The final concept in the ACT Hexaflex is Commitment. Here a client and I will work together to set values-based goals and translate them into meaningful action that can create positive change. The other concepts in ACT provide a framework of support that help the client cope with painful thoughts and feelings that they may encounter as they move forward.
What does “being present” actually mean? Why is it an essential part of Acceptance Commitment Therapy? In this week’s blog, I explain the concept and how it can impact our mental wellbeing.