“Clearly written, entertaining, informative, and very clinically focused.”
—Kirk Strosahl, PhD, cofounder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
The ACT Approach is the ultimate Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) resource all clinicians need to move their clients and therapy forward.
Combining the foundational knowledge of ACT with practical guidance, strategies, and techniques, you can begin to use ACT immediately with any client that walks through your door. Highly recommended by other ACT experts, this workbook is filled with unique tools you won’t find anywhere else:
• Reproducible handouts &worksheets
• Mindfulness scripts
• Experiential exercises
• Transcripts from therapy sessions with line by line analysis
Includes specific case examples and treatment strategies for:
• Anxiety Disorders
• Chronic Pain
• Substance Use
• Borderline Personality Disorder
• Adults, Children, Couples, Families, and Groups!
About the Authors:
Timothy Gordon, MSW, is a social worker and peer-reviewed international ACT trainer. He specializes in treating attachment and trauma related disorders. Tim is also a yoga teacher who integrates movement and yoga practices into his work.
Jessica Borushok, PhD, is a psychologist specializing in health-related problems, including obesity, chronic pain, and coping with chronic medical conditions. In addition to clinical work, Jessica provides ACT trainings and program development internationally.
Foreword writer, Kevin Polk, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who has been practicing for over twenty years, primarily helping veterans. He is a peer-reviewed ACT trainer and coauthor of several ACT books.