists offer a brief, assess, five-stage model to help you recognize, and take advantage of the subtle shifts of awareness that occur during therapy to achieve the most effective intervention and successful treatment outcomes.

In therapy, it is essential for both clinicians and their clients to pay attention to each moment in-session as an opportunity to create change. This book will allow you to relax and trust in the power of the "now" in your therapy sessions.


Brief Interventions for Radical Change: Principles and Practice of Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

New Harbinger Publications #ad - Brief interventions for radical Change is a powerful resource for any clinician working with clients who are struggling with mental health, substance abuse, or life adjustment issues. As a mental health professional, you know it’s a real challenge to help clients develop the psychological skills they need to live a vital life.

These tools and strategies can be used to help your clients stop using unworkable behaviors, and instead engage in committed, values-based actions to change their lives for the better. The book includes a practical approach to understanding how clients get stuck, focusing questions to help clients redefine their problem, and tools to increase motivation for change.

If you are searching for a more focused therapeutic approach that requires fewer follow-up visits with clients, or if you are simply looking for a way to make the most of each session, this is your guide. In this book, you’ll find a ready-to-use collection of brief assessment and case-formulation tools, as well as many brief intervention strategies based in focused acceptance and commitment therapy ACT.

Brief Interventions for Radical Change: Principles and Practice of Focused Acceptance and Commitment Therapy #ad - This is especially true when you are working with time constraints or in settings where contacts with the client will be brief. In addition, present-moment awareness, you will learn methods for rapidly constructing effective treatment plans and effective interventions for promoting acceptance, and contact with personal values.

With this book, and values-based therapeutic work in their interactions with clients suffering from depression, anxiety, acceptance, you will easily integrate important mindfulness, or any other mental health problem.


In This Moment: Five Steps to Transcending Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroscience

New Harbinger Publications #ad - It's not as difficult as it sounds!written by cofounder of acceptance and commitment therapy ACT Kirk Strosahl and pioneering behavioral health researcher Patricia Robinson, the mindfulness exercises in this book will help you strengthen the parts of your brain that support vitality and a sense of being fully present in the here and now.

So how can you move past the little hassles that get in the way of fully enjoying life?In This Moment will show you how to find a sense of calm and serenity using a breakthrough, evidence-based program grounded in mindfulness and neuroscience. Stress is a normal part of daily life; but over time, chronic stress can take its toll on both your mental and physical health, leading to everything from anxiety and depression to weight gain and disease.

In This Moment: Five Steps to Transcending Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroscience #ad - . Imagine feeling stressed, moment by moment, and being able to work through it by paying attention to your thoughts and feelings, no matter where you are or what you're doing. And with a little practice, and live a happier life, stay balanced, you will learn to combat stress in healthy ways, no matter what challenges arise.

Little daily hassles can add up to big, big stress. Whether you're stuck in traffic, or worrying about money, dealing with a demanding boss, hauling your kids out the front door in the morning, it's easy to become overwhelmed.


A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters

Avery #ad - Act shows how we can live full and meaningful lives by embracing our vulnerability and turning toward what hurts. In this landmark book, the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy ACT lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful approaches research has yet to offer.

In all my years studying personal growth, and in this book, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is one of the most useful tools I've ever come across, Dr. These skills have been shown to help even where other approaches have failed. The flexibility skills counter those ingrained tendencies. Hayes shows how allowing ourselves to feel fully and think freely moves us toward commitment to what truly matters to us.

A Liberated Mind: How to Pivot Toward What Matters #ad - By learning how to liberate ourselves, we can live with meaning and purpose, along with our pain when there is pain. Although that is a simple idea, it resists our instincts and programming. Finally, we can live lives that reflect the qualities we choose. If we run from a sense of vulnerability, we must also run from what we care about.

Hayes describes it with more depth and clarity than ever before. Mark manson, #1 new york times best-selling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ckLife is not a problem to be solved. They include noticing our thoughts with curiosity, attending to what is in the present, opening to our emotions, learning the art of perspective taking, discovering our deepest values, and building habits based around what we deeply want.


The Big Book of ACT Metaphors: A Practitioner's Guide to Experiential Exercises and Metaphors in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

New Harbinger Publications #ad - Metaphors and exercises play an incredibly important part in the successful delivery of acceptance and commitment therapy ACT. Hayes, phd, this book is a must-have for any ACT Practitioner. These powerful tools go far in helping clients connect with their values and give them the motivation needed to make a real, conscious commitment to change.

