State of the research & literature address: ACT with children, adolescents and parents

Amy R. Murrell, Andrew J. Scherbarth
2006 International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy  
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT; Hayes, Strosahl, & Wilson, 1999) has been found effective in treating a wide number of psychological conditions affecting adults. To date, however, little research has been done on the use of ACT with youth and parents. Few efforts have been made at summarizing the literature that does exist. This article, therefore, is a review of empirical and theoretical work with these populations. Online databases, ACT-related websites, and personal communication
more » ... l communication were used to collect information about published and unpublished, ongoing work. Recommendations for future research are also mentioned.
doi:10.1037/h0101005 fatcat:zy26lh6c7bbcbb5mw5x5of7wcu