ACT for Trauma: Overall Take-Home Messages
In Module 8, Dr. Batten summarizes the main ideas of acceptance-based interventions for trauma: psychological flexibility, core principles, case conceptualization, and sequencing interventions. She identifies how to acquire treatment skills and how to tackle therapist obstacles. She recognizes the importance of therapist self-care, ongoing development, and the therapeutic relationship.
- Relate the core principles to psychological flexibility for trauma.
- Use the concept of case conceptualization related to the sequencing of ACT interventions.
- Describe how to acquire treatment skills, identify therapist obstacles, and develop core competencies for trauma.
- Discuss the characteristics of the ACT therapeutic relationship.