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Acceptance & Commitment Therapy in Melbourne

At Ben Fishel Counselling, we specialise in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to guide you towards a happier and more fulfilling life. Our approach focuses on embracing your thoughts and feelings rather than fighting or feeling guilty for them. Here’s a closer look at how ACT can transform your journey to wellness.

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a form of psychotherapy that helps individuals accept what is out of their personal control while committing to actions that enrich their lives. By learning to stop avoiding, denying, and struggling with inner emotions and instead accepting that these deeper feelings are appropriate responses to certain situations, ACT aids in embracing life’s challenges with an open heart.

How ACT Therapy Works

At Ben Fishel Counselling, ACT therapy is a journey of self-discovery and acceptance. Through a compassionate and tailored approach, we explore six core processes that are pivotal to ACT:

  1. Cognitive Diffusion: Learning methods to reduce the tendency to take thoughts too literally.
  2. Acceptance: Allowing thoughts to come and go without struggling with them.
  3. Contact with the Present Moment: Being mindful of the here and now, experiencing the world more directly.
  4. Observing the Self: Accessing a sense of self that is a safe haven for mindfulness.
  5. Values: Discovering what is truly important and meaningful to you.
  6. Committed Action: Setting goals according to your values and carrying them out responsibly.

Achieving Wellbeing with Ben Fishel Counselling

At Ben Fishel Counselling, we are committed to guiding you through the intricacies of acceptance and commitment therapy to discover a life of meaning, purpose, and vitality. Whether you’re facing anxiety, depression, anger, struggling with addiction or having self-esteem issues, our expertise in ACT therapy can offer a new perspective and a path towards a more content and fulfilled life.

Our therapy sessions are designed to empower you with the skills to embrace your present circumstances, identify your values, and commit to change where it’s most meaningful. By integrating ACT principles into your life, Ben Fishel Counselling supports you in navigating the complexities of life with a stronger, more resilient mindset.

Embark on Your ACT Journey Today

Discover the transformative power of acceptance and commitment therapy with Ben Fishel Counselling. Embrace your thoughts, connect with your values, and take committed action towards the life you desire – contact us to explore how ACT can make a difference in your life.

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