An important addition to any ACT professionals library, The ACT Practitioners Guide to the Science of Compassion explores the emotionally healing benefits of compassion-based practices when applied to traditional acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
In this book, psychologist Janetti Marotta offers mindfulness exercises for readers struggling with a lack of self-acceptance and self-compassion. Based on the idea that true self-esteem is based on internal, rather than external factors, the 50 easy-to-use practices outlined in this book aim to promote inner awareness and help readers live a more fulfilled life.
The authors combine an integrative mind-body approach to help chronically traumatized clients find resolution and meaning in their lives and develop a new, somatically integrated sense of self. This book offers a detailed review of research in neuroscience, trauma, dissociation, and attachment theory.
This book is designed to be used as a reference tool. It includes the foundations of interpersonal neurobiology as a new approach to improving mind, brain, and empathic relationships. Siegel offers interesting personal and professional applications.