Getting Unstuck in ACT


  • Author: Russ Harris
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • File Size: 1346126 Bytes


Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a powerful, evidence-based treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, eating disorders, and a host of other mental health conditions. It is based in the belief that the road to lasting happiness and well-being begins with accepting our thoughts, rather than trying to change them. However, ACT can present certain roadblocks during treatment. As a mental health professional, you may adopt basic principles of ACT easily, but it generally takes at least two or three years of hard work and ongoing study to become truly fluid in the model. During that time, you will probably find yourself "stuck" at some point, and so will your clients. In Getting Unstuck in ACT, psychotherapist and be...

Getting Unstuck in ACT

Getting Unstuck in ACT


  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781608828074


Getting Unstuck in ACT Book Description :

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a powerful, evidence-based treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, eating disorders, and a host of other mental health conditions. It is based in the belief that the road to lasting happiness and well-being begins with accepting our thoughts, rather than trying to change them. However, ACT can present certain roadblocks during treatment. As a mental health professional, you may adopt basic principles of ACT easily, but it generally takes at least two or three years of hard work and ongoing study to become truly fluid in the model. During that time, you will probably find yourself "stuck" at some point, and so will your clients. In Getting Unstuck in ACT, psychotherapist and best...

Getting Unstuck in Act

Getting Unstuck in Act


  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1608828050


Getting Unstuck in Act Book Description :

ProfessionalIn Getting Unstuck in ACT, psychotherapist and bestselling author of ACT Made Simple, Russ Harris, tackles common ACT obstacles faced by both therapists and their clients that can make them feel stuck." These obstacles include sending mixed messages on the part of the therapist, a lack of motivation on the clients' part, as well as confusion regarding the theoretical basis of ACT. This book is a must-have for any ACT therapist looking to streamline their therapeutic approach."Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a powerful, evidence-based treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, eating disorders, and a host of other mental health conditions. It is based in the belief that the road to lasting happiness an...

Getting Unstuck
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Getting Unstuck


  • Author : Timothy Butler
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781422102251


Getting Unstuck Book Description :

Everyone feels stuck every now and again, paralyzed by the gnawing feeling that something must change – whether in one’s work or work environment, or in a life situation or way of living. But when is this feeling an indication of major psychological impasse? And when will this failure to get “unstuck” threaten not only your personal life and career, but even the healthy functioning of the rest of your team or organization? What are the steps to navigate out of this kind of rut and find a meaningful way forward? In Getting Unstuck, psychologist Timothy Butler shares a proven model for moving from a state of career or life impasse to a new vision based on deeper knowledge of the work and life structures that will ultimately be most meaningful. ...

ACT Made Simple

ACT Made Simple


  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-11-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781572247642


ACT Made Simple Book Description :

Would you like to be less stressed and more fulfilled at work? Then join the many thousands of therapists and life coaches worldwide who are learning acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). ACT is not just a proven effective treatment for depression, anxiety, stress, addictions, eating disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, 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 and entertaining 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 solut...

The Confidence Gap
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

The Confidence Gap


  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780834827660


The Confidence Gap Book Description :

Too many of us miss out on opportunities in life because we lack self-confidence. Whether it's public speaking, taking on a leadership role, or asking someone for a date, there are situations in which we just don't feel equipped to handle the challenges we face. Russ Harris offers a surprising solution to low self-confidence, shyness, and insecurity: Rather than trying to "get over" our fears, he says, the secret is to form a new and wiser relationship with them. Paradoxically, it's only when we stop struggling against our fearfulness that we begin to find lasting freedom from it. Drawing on the techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), a cutting-edge form of cognitive-behavioral therapy, The Confidence Gap explains how to: • Free your...

The Happiness Trap
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Happiness Trap


  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : Exisle Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781921966347


The Happiness Trap Book Description :

A guide to ACT: the revolutionary mindfulness-based program for reducing stress, overcoming fear, and finding fulfilment – now updated. International bestseller, 'The Happiness Trap', has been published in over thirty countries and twenty-two languages. NOW UPDATED. Popular ideas about happiness are misleading, inaccurate, and are directly contributing to our current epidemic of stress, anxiety and depression. And unfortunately, popular psychological approaches are making it even worse! In this easy-to-read, practical and empowering self-help book, Dr Russ Harries, reveals how millions of people are unwittingly caught in the 'The Happiness Trap', where the more they strive for happiness the more they suffer in the long term. He then provides an eff...

ACT with Love
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

ACT with Love


  • Author : Russ Harris
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Release Date : 2010-06-01
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781458756473


ACT with Love Book Description :

Popular myths about love set us up for a struggle with real life. The inconvenient truth is there's no such thing as a perfect partner, all couples fight, and feelings of love come and go like the weather. But that doesn't mean you can't have a joyful and romantic relationship. Through a simple program based on the revolutionary new mindfulness-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), you can learn to handle painful thoughts and feelings more effectively and engage fully in the process of living and loving together....

How to Get Unstuck
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

How to Get Unstuck


  • Author : Matthew Aaron Perman
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2018-05-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780310526827


How to Get Unstuck Book Description :

Many people with great, world-changing ideas aren't able to make them happen. Most people are trying to make a difference where they are, yet they feel overwhelmed, overloaded, and far too busy. How do you get "unstuck" - without resorting to complex systems that take more time to keep up than they actually save? How to Get Unstuck answers this question by introducing readers to ten core principles that are at the heart of becoming an effective person for the glory of God. These principles are flexible enough for people to adapt and apply them to their own life and context. Also included is a plan for getting started in using these principles and applying them to real life. This book is more than just good ideas that you read and never apply. How to ...

The Big Book of ACT Metaphors
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Big Book of ACT Metaphors


  • Author : Jill A. Stoddard
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-04-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781608825318


The Big Book of ACT Metaphors Book Description :

Metaphors and exercises play an incredibly important part in the successful delivery of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). 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. 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 popu...

Emotional Agility
Score: 3
From 19 Ratings

Emotional Agility


  • Author : Susan David
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780698404120


Emotional Agility Book Description :

#1 Wall Street Journal Best Seller USA Today Best Seller Amazon Best Book of the Year The counterintuitive approach to achieving your true potential, heralded by the Harvard Business Review as a groundbreaking idea of the year. The path to personal and professional fulfillment is rarely straight. Ask anyone who has achieved his or her biggest goals or whose relationships thrive and you’ll hear stories of many unexpected detours along the way. What separates those who master these challenges and those who get derailed? The answer is agility—emotional agility. Emotional agility is a revolutionary, science-based approach that allows us to navigate life’s twists and turns with self-acceptance, clear-sightedness, and an open mind. Renowned psycholog...