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An 8-member business unit participated in data-driven consulting and alerts. Their goal was to increase the effectiveness of their communication and discuss difficult, often avoided topics, effectively. Natural Language Processing of staff communications and brief...
The impact of an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) intervention on parent behavior towards children with Autism
Article by Lisa Truong Parents of children with autism or other developmental delays often face difficult challenges and negative private thoughts, which in turn inhibits parents’ abilities to implement effective interventions for their children. The parents’...
Psychological inflexibility is a psychological process that can be used to explain how stigma affects us. Recent research (Krafft, Feerrell, Levin, & Twohig, 2017) indicates that distress experienced in reaction to stigmitization is less when those experiencing stigmitization are more “psychologically flexible.” Psychological flexibility is a a mid-level construct frequently used in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT; Hayes, Strosahl, & Wilson, 1999) that refers to adaptive flexibility in behavioral repitoire, particularly in the face of distress or barriers.
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