Articles & Papers
To download a simple, non-technical, easy-to-read overview of ACT ( called ‘Embracing Your Demons’, an article which I wrote for Psychotherapy Australia magazine) click here.
To download a paper by Steve Hayes (the main creator of ACT) which gives a good overview, (although be warned: it is heavy on technical jargon!),of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, click here.
To download a paper by Ruth Baer on Mindfulness Training As A Clinical intervention, click here.
To download Neil Jacobson’s well-designed component analysis of CBT, which shows that the cognitive restructuring component is unnecessary: click here.
This is a replication of Jacobson’s component analysis above. To download, click here.
The title is self-explanatory. To download, click here
For a paper by Steve Hayes (warning: technical jargon!) which reviews Experiential Avoidance, the core pathological process in ACT, click here.
For Bach and Hayes’ remarkable paper on ACT with chronic psychosis, click here.
A paper by Dahl & Wilson – click here.
A paper by Kelly Wilson et al – click here.
Superb article by Kelly Wilson – click here.
An interesting article on mindfulness by Steve Hayes – click here.
A paper by Steve Hayes on ACT: the model, processes and outcomes (warning: technical jargon!) click here.
“The ACT Packet” is a detailed handout including a list of published studies, a case formulation framework, and summaries of the core act processes and techniques, click here.
A simple slideshow of the ACT model (known as the “ACT hexaflex”), click here.
Useful Resources for RFT
To connect to Eric Fox’s easy-to-understand (and totally free) online tutorial on Relational Frame Theory – a sort of “RFT for Dummies”, click here.
To download a simple introduction to Relational Frame Theory, click here.
For a more detailed introduction to Relational Frame Theory, click here.
For a fascinating paper by Steve Hayes that theoretically ties together ACT, RFT and mindfulness, click here.
Links to ACT & RFT Websites
To visit the official website for Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, click here.
To visit the official website for Relational Frame Theory: click here.