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Help Your Coaching Clients Become More Psychologically-Flexible Through the Observing Self

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Help Your Coaching Clients Become More Psychologically-Flexible Through the Observing Self

Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness In a recent post I discussed how to help your coaching clients become more psychologically flexible. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and AC Coaching have found that there are six components of psychological flexibility. Valued living (defining valued directions).   Contact with the Present Moment (mindfulness). Committed Action (commitment). Acceptance (acceptance). Observing Self (self-as-context). Disentanglement (cognitive defusion) One of the goals of  AC Coaching is having clients cultivate and view the world from the perspective of the observing...

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Help Your Coaching Clients Become More Psychologically-Flexible With Disentanglement

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Help Your Coaching Clients Become More Psychologically-Flexible With Disentanglement

Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness   Coaches, in this post I am going to show you how you can help your coaching clients become more psychologically flexible through Disentanglement (Cognitive Defusion). In a recent post I discussed the six components of psychological flexibility. Valued living (defining valued directions).   Contact with the Present Moment (mindfulness). Committed Action (commitment). Acceptance (acceptance). Observing Self (self-as-context). Disentanglement (cognitive defusion) Acceptance and Commitment (AC) Coaching uses the term the conceptualized self, to refer to...

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Help Your Clients Become More Psychologically Flexible

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Help Your Clients Become More Psychologically Flexible

Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness Become More Psychologically Flexible Coaches, when you help your clients become more psychologically-flexible they will get unstuck and have greater success in meeting their coaching goals. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and AC Coaching have found that there are six key factors called core processes that contribute to psychological inflexibility and clients getting stuck.  The original six core processes that lead to clients being psychologically inflexible were originally described in the ACT Hexaflex Model (see Figure # 1.) or ACT Model of...

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Getting Stuck by Avoiding Sexual Situations and Opportunities

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Getting Stuck by Avoiding Sexual Situations and Opportunities

In  an earlier blog I talked about how you get caught in a sexual rut because of  psychological inflexibility. I described the six core processes that contribute to being psychologically inflexible and getting stuck; (1) Lack of clarity of values (2) Dominance of outmoded scripts and learning (3) Cognitive fusion (4) Attachment to the conceptualized self (5) Experiential avoidance and (6) Inaction, impulsivity, and rigidity . The six processes work independently and combine synergistically when getting stuck sexually. In this blog I want to talk a little bit about Experiential Avoidance and...

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Becoming More Psychologically Flexible, Step 1: Living Your Values

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Becoming More Psychologically Flexible, Step 1: Living Your Values

_ In a recent post I discussed the six components of psychological flexibility. Valued living (defining valued directions).   Contact with the Present Moment (mindfulness). Committed Action (commitment). Acceptance (acceptance). Observing Self (self-as-context). Disentanglement (cognitive defusion). In this post I want to focus on what valued living means and how to live a values-based-life. While most people view values as fixed and immutable, you could also choose to view them as more fluid. I like to compare values to trees. Both have deep roots that nurture them. They have many branches...

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