Synopses & Reviews
In episode 1, Facing the Struggle
, youll be introduced to the organization and objectives of the series. Youll learn about informed consent, a critical first step when introducing clients to ACT work. The first episode covers working with a dug-in client and the move toward creative hopelessness. Youll learn about the role of psychoeducation in the therapy process and how to present a alued alternative when treating a client in chronic pain.
Approximately 90 minutes
with Ann Bailey, M.Psyc., JoAnne Dahl, Ph.D.
Facing the Struggle introduces the organization and objectives of the ACT DVD series.
A complete set of 6 ACT DVD videos, with session footage that illustrates each example as practiced in an actual clinical setting. with Steven Hayes.
The ACT in Action six-DVD series lets you observe the core processes of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) as it is practiced in actual clinical setting. These professional training programs—with session footage featuring Steven Hayes—will guide you through introducing a client to the ACT approach.
About the Author
Steven C. Hayes, PhD, is Nevada Foundation Professor and director of clinical training at the department of psychology at the University of Nevada. An author of 38 books and over 540 scientific articles, his career has focused on analysis of the nature of human language and cognition, and its application to the understanding and alleviation of human suffering and promotion of human prosperity. Among other associations, Hayes has been president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science. His work has received several awards, including the Impact of Science on Application Award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy.