Table of Contents

Foreword

 

Introduction

 

Chapter 1: The Challenge of Treating Interpersonal Problems

 

Chapter 2: Introducing Schemas

 

Chapter 3: Understanding Schema Coping Behaviors

 

Chapter 4: Cultivating Creative Hopelessness and Developing Mindfulness Skills

 

Chapter 5: Clarifying Values and Committing to Values-Based Action

 

Chapter 6: Defusing from Thoughts and Developing the Observer-Self Perspective

 

Chapter 7: Conducting Exposure with Defusion

 

Chapter 8: Working with Six Key Processes

 

Appendix A: Schema Questionnaire

 

Appendix B: Research Outcomes

 

Appendix C: Group Protocol (Written with Koke Saavedra)

 

References

"This is an excellent book for clinicians, and I believe that people could also buy it as a self-help book. Really a very nice and original contribution to the ACT literature, and a nice addition to my practice." —Shawn Smith PsyD, Author of "The User's Guide to the Human Mind"