I work within an approach called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). When it is applied to non-clinical groups, I call it Mindfulness-Based Emotional Intelligence Training. Learn more about ACT by clicking here.
The Choice Point is a simple way to help you and your client keep track of wher eyou are in an ACT intervention. In the below document, we give an example of the Choice point model and show how it can be used to summarize willingness, defusion, and self-compassion
Choice point model of behavioral regulation (Or how to use the choice point with different types of intervention).
We have a variety of ACT support materials for download. Please click on a link below to explore.
ACT-Now: Promoting well-being amongst people diagnosed with cancer
Measuring guiding principles and values
We are also continuously working on and developing the Survey of Guiding Principles (SGP). You can do alot of practical exercises with the SGP, including a card-sorting, values clarification task. To learn more, you can download materials here. The manual, in particular, contains a review of the empirical support surrounding the SGP.
Another popular measure is the Personal Values Questionnaire. Find the measure here, as well as some empirical support
Visual metaphors, audio,and the survey of life principles are copyrighted to Ciarrochi and Bailey ((C) 2007). You are free to use these materials, but they should not be distributed or sold.