However, no one resource exists where you can find an exhaustive list of metaphors and experiential exercises geared toward the six core elements of ACT. Whether you are treating a client with anxiety, or an eating disorder, this book will provide you with the skills needed to improve lives, depression, trauma, one exercise at a time.

The Big Book of ACT Metaphors: A Practitioner's Guide to Experiential Exercises and Metaphors in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy #ad - With a special foreword by ACT cofounder Steven C. Unfortunately, many of the metaphors that clinicians use have become stale and ineffective. That’s why you need fresh, new resources for your professional library. In this breakthrough book, two act researchers provide an essential A-Z resource guide that includes tons of new metaphors and experiential exercises to help promote client acceptance, defusion from troubling thoughts, and values-based action.

The book also includes scripts tailored to different client populations, and special metaphors and exercises that address unique problems that may sometimes arise in your therapy sessions. Several act texts and workbooks have been published for the treatment of a variety of psychological problems.


The Heart of ACT: Developing a Flexible, Process-Based, and Client-Centered Practice Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Context Press #ad - These are then addressed by Walser in a dialogue designed to assist clinicians in connecting to the material. In the heart of act, and overarching and ongoing processes, renowned acceptance and commitment therapy ACT trainer Robyn Walser explores ACT as a process-based therapy incorporating interpersonal, intrapersonal, as well as the integration of six core components of psychological flexibility to connect clinicians to the dynamic and relational implementation of ACT.

Engaging clinical scenarios, therapeutic insights, and supervision dialogues are offered to help clinicians move beyond their conceptual understanding of ACT principles to master the nuances of the therapeutic relationship at the heart of ACT. Unlike many advanced act books that focus on procedures and techniques, The Heart of ACT focuses on the heart of the therapeutic relationship, as well as the “soft skills” that are difficult to describe, but which often mark the difference between a merely good clinician and an excellent one.

The heart of act is designed to mimic the supervision experience by presenting material in thought-provoking chapters grounded in real-life clinical situations and challenges. In the book, you’ll also find supervision dialogues inspired by Walser's work with her supervisees, Carlton Coulter and Manuela O’Connell.

The Heart of ACT: Developing a Flexible, Process-Based, and Client-Centered Practice Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy #ad - . If you’re looking to take your ACT delivery to a new, exciting level, this book is a must-have addition to your professional library. Using the tips and strategies in this professional guide, grounded, you’ll develop a flexible, and client-centered practice. With this comprehensive resource, you’ll learn to cultivate an organic, process-driven practice, grounded in the heart of the therapeutic relationship and responsive to clients in the moment.


ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy The New Harbinger Made Simple Series

New Harbinger Publications #ad - You are also well aware of the challenges and frustrations that can present during therapy. If you’re looking for ways to optimize your client sessions, consider joining the many thousands of therapists and life coaches worldwide who are learning acceptance and commitment therapy ACT. Inside, exercises, metaphors, you’ll find: scripts, and worksheets to use with your clients; a session-by-session guide to implementing ACT; transcripts from therapy sessions; guidance for creating your own therapeutic techniques and exercises; and practical tips to overcome “therapy roadblocks.

This book aims to take the complex theory and practice of ACT and make it accessible and enjoyable for therapists and clients. This book gives you everything you need to start using ACT with your clients for impressive results. Now fully-revised and updated, working with trauma, flexible perspective taking, this second edition of ACT Made Simple includes new information and chapters on self-compassion, and more.

ACT Made Simple: An Easy-To-Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy The New Harbinger Made Simple Series #ad - With a focus on mindfulness, eating disorders, act is proven-effective in treating depression, schizophrenia, client values, stress, borderline personality disorder BPD, anxiety, addictions, and a commitment to change, and myriad other psychological issues. It’s also a revolutionary new way to view the human condition—packed full of exciting new tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting profound behavioral change.

A practical primer, ideal for act newcomers and experienced ACT professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear explanations of the six ACT processes and a set of real-world tips and solutions for rapidly and effectively implementing them in your practice. Why is it so hard to be happy? why is life so difficult? why do humans suffer so much? And what can we realistically do about it? No matter how rewarding your job, as a mental health professional, you may sometimes feel helpless in the face of these questions.


Learning ACT: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills Training Manual for Therapists

Context Press #ad - This second edition of the pioneering ACT skills-training manual for clinicians provides a comprehensive update—essential for both experienced practitioners and those new to using ACT and its applications. Act is a proven-effective treatment for numerous mental health issues, stress, addictions, borderline personality disorder, anxiety, eating disorders, including depression, schizophrenia, and more.

