Acceptance and commitment therapy has shown great promise in studies evaluating its effectiveness on post-traumatic stress disorder and other trauma-related problems. Here, the principles of ACT help readers cope with the after-effects of traumatic experience through straightforward exercises. ACT's popularity is leading many therapists to start integrating it into their practices, and Life After Trauma will enjoy extensive therapist referral.
Victoria M. Follette, PhD, (Reno, Nevada) is professor of psychology and chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno.
Jacqueline Pistorello, PhD, (Reno, Nevada) earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. They have been using ACT to treat child sexual abuse survivors since 1989.