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New Variations of CBT modalities: ACT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Developed by Steven Hayes in the 1980’s Helps clients to accept problematic thoughts Uses mindfulness-based techniques Borrows heavily from mindfulness meditation
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) General goal: increase psychological flexibility Importance of psychological flexibility: so that clients can live according to their values Helpful in treating many disorders: Anxiety Depression Schizophrenia Substance abuse
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) ACT is based on basic behavioral principles and their extension into human language and thinking Explained by Relational Frame Theory (RFT) RFT explains the origin of verbal abilities
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Core Therapeutic Processes of ACT Therapy Acceptance/Willingness Cognitive Defusion Being Present Self as Context Defining Valued Directions Committed Action
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ACT Case Example A woman diagnosed with Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia Important value is parenting Woman’s daughter will graduate from high school soon, and she would very much like to attend graduation. ..but… She is afraid of having a panic attack in the large auditorium where commencement is held
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