An introduction to one of the many skills utilized in acceptance and commitment therapy. Learn how to defuse or separate yourself from your thought so that it becomes possible to "see" the thought that is running the show. If this can be accomplished, it is then possible to consciously choose your next course of action instead of pressing onward mindlessly. Worksheet is a simple framework to try on your own with your own difficult thought.
To see where this skill fits in with an overall approach to psychological flexibility, be sure to watch this introductory video on the topic of acceptance and commitment therapy and how it works including the three main objectives of the approach and the six main aspects that the therapy works to address. This video also includes three simple exercises to try at the end.