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Reflecting on My First Year of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

I’m a big proponent of counseling and have been in and out of therapy for years. For the first little while, I saw a marriage and family therapist who attended my church, but I eventually stumbled across acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). I had plans of becoming a mental health counselor, so my knowledge of ACT was at the practitioner level—my introduction to the modality was literally the therapist’s manual. I was looking at it from the practitioner’s perspective, but I was also looking at it from the client’s perspective, informed by my own experiences with mental illness.

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