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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: The Process and Practice of Mindful Change

  title={Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: The Process and Practice of Mindful Change},
  author={Steven C. Hayes and Kirk D. Strosahl and Kelly G. Wilson},
Part I: Foundations and the Model. The Dilemma of Human Suffering. The Foundations of ACT: Taking a Functional Contextual Approach. Psychological Flexibility as a Unified Model of Human Functioning. Part II: Functional Analysis and Approach to Intervention. Sandoz, Case Formulation: Listening with ACT Ears, Seeing with ACT Eyes. The Therapeutic Relationship in ACT. Creating a Context for Change: Mind versus Experience. Part III: Core Clinical Processes. Sandoz, Present-moment Awareness… 
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