Mindfulness and Acceptance by Steven C. Hayes PhD, Victoria M. Follette PhD, Marsha M.

By Steven C. Hayes PhD, Victoria M. Follette PhD, Marsha M. Linehan Phd ABPP

This quantity examines a few more and more well known treatments that experience emerged over the past decade and that proportion an emphasis on such nontraditional topics as mindfulness, popularity, courting, values, and spirituality. best scientist-practitioners offer specified descriptions in their respective methods, discussing theoretical and empirical bases in addition to medical tools and targets. Promising purposes are offered for treating a number of difficult medical concerns and difficulties, together with melancholy, anxiousness, couple clash, PTSD, consuming problems, and substance abuse. Illuminated are the ways that oblique and experiential swap options are being built-in with demonstrated cognitive and behavioral techniques--and what this implies for the way forward for psychotherapy learn and practice.

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EMPIRICAL FINDINGS OF ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY This chapter is not the place to review a rapidly changing empirical area. However, a brief examination of some of the available process and outcome findings seems warranted. Process Data From an ACT–RFT perspective, it is the repertoire-narrowing effects of cognitive fusion and avoidance that produce rigidity, since they prevent new contingency-shaped behavior and undermine healthy forms of extinction. Acceptance and defusion, in particular, have been examined in ACT process work.

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