By Laurie A. Greco PhD, Steven C. Hayes PhD

Though reputation and mindfulness interventions have confirmed tremendously potent for adults with rigidity, nervousness, melancholy, and different psychological future health matters, they've got now not been absolutely documented to be used with young ones and children. And but they seem to be a common healthy for kid's therapy-the specialize in reputation and mindfulness builds kid's mental flexibility, and the values part of those equipment is helping youth discover ways to set ambitions and take motion to accomplish them.

The chapters in Acceptance and Mindfulness remedies for kids and Adolescents express tips on how to alter third-wave behavioral and cognitive treatment tools for the remedy of kids and children. This publication additionally considers the early proof for the adaptability and effectiveness of those equipment. Edited via luminaries within the box of third-wave habit remedy, those essays might be beneficial in aiding younger sufferers benefit from attractiveness and mindfulness methods comparable to reputation and dedication remedy (ACT), dialectical habit treatment (DBT), mindfulness-based cognitive remedy (MBCT), and mindfulness-based tension aid (MBSR).

  • Learn how ACT, DBT, MBCT, and MBSR can be utilized with teenagers and their families
  • Discover contemporary third-wave habit treatment research
  • Explore the perform matters that come up while attractiveness and mindfulness thoughts are used with teenagers and adolescents
  • Find out easy methods to placed those recommendations to paintings on your personal practice

Show description

Read or Download Acceptance and Mindfulness Treatments for Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide PDF

Best clinical psychology books

Perspectives on behavioral self-regulation

The suggestions version of self-regulation built by means of the authors of the lead article during this quantity has been the most profitable theoretical formulations of regulatory approaches to this point. the variety of phenomena to which this framework in all probability applies is obvious from its skill to include implications of alternative conceptualizations as assorted as disaster thought and dynamic platforms idea.

Overcoming the Trauma of Your Motor Vehicle Accident: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Program Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work)

Motorcar injuries account for over three million accidents each year and are essentially the most universal traumas contributors event. however the actual accidents are usually much less impactful in the end than the critical emotional misery, flashbacks, and vast impairment in paintings or relatives lifestyles. stories of the final inhabitants have came upon that nearly nine% of people that survivor an coincidence increase Posttraumatic tension disease.

Measuring Psychological Constructs: Advances in Model-Based Approaches

Greater than a half-century has handed in view that Cronbach's contrast among the correlational and experimental methods in psychology. but size this day isn't far better built-in with mental concept than it was once within the past due Nineteen Fifties, and plenty of argue that the conventional psychometric version itself can have brought constraints that experience restricted the combination of size and concept.

Additional info for Acceptance and Mindfulness Treatments for Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide

Sample text

However, recent “third-wave” behavioral approaches are more interested in the process, or the “how,” of cognition rather than its content, or what people think about. Some researchers have suggested that cognitive therapy may work through changing one’s relationship to one’s thoughts rather than changing cognitive content (Segal, Teasdale, & Williams, 2004). , 2004; Orsillo, Roemer, Block-Lerner, & Tull, 2004). Recent work has focused on the concept of experiential avoidance, or deliberate attempts to modify, suppress, escape, or avoid unwanted internal psychological experiences (Hayes et al.

M. (2004). Mindfulness and acceptance: Expanding the cognitive behavioral tradition. New York: Guilford. Hayes, S. , & Guererro, L. F. (2004). DBT, FAP, and ACT: How empirically oriented are the new behavior therapy technologies. Behavior Therapy, 35, 35–54. 32 Third-Wave Behavior Therapies for Children and Adolescents Hayes, S. , Strosahl, K. , & Wilson, K. G. (1999). Acceptance and commitment therapy: An experiential approach to behavior change. New York: Guilford. Hayes, S. , Wilson, K. , Gifford, E.

From Adults to Children Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for children (MBCT-C) was adapted from the adult group program (see chapter 4 for further discussion). As it appears that both depressive and anxiety disorders share a common ruminative component, MBCT-C described in this volume focuses on integrating the mindfulness components of MBCT for treatment of anxiety in children (see also Semple, 2006). Keeping in mind that children are not merely “little adults,” MBCT-C has been tailored to suit the developmental abilities of children.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.74 of 5 – based on 24 votes