ACT therapy

Always Moving Forward

When distressing thoughts become habitual and automatic, we end up identifying with our negative mind, and become depressed or anxious.

We can let those negative thoughts follow their course and take over our lives without ever questioning them, or we may come to see that we have a choice in the matter, and that we can create some boundaries around our negative thinking.

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as the new wave

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) has provided me with a legitimate channel to bring together the best of Eastern and Western wisdom into the therapy room. What I love about ACT is that it rejects the general tendency of pathologizing people for having unpopular feelings like sadness or fear.

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