Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

A New Psychological Treatment for Chronic Pain Newer psychological approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) are guided by the premise that we cannot change the pain we’re left with, so let’s change our response to that pain. ACT was outlined in a 2014 article in the journal American Psychologist. ACT differs notably from … Continue reading Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

EMDR therapy: the positive and negative of pain

So my psychologist asks these questions before he proceeds with this weird EMDR therapy for chronic pain. I don't know if the EMDR therapy is working yet be the questions always get me thinking. An EMDR treatment session can last up to 90 minutes. Your therapist will move his or her fingers back and forth … Continue reading EMDR therapy: the positive and negative of pain