Acceptance and Mindfulness Treatments for Children and by Laurie A. Greco PhD, Steven C. Hayes PhD

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

The essays in popularity and Mindfulness remedies for kids and Adolescents—which are edited through luminaries within the box of third-wave habit therapy—offer a much-needed version of those progressive recommendations for youngsters and their households, offering a wealth of latest methods to therapists, counselors, and different aiding execs.

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Acceptance and commitment therapy: An experiential approach to behavior change. New York: Guilford. Hayes, S. , Strosahl, K. , Wilson, K. , Bissett, R. , et al. (2004). Measuring experiential avoidance: A preliminary test of a working model. The Psychological Record, 54, 553–578. Hayes, S. , & Wilson, K. G. (2003). Mindfulness: Method and process. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 10, 161–165. Horvath, A. O. (2001). The alliance. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 38, 365–372.

There are many challenges in assessing facets of mindfulness using self-report (Baer, Smith, Hopkins, Krietemeyer, & Toney, 2006), and these are multiplied many times when dealing with children who do not read or are otherwise unable to provide accurate reports of their own internal experiences. At the same time, it is unclear how we begin to measure acceptance and mindfulness processes in young children in the absence of self-report. As with other such challenges, this problem presents an important opportunity for the entire area.

Acceptance and Mindfulness for Youth: It’s Time Steven C. , University of Nevada, Reno; and Laurie A. , University of Missouri, St. Louis Chapter 2. Third-Wave Behavior Therapies for Children and Adolescents: Progress, Challenges, and Future Directions Karen M. O’Brien, BA, Christina M. Larson, BA, and Amy R. , University of North Texas Chapter 3. Assessment of Acceptance and Mindfulness Processes in Youth Lisa W. , Psychology Department, Suffolk University; Daniel Cheron, MA, and Jill T. , Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders, Boston University Part 2: Applications to Specific Populations Chapter 4.

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