Don’t Be a Victim of Your Thoughts: Understanding ACT’s Concept of Defusion

Track: Speech

Session Number: 4116
Date: Thu, Mar 1st, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Description:

The way we manage negative thoughts influences our emotional and behavioral reactions.  This session: explores “defusion” (disengaging from thoughts), an integral part of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); encourages experiential learning; and facilitates understanding of skills to manage troublesome thoughts and reduce their impact.  Clinically relevant for most clients who stutter.

Session Type: Traditional - Research Presentation

Session Type: Traditional - Research Presentation