Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACTraining) aims to improve performance and reduce stress for workers by supporting the development of psychological flexibility at the jobsite. Psychological flexibility is the ability to be in the current moment, mindfully aware of thoughts and emotions, and committed to valued goals. ACTraining is based on the six interactive processes highlighted in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. -. contacting the present moment, acceptance, defusion, perspective taking, values clarification, and committed action. -. and has been efficacious in many occupational environments. This paper will review the principles of ACTraining and psychological flexibility, and survey the literature of this effective consulting approach.
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