- Obsessive-compulsive disorder consists of 3 main components: obsessions, compulsions, and the disorder aspect.
- ACT is an acceptance and mindfulness-based behavioral intervention and is used for OCD. It’s based on relational frame theory and rule-governed behavior.
- Treatment goals within ACT are to have a healthy relationship with internal experiences and increase behavior patterns that align with the individual’s values.
- ACT for OCD has a strong research base and has been found to be an effective treatment.