• Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

  • ACT Becomes Simple: An Easy Way to Stop Hating Yourself and Start Living Happier Using the Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • By: Shawn Arris
  • Narrated by: Derik Hendrickson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Are you looking for a different perspective on your problems and your life?

Do you want to reclaim your life and start living?

Then keep reading because you are about to discover a better way to think about your life!

Highly recommended by many ACT experts, this audiobook is filled with unique tools you won't find anywhere else.

Make real, impactful changes with this truly helpful and easy-to-understand book. Discover how you can accept yourself and bring positive change to your life with acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). 

Inside, you will learn:

  • ACT - experience-based psychotherapy
  • The goal of acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Practicing ACT interventions
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Panic attacks and anxiety disorder
  • Trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Key concepts of ACT therapy
  • Fusion/defusion
  • Avoidance/acceptance
  • Lost values/connection        
  • Attachment to self/observing self
  • Uncertain values/clear values
  • And much more

Six basic principles form the foundation of acceptance and commitment therapy. They work in conjunction with one another toward the main goals of effectively handling painful thoughts and experiences and creating a rich, vital life. 

This includes:

  • Cognitive defusion
  • Expansion and acceptance
  • Contact and connection with the present moment
  • The observing self
  • Values clarification
  • Committed action 

Combining the foundational knowledge of ACT with effective guidance, strategies, and techniques, you can begin to use ACT immediately.

Used alone or in conjunction with therapy, this book offers powerful tools you can use to jump-start changes in your life. This is more than a self-help book for a specific complaints. It is a revolutionary approach to living a richer and more rewarding life.

Whether you’re looking for ways to improve your relationships, your work, or health, with this book, you’ll find the tools and insights that can help you do it. It’s time to get unstuck and start thriving!

©2020 Shawn Arris (P)2021 Shawn Arris

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I thought this was going to help teach me some techniques but its more appropriate for practitioners. Its good as a total understanding and for what uses it can help with.

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Very informative, clear and practical

An amazing audio-book, that will improve your personal and professional performance. It's incredible how many uses you can give to the lessons of the audio-book. There are many things you can learn in life.

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Great tips and recommendations that really work. I recommend this audio-book to anyone interested in self-improvement. Thanks the author.

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Work made me listen it but I enjoyed it

This part of a professional development for my job didn't think I would get much out of it I was mistaken it's a very good listen and enjoyable you'll learn a lot out of it.

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I learned lot of things from this audio-book!

Very helpful audio-book! thank you! This audio-book has so much information that you will never remember all of it in one listening. You are going to need to listen to it again at least twice to fully benefit from it!

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This is a really good daily listener. I like it because it's very specific--so, not just platitudes like, the sun will come out tomorrow. It's specific things that hurt after a loss, and ways of looking at them or dealing with them,

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This audio-book I would recommend to anyone.

This audio-book I would recommend to anyone who has recently suffered a great loss. It has helped me tremendously throughout my grief of loosing my best friend and mate.