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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Chronic Pain

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  • Week #1 The Science and Theory of ACT
  • πŸ‘‰ Welcome to ACT for Chronic Pain
  • πŸŽ₯ Science and Theory of ACT
  • πŸŽ₯ Language, Cognition and Suffering
  • πŸŽ₯ Metaphors in ACT
  • πŸŽ₯ Illusion of Control
  • πŸŽ₯ Psychological flexibility & hexaflex model
  • πŸ–¨ ACT week 1 slides
  • πŸ–¨ ACT week 1 more slides :)
  • 🧩 Processes Targeted with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • πŸ“ˆ Paper - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Health Behavior Change: A Contextually-Driven Approach
  • 🧠 Quicksand Metaphor
  • 🧠 Hungry Tiger Metaphor
  • 🍾 Week #1 Quiz
  • πŸ₯ Take it to the Clinic!
  • πŸ€“ Optional Reading- Comparison Between an Acceptance-Based and a Cognitive-Control-Based Protocol for Coping With Pain
  • Feedback
  • Week #2 Stuck, Not Broken - Creative hopelessness and workability
  • πŸŽ₯ ACT Week 2
  • πŸ–¨ ACT Week 2 Slides
  • 🧩 Creative Hopelessness Transcript
  • πŸ“ Pain Management Inventory
  • πŸ“ Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaire
  • πŸ“ ACT Core Competency Self Rating Form- Experiential Avoidance
  • πŸ“ˆ Paper - The impact of experiential avoidance on the relations between illness representations, pain catastrophising and pain interference in chronic pain
  • 🧠 Life's a Beach Metaphor
  • 🧠 Chinese Finger Trap Metaphor
  • 🍾 Week #2 Quiz
  • πŸ₯ Take it to the Clinic!
  • πŸ€“ Optional Reading - The Role of Experiential Avoidance, Resilience and Pain Acceptance in the Adjustment of Chronic Back Pain Patients Who Have Experienced a Traumatic Event: a Path An
  • Feedback
  • Week #3 Values-Guided Action
  • πŸŽ₯ ACT Week #3
  • πŸ–¨ ACT Week #3 Slides
  • πŸ“ Bulls Eye Exercise
  • 🧩 Bull's Eye Transcript
  • πŸ“ Life Compass
  • 🧩 Values Words
  • πŸ“ Valued-Living-Questionnaire
  • πŸ“ ACT Core Competency Self Rating Form-Values
  • πŸ“ˆ Paper - Towards a physically more active lifestyle based on one’s own values: the results of a randomized controlled trial among physically inactive adults
  • 🧠 Compass Metaphor
  • 🍾 Week #3 Quiz
  • πŸ₯ Take it to the Clinic!
  • πŸ€“ Optional - Trying on a Value
  • πŸ€“ Optional - VA Values and Committed Action
  • πŸ€“ Optional - Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: A three-year follow-up analysis of treatment effectiveness and process
  • Feedback
  • Week #4 Cognitive Defusion
  • πŸŽ₯ Defusion 1
  • πŸŽ₯ Defusion 2
  • πŸ–¨ Week #4 slides
  • πŸŽ₯ Mindfulness Defusion Exercises
  • πŸ–¨ Mindfulness & Defusion Transcript
  • πŸ“Thoughts About Pain/The Protector Within
  • πŸ“Clean and Dirty Pain
  • πŸ“Pain Chain
  • πŸ“ Hooked By Thoughts
  • πŸ“Cognitive Fusion Questionaire
  • πŸ“ ACT Core Competency Self Rating Form - Defusion
  • πŸ“ˆPaper - Cognitive Restructuring Cognitive Defusion for Negative Thoughts
  • πŸ₯ Take it to the Clinic!
  • 🍾Week #4 Quiz
  • πŸ€“Optional- VA Defusion Video
  • Feedback
  • Week 5 - Nurturing Acceptance
  • 🧠Ice Cube Experiential Exercise
  • πŸŽ₯ Week #5 Acceptance
  • πŸ–¨ Acceptance slides
  • πŸŽ₯ Allowing Exercise
  • πŸ–¨ Allowing Exercise Transcript
  • πŸŽ₯ Picking Apart the Pain Monster
  • πŸ–¨ Picking Apart the Pain Monster Transcript
  • πŸŽ₯ Mindful Emotions
  • πŸ–¨ Mindful Emotions Transcript
  • πŸŽ₯ Creating Your Pain Monster
  • πŸ–¨ Creating Your Pain Monster Transcript
  • πŸŽ₯ The Posture of Pain
  • πŸ–¨ The Posture of Pain Transcript
  • 🧩Alternatives to Acceptance
  • 🧩 Examples of Acceptance Techniques
  • πŸ“ ACT Exposure Worksheet
  • 🧠 A Big List of Acceptance Metaphors
  • πŸ“ ACT Core Competency Self Rating Form - Acceptance
  • πŸ“ Acceptance and values-based action in chronic pain: A three-year follow-up analysis of treatment effectiveness and process
  • 🍾Week #5 Quiz
  • πŸ₯ Take it to the Clinic!
  • πŸ€“ Optional - VA Willingness Video
  • πŸ€“ Optional - Psychological Inflexibility in Pain Scale
  • Feedback
  • Week #6 Present Moment Awareness & Self as Context
  • πŸŽ₯ Present moment awareness
  • πŸŽ₯ Time Traveler Present moment awareness exercise
  • πŸ–¨ Transcript - Time Traveler Present moment awareness exercise
  • πŸŽ₯ Body Scan Meditation
  • πŸ–¨ Transcript - Body Scan Meditation
  • πŸŽ₯ Self as Context
  • πŸŽ₯ Observer Self Exercise 1 & 2
  • πŸ–¨Transcript - Observer Self Exercise 1 & 2
  • πŸŽ₯ Talking and Listening
  • πŸŽ₯ The Continuous You
  • πŸŽ₯ Let Yourself Go
  • πŸŽ₯ The Sky and the Weather
  • πŸ–¨ Self As Context transcripts
  • 🧠 PMA & SAC Metaphors
  • πŸ“ State Mindfulness Scale for Physical Activity
  • πŸ“ Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale
  • πŸ“ ACT Core Competency Self Rating Form PMA & SAC
  • 🍾 Week #6 Quiz
  • πŸ₯ Take it to the Clinic!
  • πŸ€“ Optional - Observing Self VA
  • πŸ€“ Optional - Present Moment Awareness VA
  • Feedback
  • Week 7 -Committed Action
  • πŸŽ₯ Committed Action
  • πŸ–¨ Committed Action
  • πŸ“ The Willingness and Action Plan
  • 🧠 Committed Action Metaphors
  • πŸ“ ACT Core Competency Self Rating Form Action
  • 🍾 Week #7 Quiz
  • πŸ₯ Take it to the Clinic!
  • Feedback
  • Week 8 Bonuses
  • πŸ–¨ ACT for Pain Therapists Guide
  • πŸŽ₯ Dancing Around The Hexaflex
  • πŸ“ˆ Paper - Current status of acceptance and commitment therapy for chronic pain: a narrative review
  • πŸŽ₯ VA Acceptance Video
  • Feedback
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