Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Ilze Groblermain, Mindfulness and ACT for Beginners Group

What is acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)? Acceptance & commitment therapy or ACT (said as one word, not as individual letters) is a relatively young therapeutic framework. The main aim of ACT is to help people become more flexible in their ability to respond to their environment. Increased flexibility and learning to be in the present moment are focus points … Read More

Mindfulness Meditation

Christina Reynoldsmain, Mindfulness and ACT for Beginners Group

What is mindfulness meditation? Jon Kabat-Zin, defines mindfulness like this: Mindfulness is the intentional focus on moment-to-moment experience without being swept up by judgments or preconceived ideas and expectations. Mindfulness is an ancient practice that dates back to 5,000 to 3,500 BCE. Many religions have adopted the basic concepts of meditation including Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam and Christianity to name … Read More