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)

Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET)

  There has been recent research that suggests therapies that help people with chronic pain engage rather than avoid their complex emotional experience can improve psychologically and physically, as in their pain can improve. That is where Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET) comes into play instead of CBT. This was the goal “Patients with … Continue reading Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET)