In: acceptance

Sitting with Emotions – Gina
June 17, 2017

Sitting with Emotions I regularly work with clients who are trying to avoid and push away feelings of sadness, anger, loneliness…

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Part 3: Present Moment Awareness
March 12, 2017

I hope you have a few minutes to engage in a few exercises with me…. First, I’d like you to take…

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Accepting the Loss
April 29, 2016

One of my patients wrote to me this morning asking if she could get a medication to help with her anxiety….

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Part 1: Acceptance and Willingness
April 13, 2016

I recently attended the Anxiety and Depression Association of America conference in Philadelphia, where I offered a two-hour workshop on Acceptance…

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Accepting Uncertainty
August 16, 2014

We are often trapped more by what we think about how things should be, or “have to be,” than by the reality…

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Acceptance: Living with Bipolar
May 10, 2014

I recently came across an article that described a man’s experience with bipolar disorder.  I was struck by his reported shift…

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Acceptance versus Avoidance
September 21, 2013

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is based on the belief that five fundamental errors are responsible for much of human distress….

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Appreciating Depression?
October 8, 2012

We are indebted to Tom Wootton for his observation that the key to living creatively with bipolar is accepting and making…

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