. By practicing the exercises in this workbook, you’ll learn how this powerful modality can improve clients’ psychological flexibility and help them to live better lives. Whether you’re a clinician looking for in-depth training and better treatment outcomes for individual clients, a student seeking a better understanding of this powerful modality, or anyone interested in contextual behavioral science, this second edition provides a comprehensive revision to an important ACT resource.

Acceptance and commitment therapy ACT is among the most remarkable developments in contemporary psychotherapy. With important revisions based on new developments in contextual behavioral science, Second Edition includes up-to-date exercises and references, Learning ACT, as well as material on traditional, evidence-based behavioral techniques for use within the ACT framework.

Learning ACT: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Skills Training Manual for Therapists #ad - In this fully revised and updated edition of learning act, you’ll find workbook-format exercises to help you understand and take advantage of ACT’s unique six process model—both as a tool for diagnosis and case conceptualization, and as a basis for structuring treatments for clients. You’ll also find up-to-the-minute information on process coaching, new experiential exercises, an increased focus on functional analysis, and downloadable extras that include role-played examples of the core ACT processes in action.


The ACT Deck: 55 Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Practices to Build Connection, Find Focus and Reduce Stress

PESI Publishing #ad - The act deck offers 55 practices based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for use in therapy, classrooms or at home. These cards ask tough questions, encourage meaningful action and provide new perspectives to help you let go of negative thoughts and live in the present moment. Using mindfulness and acceptance strategies, this highly practical deck can help anyone suffering from: - Stress - Anxiety & depression - Chronic pain - Relationship problems - Focus and attention issues - Painful memories & feelings.


ACT Questions and Answers: A Practitioner's Guide to 150 Common Sticking Points in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Context Press #ad - You’ll also find links to free downloadable resources. If you are new to act—or just want to improve your delivery—this easy-to-read reference guide will help you troubleshoot common in-session challenges and help your clients achieve lasting change. It also provides innovative tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting psychological flexibility and profound behavioral change.

Renowned act expert russ harris presents easy-to-read q&a sessions to uncover the most common ways clients and practitioners get stuck when using ACT, how to get unstuck, and how to transform that “stuckness” into powerful personal growth. Acceptance and commitment therapy act is a highly effective, client values, evidence-based treatment for a number of mental health issues—from depression to addiction—that focuses on mindfulness, and a commitment to change.

ACT Questions and Answers: A Practitioner's Guide to 150 Common Sticking Points in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy #ad - You’ll find effective tips and strategies for moving past misconceptions about mindfulness and acceptance, how to deal with reluctant or unmotivated clients, and how to break down communication barriers that can stand in the way of progress. However, there are several challenges and frustrations that can arise when delivering ACT in-session.

In the tradition of the hugely popular professional guide ACT Made Simple, ACT Questions and Answers offers practical tools for overcoming common sticking points in-session.


Behavioral Consultation and Primary Care: A Guide to Integrating Services

Springer #ad - They review the compelling rationale, but their real contribution is telling us exactly HOW to think about it and how to do it. This latest book is a must for anyone interested in population health and the nuts and bolts of full integration through using the Primary Care Behavioral Health Consultation model.

Susan h McDaniel Ph. D. University of rochester medical centerthe best-selling guide to integrating behavioral health services into primary care is now updated, 2016 President, American Psychological AssociationProfessor, expanded and better than ever! Integration is exploding in growth, and it is moving inexorably toward the model outlined here.

Behavioral Consultation and Primary Care: A Guide to Integrating Services #ad - This updated edition includes: · a refined presentation of the primary care behavioral health pcbh model· the latest terms, trends and innovations in primary care· comprehensive strategies and resource lists for hiring and training new Behavioral Health Consultants BHC· Step-by-step guidance for implementing the PCBH model· A plethora of evolved practice tools, including new Core Competency Tools for BHCs and primary care providers· Sample interventions for behaviorally influenced problems· The use of “Third Wave” behavior therapies in primary care· Detailed program evaluation instructions and tools· The latest on financing integrated care· An entire chapter on understanding and addressing the prescription drug abuse epidemic· Experienced guidance on ethical issues in the PCBH model· Improved patient education handoutsWith all of the changes in health care, the potential for the Primary Care Behavioral Health PCBH model to improve primary care—and the health of the population—is greater than ever.

This book should be the first read for anyone interested in realizing the potential of integration. It is also essential reading for graduate classes in a variety of disciplines, psychology, including social work, and medicine. To keep pace, this revised text is a must for primary care clinicians and administrators.

In this 2nd edition, robinson and Reiter give us an updated blueprint for full integration of behavioral health and primary care in practice.