Spirituality in the Context of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

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DOI: 10.12738/spc.2019.4.3.067 

Year: 2019 Vol: 4 Number: 3

Abstract

In order to define the future, it is seen that the psychological support approaches that return to the past are replaced by the approaches that return to the essence. As the power of change that one can find in the essence; The combination of heart, mind and spirit is emphasized. Combining ACT and spiritual practice, this association contains two important concepts: awareness and acceptance. It is thought that integration of spirituality will contribute to the concepts presented by the Act against the inevitability of unwanted thoughts and experiences. The aim of this study is to provide a general framework for cooperation between ACT and spirituality.

Keywords
Spirituality, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychological Counseling

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