Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as a Unified Model of Behavior Change

CE Credits
2
Exam Items
10
Description
This article summarizes the process involved in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Process and outcome evidence is presented for positive change across a wide range of growth areas and applied problems. The psychological flexibility model underlying ACT is purported to be a unified, rather than symptomalogical, model for behavior change and personal development.
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
  • Describe factors affecting the re-examination of syndromal thinking and movement toward a more unified model approach.
  • Provide suggestions for applying the ACT model.         
Instructor(s)

Steven C. Hayes, PhD, is Nevada Foundation professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Jacqueline Pistorello, PhD, is a research faculty member in Counseling Services at The University of Nevada, Reno.

Michael Levin, is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at The University of Nevada, Reno.

Co-sponsor(s)

Division 17This Continuing Education program is in partnership with the Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology).

Price
$40.00 for Non-members
$30.00 for Members/Affiliates
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