A Preliminary Investigation of the Use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Group Treatment for Social Phobia

@inproceedings{Ossman2006API,
  title={A Preliminary Investigation of the Use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in Group Treatment for Social Phobia},
  author={Wendy A. Ossman and Kelly G. Wilson and Ragnar D. Storaasli and J. W. Mcneill},
  year={2006}
}
The present study examined the impact of a group treatment protocol based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) that was tailored toward the avoidant behaviors and life problems typical for socially anxious persons. Twenty-two participants enrolled in the group treatment, which consisted of 10 sessions. Twelve participants completed treatment. Post-treatment and follow-up data revealed significant decreases on the social phobia and experiential avoidance measures (follow-up effect sizes: 0… CONTINUE READING

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