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ACT With Love : Stop Struggling, Reconcile Differences, and Strengthen Your Relationship with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - Russ Harris

ACT With Love

Stop Struggling, Reconcile Differences, and Strengthen Your Relationship with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Russ Harris, MD, is an acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) trainer and author of The Happiness Trap. He lives in Perth, Australia, and travels around the world training psychologists and other health professionals in ACT.

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Russ Harris, MD, is an acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) trainer and the author of The Happiness Trap. He travels around the world training psychologists and other health professionals in ACT, a revolutionary new approach to human happiness.

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4.0

Invaluable resource

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    Comments about ACT With Love:

    I use many of the strategies in this book in my relationship counselling practice

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    5.0

    A very valuable help for couples wanting

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      Good to work through slowly with a partner

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      5.0

      very sensible and useful

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        Comments about ACT With Love:

        This book provides exellent advice on relationships, including worksheets andexercises, thus providing both practical and theoretical advice.

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        5.0

        Excellent book, easy to read and helpful

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          Comments about ACT With Love:

          It's so easy to lose your way in a relationship. ACT With Love describes easily and in a non judgemental way how this is possible and offers great advice on how to get your relationship back on track. Even if your partner is not willing, the advice can easily be applied to any situation with people you come into contact or have a relationship with.

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          "Reading and following this book may well be the most precious gift you ever give not only to your partner, but also to yourself. I highly recommended it to those who wish to revitalize a floundering relationship as well as those who want to make a good relationship even better." --Robert D. Zettle, Ph.D., associate psychology professor at Wichita State University and author of "ACT for Depression "

          series editor letterp. v
          acknowledgmentsp. vii
          Introduction: it's a messy businessp. 1
          making a mess
          mission impossible?p. 9
          what's your problem?p. 16
          making a commitment
          should I stay or should I go?p. 27
          does it take two to tango?p. 33
          making it work
          you're both hurtingp. 43
          everyone's control freak!p. 54
          look inside your heartp. 61
          into the smogp. 75
          the judgment machinep. 88
          gripping storiesp. 98
          the kiss of lifep. 105
          name it and tame itp. 111
          look at me! look at me!p. 122
          the heart of the battlep. 129
          take off the armorp. 137
          the power of asking nicelyp. 147
          you can't always get what you wantp. 155
          open your eyesp. 163
          sticky situationsp. 176
          the christmas trucep. 184
          intimacyp. 189
          old word, new takep. 198
          building a trust fundp. 202
          let your self gop. 207
          and now, time for some fun!p. 212
          the adventure continuesp. 216
          appendix: when it's over, it's overp. 223
          resourcesp. 225
          recommended readingp. 226
          referencesp. 227
          Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

          ISBN: 9781572246225
          ISBN-10: 1572246227
          Series: Professional Ser.
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 224
          Published: 1st June 2009
          Country of Publication: US
          Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.3
          Weight (kg): 0.34