Leading researchers in acceptance and commitment therapy suggest to readers struggling with anorexia that strategies to control their disorder are themselves problems. Instead, they use the techniques of acceptance and commitment therapy to teach how better to cope with out-of-control emotions and thoughts.
With user's guide by Linda Hillhouse Donelson (filed under accompanying material for Video No. 6)
Audience: Family groups, mental health professionals, policy makers
Summary: Dramatization of the live of long term mentally ill people as they attempt to function in their communities. Portrayed by a theatre group comprising people with mental illness, situations include: frustrations with jail and social security situations, hospital readmission, helping in a crises hostel, developing life skills, and dealing with stigma