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Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence 7/2017

17-03-2017 | Book Review

Janina Scarlet: Superhero Therapy: A Hero’s Journey Through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

London: Little, Brown Book Group, 2016, 111 pp, ISBN: 978-1-47213-641-1

Auteur: Chris Fradkin

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence | Uitgave 7/2017

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In Superhero Therapy: A Hero’s Journey Through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Janina Scarlet outlines a do-it-your-self-help program aimed at adolescent and young adult readers. The program is designed for readers dealing with anxiety- or trauma-based disorders. Based on the core principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT; Hayes et al. 1999), the author leads the reader through eight weekly chapters. These chapters hone the skillsets of: defusion, engagement with emotions, articulation of life values, self-compassion, mindful gratitude, and stepwise movement in accord with one’s life values. Illustrated by Wellinton Alves, the book’s content is delivered in a semi-graphic-novel format. In the closing section of each chapter (except for Chapter 1), the author offers Superhero Steps—suggestions for the reader to practice in the week, based on contents of the chapter. …
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Metagegevens
Titel
Janina Scarlet: Superhero Therapy: A Hero’s Journey Through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
London: Little, Brown Book Group, 2016, 111 pp, ISBN: 978-1-47213-641-1
Auteur
Chris Fradkin
Publicatiedatum
17-03-2017
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Youth and Adolescence / Uitgave 7/2017
Print ISSN: 0047-2891
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6601
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-017-0658-8