Graduated Exposure is an Oxymoron

Graduated exposure is a therapeutic method which has proven to be widely effective in all types of psychological disorders relating to fear. This approach, however, contains a significant paradox: it proposes to place someone in contact with that which they…

Based on evidence or theory?

In line with the medical model, different psychotherapy models have gradually moved towards an “evidence-based” evaluation of their effectiveness. This is grounds for celebration: it is better to have an evaluation of the effectiveness of our approach based on science…

Accessing the Self-as-Context while having fun

During these idle times, if you are sick of making bread, I invite you to partake in an experience in getting closer to the Self-as-Context, from your home. The Self-as-Context is a difficult animal to capture, because it doesn’t exist…

ACT is not just for graduates

Recently, a colleague had asked me if it were necessary to have a certain level of cultural, educational or intellectual development in order to understand, and thus be able to benefit, from ACT. This is a question commonly asked  to…