Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) teaches mindfulness skills to help individuals live and behave in ways consistent with personal values while developing psychological flexibility. By making room for feelings, individuals are better able to take values-based actions that support well-being. A shift from trying to control or stop feelings to a place of having compassion for the you that feels those feelings can help you take actions consistent with your values.
Dialectical Behavior therapy (DBT) is a type of cognitive behavioral therapy. It operates with a framework of validating the individual’s pain while simultaneously asking for change. Individuals are taught goal setting, mindfulness, problem solving skills, and distress management techniques.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) helps people problem -solve. CBT connects the dots between what you think and how you act. Learning to adjust your distorted thoughts can have lasting positive effects on one’s life. CBT is an educational model and CBT helps break down overwhelming problems into small, manageable parts.