ACT: Cognitive Fusion

ACT: Cognitive Fusion

Imagine this: You walk into a social gathering to find yourself among a group of people you don’t know. Immediately thoughts begin flowing into your mind: “I don’t know anyone here!” “Who should I talk to?” “If I am standing here talking to nobody, people will think I...
ACT Defusion

ACT Defusion

A core process in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is called defusion. It means separating from our thoughts and letting them come and go instead of getting all wrapped up in them. Through defusion, our thoughts no longer have to control our actions or...