TITLE

Mindfulness without meditation

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Russ
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Oct2009, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), a mindfulness-based therapy based on acceptance, compassion and living in the present moment. As stated, created in the early 1980s by the U.S. psychologist Steven C Hayes, ACT is a behavioural therapy that works on the process of paying attention with flexibility, openness, and curiosity called mindfulness. ACT breaks down the mindfulness process into four parts including defusion, acceptance and spacious awareness.
ACCESSION #
45083004

 

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