Acceptance and commitment therapy

Acceptance and commitment therapy or ACT (typically pronounced as a word, not as separate initials]) is a form of clinical behavior analysis (CBA) used in psychotherapy. It is an empirically-based psychological intervention that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies mixed in different ways with commitment and behavior-change strategies, to increase psychological flexibility. The approach was originally called comprehensive distancing. It was developed in the late 1980’s by Steven C.

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