Experiencing ACT from the Inside Out A Self-Practice/Self-Reflection Workbook for Therapists

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From leading acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) practitioners, this experiential training workbook invites therapists to broaden and strengthen their ACT skills through deep engagement with ACT theory and techniques. Everyone from beginning therapists to seasoned ACT practitioners can enhance their work through self-practice/self-reflection (SP/SR), a cutting-edge, evidence-based training method. Through a systematic process, readers learn how to effectively apply ACT to a personal or professional challenge and reflect on the experience. Fifteen step-by-step modules are illustrated with vivid examples from the authors’ own SP/SR journeys. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 17 reproducible worksheets and over 3 hours of audio exercises.

Purchasers get access to a companion website where they can download the audio exercises as well as printable copies of the worksheets.

Contents:

  • I. The ACT SP/SR Approach
  • 1. Introducing Experiencing ACT from the Inside Out
  • 2. The Conceptual Framework
  • 3. Guidance for Participants
  • 4. Guidance for Facilitators
  • II. The ACT SP/SR Program
  • Section A: Facing the Challenge Module
  • 1. Identifying and Formulating a Challenging Problem Module
  • 2. ACT SP/SR Challenge Formulation Module
  • 3. The Psychological Flexibility Model Module
  • 4. The ACT Matrix
  • Section B: Centered Module
  • 5. Contacting the Present Moment Module
  • 6. Self-as-Context Module
  • 7. Flexible Perspective Taking
  • Section C: Open Module
  • 8. Defusion Module
  • 9. Acceptance
  • Section D: Engaged Module
  • 10. Values Authorship Module
  • 11. Commitment, Part I: Determining Goals and Barriers to Commitment Module
  • 12. Commitment, Part II: Cultivating Our Ability to Engage
  • Section E: Compassionate Module
  • 13. ACT and Compassion Module
  • 14. Compassion and Empathic Distress Fatigue Module
  • 15. Maintaining and Enhancing the Cultivation of Psychological Flexibility

 Audio Downloads

  • 1. Centering [Chapter 3] 6:11
  • 2. Self-Practice with Acceptance [Module 3] 8:19
  • 3. Self-Practice Contacting the Present Moment [Module 3] 6:31
  • 4. Self-Practice with Self-as-Context [Module 3] 10:27
  • 5. Self-Practice with Values Authorship [Module 3] 10:59
  • 6. Self-Practice with Committed Action [Module 3] 7:54
  • 7. Contacting Present-Moment Experience in ACT SP/SR [Module 5] 14:04
  • 8. The Ocean of Being [Module 6] 22:00
  • 9. Time Travel [Module 7] 11:28
  • 10. Externalizing the Thought [Module 8] 8:06
  • 11. Dropping the Rope: Letting Go of the Tug-of-War with Our Private Events [Module 9] 14:20
  • 12. What Do I Want My Life to Stand For? [Module 10] 14:28
  • 13. Exposure [Module 12] 21:32
  • 14. Practicing MCA [Module 13] 15:00
  • 15. Compassion Circulation [Module 14] 9:36¬†