Acceptance is not easy for everyone, especially for those facing addiction. Breaking free from substance dependence can come with painful emotions while undergoing the process of sobriety. With acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), you can let go of these feelings and improve your quality of life.
If you prefer an action-based approach to psychotherapy, you might want to consider ACT. Overall, ACT teaches patients to manage life’s difficulties by overcoming negative feelings and harmful thoughts. It will also help individuals reach their goals through commitment exercises. Let’s continue to unpack what this means and how ACT might benefit you.