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“To be fierce is to be proud of yourself in the face of adversity. To be fabulous is to inspire others by being exactly who you are.” -Alex Stitt, LMHC
ACT For Gender Identity is the go-to-guide for mental health professionals introducing Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to their transgender and nonbinary clients. Packed with exercises and metaphors to help gender variant people actualize their best life, ACT for Gender Identity fits neatly on the shelf between Russ Harris’ ACT Made Simple and Kate Bornstein’s…
“Grounded in cultural awareness of the needs of gender diverse clients”- Mathew Skinta, PhD
Alex Stitt has accomplished something wonderful; they have fully elaborated the relevance of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to working with gender and gender identity. This book is grounded in cultural awareness of the needs of gender diverse clients with a strong unifying thread of respect for the agency and autonomy of transgender, genderfluid, and non-binary…
“A courageous volume that leaves no issue unexamined in its goal of modifying and applying ACT to function as a gender affirmative therapy.” -Steven C. Hayes, PhD
A courageous volume that leaves no issue unexamined in its goal of modifying and applying ACT to function as a gender affirmative therapy. Never condemning, and yet never avoidant, this book asks practitioners to look deeply within themselves and to embark on a values-based journey to create a space in which the full range of…
“The tone is deceptively casual, the language is decidedly queer, and the range of tools is broad and comprehensive.”- Arlene Lev
Alex Stitt has written a truly delightful, comprehensive, thoughtful, and engaging book about working with trans and nonbinary clients in therapy. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) – a mindfulness based approach – provides a meta framework for understanding gender, sexuality, and intersectional identities. I have learned so much from Alex Stitt’s perspective, about the complexity…
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