Introduction to ACT: Learnign and Applying the Core Principles and Techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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The evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) model is a powerful treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, chronic anger, eating disorders, chronic pain, and other problems. In this eight-hour introduction to ACT theory and technique, psychologists and ACT trainers Matthew McKay and Patricia Zurita Ona explain and demonstrate the ACT treatment processes in detail and offer all the guidance you'll need to integrate mindfulness and acceptance strategies into your client sessions, spurring on lasting behavior change and values-based action.

These professional training DVDs will show you how to:

- Conceptualize cases from an ACT perspective
- Use all six ACT treatment processes
- Help clients change the patterns at the root of emotional disorders
- Experience key ACT techniques and interventions for yourself
- Develop an order of treatment tailored to your client
- Combine ACT processes for maximum outcomes

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Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy DVD features video content from a two-day professional workshop with acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) experts Matthew McKay and Patricia Zurita Ona. Viewers learn everything they need to know to start incorporating ACT into their professional practices.

About the Author:

Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. He has also penned two fiction novels, Us and The Wawona Hotel. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression. He lives and works in the Bay Area.



Patricia E. Zurita Ona, PsyD, is a clinical supervisor at the Berkeley Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic and the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. In private practice, she specializes in treating emotional disorders and teaching emotion regulation skills.

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