Innovations in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Innovations in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Clinical Advancements and Applications in ACT

by Edited by Michael E. Levin, Michael P. Twohig and Jennifer Krafft

2020, Published by New Harbinger Publications | 296 Pages
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Discover the latest innovations in ACT research and clinical practice—all in one comprehensive, edited volume.

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a powerful and proven-effective treatment model for alleviating several mental health conditions, ranging from depression and anxiety to addiction and eating disorders. And because ACT is an ever-evolving modality that relies on processes, rather than fixed protocols, it is primed for substantial clinical innovations as researchers and clinicians develop new strategies for increasing psychological flexibility.

Innovations in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy combines the latest, cutting-edge ACT research with a wealth of “in-the-trenches” experience from leading clinicians in the field, including Steven C. Hayes, Matthieu Villatte, Benjamin Schoendorff, and more. In this volume, you’ll find an overview of innovations spanning the last decade, how to translate these innovations into everyday interventions, and a summary of future directions for researching and refining ACT in practice.

The book also includes:

  • New research on clinical behavior analysis, relational frame theory (RFT), and evolution science
  • Innovative methods for applying basic RFT principles in clinical practice
  • Implications for developing process-based assessments and interventions
  • Tips for integrating ACT in applied behavior analysis

As ACT continues to evolve, you need up-to-date resources to inform and improve your work with clients. Whether you’re a clinician, researcher, or student, this book is a must-have for your professional library.

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