Publication Announcement: Journal of Sport Psychology in Action

For those of you readers in academic or clinician roles, this may be of interest. Or any practitioners of mindfulness for that matter.

Working with a team of clinicians and researchers, we have published a brief how-to for incorporating Values and Committed Action tools into mindfulness clinical and training practices. Below is the title, abstract, keywords, and citation. If you would like access to the full article, contact me and I will send you the link to get past the journal paywall.

From form to function: Values and committed action strengthen mindful practices with context and direction

Abstract

Acceptance and Commitment Training (ACT) provides practitioners a personalized functional guide to enable athlete’s tangible success, through the use of Values, and a behavioral path, with Committed Action. This article introduces ACT, and provides some practical guides for integrating and tracking Values and Committed Action in a mindfulness practice with athletes.

Keywords:

Acceptance and commitment therapy, acceptance and commitment training, committed action, mindfulness, values

Citation

Patrick Smith, Emily Leeming, Michelle Forman & Steven C Hayes (2019) From form to function: Values and committed action strengthen mindful practices with context and direction, Journal of Sport Psychology in Action, DOI: 10.1080/21520704.2018.1557773