A podcast for clinicians learning and practicing Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, Jacob offers short, simple, to the point answers to common questions, and offers real insight from a practicing therapist. Jacob's mission is to help you "think outside the books" when it comes to your ACT skills, and serves up alternative viewpoints, and unique spins on classic ACT techniques and theory.
Is this a value or. . .? | Discerning values from client statements
Jacob helps a listener clarify and extract possible values from a client statement.
I tried a technique/exercise and it didn't work! What did I do wrong?
Jacob explores "troubleshooting" techniques. What to do if one of your interventions has failed in session.
What can you do with clients who are in situations where they can't engage in valued actions?
My clients are often in situations where they can't engage in valued actions, what can be done in this case?
Is Reframing ACT Consistent?
Is reframing considered challenging thoughts as opposed to accepting/defusing from them? And is reframing ACT consistent?
How do you work with clients who are being abused and cannot or won't leave the situation?
Jacob provides one simple tip to help clinicians working with clients in abusive situations.
How do I find quality ACT training and trainers?
Jacob provides practical tips for identifying high quality trainings in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy