The Diet Trap: Feed Your Psychological Needs and End the Weight Loss Struggle Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

The Diet Trap: Feed Your Psychological Needs and End the Weight Loss Struggle Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608827091
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 02/02/2014
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 687,387
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Jason Lillis, PhD, is assistant professor of research at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a clinical psychologist at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI. He is coauthor of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and a leading ACT-for-weight-loss research scientist.

JoAnne Dahl, PhD, is professor of psychology at Uppsala University, Sweden. JoAnne is a clinical psychologist specializing in behavior medicine. She is coauthor of The Art and Science of Valuing in Psychotherapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Chronic Pain, Living Beyond Your Pain, and ACT and RFT in Relationships.

Sandra M. Weineland, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and doctor of psychology at Linköping University, Sweden. She is a specialist in psychotherapy. Her research has been focused on evaluating ACT for people with obesity, with the aim to help participants develop self-compassion and devote energy to living life fully and consciously.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The Weight Loss Agenda Is the Problem 5

2 Self-Compassionate Weight Loss 31

3 Don't Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Behavior 55

4 Choosing Healthy Living Even When It's Hard 83

5 Using Values to Build Healthy Habits 117

6 Putting It All Together 155

7 Weight Loss Know-How 171

References 187

Interviews



Jason Lillis lives in Providence, RI. JoAnne Dahl and Sandra Weineland live in Uppsala, Sweden.

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