Acceptance & Commintment Therapy

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on promoting psychological flexibility and helping individuals live meaningful lives. ACT is based on the premise that psychological suffering arises from the struggle to control or avoid unpleasant thoughts, emotions, and experiences. Instead of attempting to eliminate or suppress these negative experiences, ACT encourages individuals to accept them as normal and inevitable parts of human existence.

The primary goal is to develop psychological flexibility, which involves being fully present in the present moment, open to experiences, and committed to taking action in alignment with personal values. ACT aims to enhance individuals’ psychological well-being by fostering acceptance, mindfulness, and values-driven action. It has been successfully applied to various mental health conditions, including anxiety disorders, depression, substance abuse, chronic pain, and interpersonal difficulties.

ACT employs various therapeutic techniques and exercises to help individuals develop psychological flexibility and apply these principles in their daily lives. These techniques may include mindfulness meditation, experiential exercises, metaphors, values-based goal setting, and behaviour change strategies.


Cognitive Defusion
Being Present
Values Clarification
Committed Action