Author(s): Jessica Borushok and Timothy Gordon
The ACT Deck offers 55 practices based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for use in therapy, classrooms or at home.
These cards ask tough questions, encourage meaningful action and provide new perspectives to help you let go of negative thoughts and live in the present moment.
Using mindfulness and acceptance strategies, this highly practical deck can help anyone suffering from:
Jessica Borushok, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and founder of Busy Mind Reboot. She has consulted on a multi-site, grant-funded program to help parents of children in neonatal intensive care units and has co-facilitated a classroom-based prevention program for fourth graders designed to teach problem solving and coping skills in an effort to reduce risk associated with environmental stressors. In addition to clinical work and research, Dr. Borushok provides ACT trainings. Visit Jessica’s website: www.busymindreboot.com.
Timothy Gordon, MSW, RSW, is a social worker, ACT trainer, international presenter, and author. Tim has a mission to offer evidence-based psychotherapy to help others live full and abundant lives. He specializes in working with attachment and trauma issues, including children and adolescents who have suffered abuse. He is the co-author of The ACT Approach: A Comprehensive Guide for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. He has also authored a self-help book integrating ACT with attachment-based therapeutic practices into his work. He was an instructor of the Clinical Behavioral Sciences program, where he taught ACT at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.