"Now fully-revised and updated, this second edition of ACT Made Simple includes new information and chapters on self-compassion, flexible perspective taking, working with trauma, and more. Why is it so hard to be happy? Why is life so difficult? Why do humans suffer so much? And what can we realistically do about it? No matter how rewarding your job, as a mental health professional, you may sometimes feel helpless in the face of these questions. You are also well aware of the challenges and frustrations that can present during therapy. If you're looking for ways to optimize your client sessions, consider joining the many thousands of therapists and life coaches worldwide who are learning acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). With a focus on mindfulness, client values, and a commitment to change, ACT is proven-effective in treating depression, anxiety, stress, addictions, eating disorders, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder (BPD), and myriad other psychological issues. It's also a revolutionary new way to view the human condition--packed full of exciting new tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting profound behavioral change. A practical primer, ideal for ACT newcomers and experienced ACT professionals alike, ACT Made Simple offers clear explanations of the six ACT processes and a set of real-world tips and solutions for rapidly and effectively implementing them in your practice. This book gives you everything you need to start using ACT with your clients. Inside, you'll find: scripts, exercises, metaphors, and worksheets to use with your clients; a session-by-session guide to implementing ACT; transcripts from therapy sessions; guidance for creating your own therapeutic techniques and exercises; and practical tips to overcome "therapy roadblocks." This book aims to take the complex theory and practice of ACT and make it accessible and enjoyable for therapists and clients"-- Provided by publisher.
"Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care provides an essential foundation for lactation care. Published in partnership with the Lactation Education Accreditation and Approval Review Committee (LEAARC), it is an ideal text for preparing for certification, orienting staff, and planning continuing education programs. Reflecting the current state of practice, it also serves and an ideal resource for clinicians. With contributions from leading experts in the field, it reflects an interdisciplinary approach to lactation care. Written to complement the LEAARC curriculum, the text includes clinical applications that move from theory to practice, including key learning points, clinical case studies, and real life stories from the mother and her healthcare team. Also included are perspectives from the breastfeeding family and links to policies and global protocols" --Provided by publisher.
Introduction: a workforce solution is within our grasp -- Productivity--health and wealth -- India--the march of Modicare -- Israel--start-up nation -- Entrepreneurial government--from under to oversupply -- China--growth and social cohesion -- Patients as partners and communities as carers--renewable energy -- The Netherlands--zorg in de gemeenschap -- Germany--happy families? -- The professions--on top of their game? -- Loving your staff--bring joy to work -- Women's work? Altogether now -- Australia--golden soil and wealth for toil -- The United Kingdom--the age of austerity -- AI, robotics and digital disruption--rise of the humans? -- Japan--centenarians and robots -- The United States of America--disunited states -- Universal healthcare in our lifetime? All teach, all learn -- Brazil--power to the people -- Conclusion--why some rabbits outrun foxes. - NLM Catalog