ACT

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy - Part II of II

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy – Part II of II

Self as Context

The concept of observing self or self as context refers to the perception of a universal self that is detached from behaviors and private experiences. It is the viewpoint from which we view our inner experiences (Hayes et al., 2006). It is simply the recognition of a self that notices everything else. Understanding the presence of an observing self is very helpful for clients; as it helps them realize that they exist separate from their actions or experiences.

Mindfulness and Developmental Disabilities

Man doing mindfulness exercises