What Is Acceptance & Commitment Therapy?
ACT is one of what is called a ‘third wave CBT’; this means that it is a fairly new therapy that has developed from the traditional CBT model in the last 15-20 years. It works from a belief that people are essentially healthy and capable but may have lost touch with find a positive way to cope, From here it helps people find ways to accept what is out of their personal control and to move forward and act in a way that improves and enriches your life. It offers new ways of responding to difficult feelings and thoughts so they have less of an impact on you. One of its core skills is mindfulness.