As I left my family of origin to start my own adult life, I didn’t know how to communicate my needs directly. I had never had a role model of how to ask for what I wanted directly.
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What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)? In my personal journey as a therapist, I have studied and used many different approaches, techniques, and therapeutic theories. The one approach that has consistently “spoken to me” or “felt like the truth” is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). In my work, I do not dogmatically adhere to […]
So for the first time in my life, I quit my job without a plan. Without another job lined up. I didn’t even start looking for a new job. This was very unlike me. I ALWAYS have a plan. My husband was understandingly concerned.