ACT
Cognitive Defusion
Acceptance/Present Moment
Other Fun ACT
Psychological Inflexibility
100

A.C.T. stands for?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

100

Define Defusion

Stepping back and separating from our thoughts, images, and memories

100

Define Acceptance

Opening up and making room for painful feelings, sensations, urges, and emotions

100

True or False: ACT believes we can be moved from being stuck to unstuck

True

100

What happens if we cognitively fuse to our values?

Rigid rules

200

What do the A, C, and T stand for?

Accepting thoughts and feelings

Connect to your values

Take committed action

200

True or False: We can avoid suffering and painful experiences.

False

200

True or false: Acceptance means you like the emotions or thoughts

False, acceptance is about making room for them, not liking or agreeing with them 

200

What is the main goal of ACT?

To fundamentally transform a person's relationship with their thoughts and feelings so they no longer perceive them as symptoms; to live a rich and full life
200

True or False: When we attach to our conceptualized self, the details of our story become the essence of who we think we are.

True

300

The opposite of experiential avoidance

Acceptance

300

Trying to get rid of a feeling, sensation, urge, feeling, and/or memory

Experiential avoidance

300

The here and now

What is the present moment

300

True or false: Values are different from goals.

True, values are a compass and help us make decisions while goals are desired outcomes

300

What is unworkable action?

Patterns of behavior that pull us away from mindful, valued living and essentially do not work to make our lives richer and fuller
400

An image/shape that represents psychological flexibility

Triflex/Triangle OR Hexaflex

400

When someone becomes inseparable from their thoughts and are so caught up that they aren't even aware what they are thinking

Cognitive fusion

400

This increases in someone that is engaging in experiential avoidance

Suffering

400

What is committed action?

Taking effective action guided by our values

400

True or False: Addictive behaviors are not an example of experiential avoidance.

False
500
The six constructs of ACT
Acceptance, Defusion, Present Moment, Self-as-Context, Committed Action, and Values
500

Name a technique to help yourself defuse from a thought or experience

Notice it, focused mindfulness, sing it out, silly voices, voice it, journal

500

What is a technique to help you be in the present moment?

Meditation, progressive muscle relaxation, being aware of your surroundings 

500

What is the ability to be in the present moment with full awareness and openness to our experience, and to take action guided by our values?

Psychological Flexibility

500

What is weak self-knowledge?

When we get caught up in our negative memories of the past and into our fear and worry about the future

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