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Re: What are your experiences with ACT compared to CBT

Posted by Hordak on January 7, 2019, at 7:47:08

In reply to Re: What are your experiences with ACT compared to CBT, posted by baseball55 on January 6, 2019, at 19:04:02

> I'm not sure exactly what ACT is. But from the wikipedia entry, it seems to be a lot like DBT. I found DBT very helpful and CBT totally useless for depression.

DBT is Dialectical behavior therapy?

> This is because CBT approaches depression as a result of cognitive distortion - my boss criticized me, therefore I am a loser and can't do anything right. My friend didn't return my phone call, therefore she must hate me because I am not likable.
> I suppose there are people for whom depression is mostly driven by negative thoughts about oneself, but this was never the issue for me.

Exactly! My thoughts are not irrational... it's just that people are arseholes....




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