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ACT (Acceptance & Commitment Therapy) What is it and who is it for?

Today I want to talk about ACT, an amazing and transformative approach to mental health: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT. 🌟 I, for one, am a fan of it!


Dare to take the plunge

ACT is not a fancy new trend, but it is a powerful form of therapy that has been used for several decades to help people manage their emotions and thoughts better. Last but not least, it is evidence-based. In other words, it has been studied with proven success. So, let's dive into what ACT is and who can benefit from it.


What is ACT?


Let's keep it simple: ACT is an approach to psychotherapy that revolves around acceptance and commitment. It does not focus on eliminating negative feelings or thoughts, but rather on learning to accept that these are part of life.


Instead of fighting these emotions, in ACT you learn to embrace them and then focus your energy on what is really important to you. It's all about creating a rich and valuable life, despite the challenges.


For what complaints is ACT a solution?


ACT is a solution when it comes to dealing with a wide range of emotional and psychological problems. Here are some of the complaints for which ACT can be effective:


1. Anxiety disorders:

Whether it is social anxiety, panic attacks or obsessive-compulsive disorder, ACT helps you accept anxious thoughts and feelings and still take steps towards a fulfilled life.


2. Depression:

ACT can help you break out of the downward spiral of depression by teaching you how to acknowledge your feelings and still take action.


3. Stress and Burn-out:

In our busy world, stress can be overwhelming. ACT teaches you to become more resilient and manage stress better.


4. Addictions:

Whether it's alcohol, drugs, or behavioural addictions like gambling, ACT can help you deal with the cravings and emotional baggage involved in addiction.


For whom is ACT helpful?


ACT is for anyone willing to grow and become a better version of themselves. It is not a quick fix, but rather a lifelong journey of self-discovery and personal growth. So, if you are willing to work on yourself and transform your life, ACT is for you.


The Silver Transformation Trajectory


Now, let's talk about the Silver Transformation Pathway of 10 sessions. This is a great opportunity to engage deeply with ACT and turn your life in a positive direction.

Dit traject omvat niet alleen 10 persoonlijke sessies maar ook een speciaal ontworpen Werkboek. In dit Werkboek vind je oefeningen en opdrachten die je zullen begeleiden op je reis naar acceptatie en toewijding.


The beauty of this course is that it not only takes place in the practice space, but you can also work at home. The home assignments will help you apply ACT principles in your daily life, allowing you to truly grow and change.


So, if you are ready to take back control of your life, embrace your emotions and take steps towards a rich and valuable life, then the Silver Transformation Pathway may be just what you need.


Take the plunge and invest in yourself. You deserve to shine! 💫


I hope this has given you a clear picture of what ACT is and how it can help you. Remember, it's okay to seek help and work on yourself. You are worth it!


Marga


P.S. If you want to know more about the Silver Transformation Pathway or ACT in general, don't hesitate to contact me. I am always available to support you on your journey to a better version of yourself. 💖





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Taking a leap forward with ACT



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