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Introduction to ACT

Introduction to ACT
Learning and Applying the Core Principles and Techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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ISBN: 9781608821709
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About the Book

The evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) model is a powerful treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, chronic anger, eating disorders, chronic pain, and other problems. In this eight-hour introduction to ACT theory and technique, psychologists and ACT trainers Matthew McKay and Patricia Zurita Ona explain and demonstrate the ACT treatment processes in detail and offer all the guidance you’ll need to integrate mindfulness and acceptance strategies into your client sessions, spurring on lasting behavior change and values-based action.

These professional training DVDs will show you how to:

• Conceptualize cases from an ACT perspective
• Use all six ACT treatment processes
• Help clients change the patterns at the root of emotional disorders
• Experience key ACT techniques and interventions for yourself
• Develop an order of treatment tailored to your client
• Combine ACT processes for maximum outcomes

Contributors

Matthew McKay (Author)
Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, ACT on Life Not on Anger, and... Read more

Books by Matthew McKay

Patricia E. Zurita Ona, PsyD, is director of the East Bay Behavior Therapy Center and adjunct professor at the Wright Institute. Her clinical work started first as school psychologist, and then as a clinical psychologist. She has significant... Read more

Books by Patricia E. Zurita Ona

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