Acceptance and commitment therapy involves a variety of experiential exercises to alter and diminish the significance and power of damaging cognitive and behavioural patterns and so helping individuals change their relationship with negative thoughts and feelings.
ACT addresses the attempt to avoid or get rid of unwanted unpleasant thoughts and feelings as a method for building long-term solutions for negative cognitive and behavioural patterns. ACT is usually applied in individual client- sessions or in groups and visualisation exercises, metaphors and behavioural work can be used.
Therapists specialising in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
I work with adults and children of all ages, helping them deal with almost all the issues that we humans face in our lifetimes. I value the power of a warm and accepting therapeutic relationship, sprinkled with a little humour. Although I use a variety of approaches, I am most interested in clearing...
I'm an Australian trained, British Registered Psychologist. I have been practicing psychology in a clinical setting for 35 years. in government organisations, including universities, colleges, the NHS, and private practices.
Therapy TypeAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)Behavioural TherapyEclecticEnergy PsychologyGestalt TherapyHolisticIntegrativeMindfulnessSolution Focused Brief TherapyTransactional Analysis (TA)
Dr Clarissa Bartlett
My name is Dr Clarissa Bartlett, and I am a HCPC registered Counselling Psychologist (Reg No. PYL31856) based in Brighton and Hove. Over the past 10 years, I have experience of working in primary and secondary mental health care, as well as inpatient services within the NHS. Currently, I work for Su...
On a more personal note, I was born in Burma (Myanmar) and moved to the U.K. when I was a young child. Growing up in two cultures has given me an appreciation of people from different backgrounds and identities, understand the challenges this can pose and helps me bring a grounded and practical appr...
Therapy TypeAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)Cognitive and Behavioural TherapiesIntegrativeMindfulnessPsychodynamic Therapy
I am a qualified Psychosynthesis Counsellor (pgDip), registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). I am committed to my on-going personal and professional development and I am in regular supervision for my client work. I am currently in my final year training...
My background and experience is very eclectic from many years working in the media and creative industries, to working as a gardener which I still do part time. I also work in a secondary school 1 day a week as a facilitator for an emotional intelligence program for 'at risk' youth and teach gender...
Therapy TypeAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)Addiction TherapyAnger ManagementBehavioural TherapyCognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)Cognitive Therapy (CT)Compassion-Focused TherapyDepth TherapyEclecticEmotionally FocusedEnergy PsychologyExistentialExperientialGestalt TherapyHolisticHumanisticImago Relationship TherapyIntegrativeMindfulnessMotivational InterviewingPsychodynamic TherapyPsychosexual TherapyPsychosynthesisSomatic Therapy (Body Centered)Transpersonal Psychology
Are you carrying on with something that has become a problem but feel like you can’t stop? I understand your dilemma and have helped lots of people to free themselves from the self-destructive behaviours they struggle with. An addiction often makes no sense to the addicted person let alone their f...
Therapy TypeAcceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)Addiction TherapyBehavioural TherapyCognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)Cognitive Therapy (CT)EclecticIntegrativeMotivational InterviewingNarrativeReality TherapySolution Focused Brief Therapy
I offer a free, no-obligation introduction call, where I can tell you about how we can work with your problems. So please don't hesitate to call me, I'm really happy to chat.