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

The Big Book of ACT Metaphors: A Practitioner’s Guide to Experiential Exercises and Metaphors in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Author Jill A. Stoddard PhD
ISBN-10 1608825299
ISBN-13 9781608825295
Year 2014-04-01
Pages 248
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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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 Thats 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 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 depression trauma or an eating disorder this book will provide you with the skills needed to improve lives one exercise at a time With a special foreword by ACT cofounder Steven C Hayes PhD this book is a must have for any ACT Practitioner

Other Version:

Learning ACT

Learning ACT Author Steven Hayes
ISBN-10 9781572248755
Release 2007-11-01
Pages 320