De 6 kerneprocesser i ACT
Based on a philosophy of science known as functional contextualism and a theory of language known as relational frame theory, the ACT model rests on six core processes illustrateted in the diagram. This is often playfully called “the hexaflex”.
“Acceptance and commitment therapy was created in the mid-eighties by Steven C. Hayes, Professor of Psychology at the University og Reno, Nevada, and further developed by his two cofounders Kirk Strosahl and Kelly Wilson. Since that time over 3.000 published studies – including more than 600 randomized controlled trials – have shown ACT’s effectiveness with a wide rangeof clinical issues from PTSD, depression, and anxiety disorders to substance use, shame, and chronic pain.” Dr. Russ Harris
“Over twenty years of international ACT research suggests thet psychological flexibility is key to mental helth and optimal living. Whereas ealier approaches have focused on how to effectively reduce inner obstacles – unwanted thoughts, feelings, or sensations – ACT seeks to promote valued action even in the face of such obstacles.” Benjamin Scoendorff, MA, MSc, MPs