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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is like a trusted companion on your journey to a more fulfilling life, helping you embrace your true self and navigate life’s challenges with courage and compassion.

What you’ll gain from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Mindfulness Skills
Learn skills that allow you to be present in the moment and fully engage with your experiences.

Adaptability
Develop the ability to adapt to different situations and respond effectively to challenges.

Personal Growth
Become motivated to take action towards your goals and aspirations.

Self-Acceptance
Cultivate a better sense of self-compassion and grow a healthier self-image.

What is Acceptance and Commitment Therapy?

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) centers on enhancing psychological flexibility. This concept involves adapting and responding effectively to life’s challenges. ACT encourages individuals to accept negative thoughts and emotions without judgment. This acceptance allows space for individuals to align their actions with their deeply-held values, fostering a more meaningful and purpose-driven life.

ACT’s “commitment” component involves identifying one’s core values and using them as a compass for setting meaningful goals and taking committed action. This therapy empowers individuals to engage in behaviors that align with their values, even in the face of discomfort or difficulties. By doing so, individuals can lead lives that are rich with purpose and fulfillment. Additionally, ACT incorporates mindfulness practices, which help individuals cultivate present-moment awareness and deepen their self-understanding. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy offers a potent framework for personal growth, self-discovery, and living a life in harmony with one’s deepest aspirations.

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In-Network Therapists, With a Wide Expertise

Our extensive network of seasoned, licensed, accredited, and highly empathetic mental health clinicians specialize in easing a wide spectrum of concerns, including: 

Clinical Conditions

  • OCD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Chronic insomnia
  • Chronic pain
  • Panic
  • Personality disorders
  • Phobias
  • Trauma & PTSD

General Topics

  • Relationships
  • Parenting support
  • Burnout
  • Life transitions
  • Grief & loss
  • Self-esteem
  • Body acceptance
  • Cultural identity
  • Racial trauma
  • Childhood trauma
  • Finding purpose

Our providers are experts in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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Anna Bellard

Colorado, Oregon
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Yoonhui Choe

Oregon
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Ivy Villani

Alaska
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Zachary Love

California, Colorado
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Jennifer Walker

Idaho, Oregon
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Jamie Lloyd

Oregon
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Samantha Funk

Alaska
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JoAnna Smith

Oregon
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How do you know if you need therapy?

Therapy is right for everyone. Therapy can help you improve your relationships with your family, friends, and self. Taking care of your mental health is a sign of strength, and seeking to better oneself is an empowering choice. 

Affordable and In-Network with Most Major Insurers

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Headlight for?

Headlight is for everyone. Taking care of your mental health is a sign of strength, and choosing to better oneself is an empowering decision. We provide mental health services to those seeking a bright path forward.

What is therapy?

Therapy offers a safe and confidential space for individuals to explore their thoughts, emotions, and experiences. During therapy sessions, your Headlight therapist will actively listen and provide guidance and insights to help you better understand yourself, your relationships, and your challenges. Talk therapy can address a variety of mental health concerns, from anxiety and depression to trauma and relationship issues. Headlight’s clinicians are experienced in various therapeutic approaches and techniques and offer in-person or virtual sessions.

What is the difference between therapy and psychiatry?

Therapy, often provided by psychologists, social workers, or counselors, involves talking through emotional and psychological challenges to gain insight and develop coping strategies. Whereas, psychiatry, typically led by medical doctors, focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues using medication alongside therapy when necessary. While therapy emphasizes conversation and behavioral strategies, psychiatry integrates medication management to address biochemical imbalances in mental health conditions.

Why is it so important to find the right therapist?

Finding the right therapist is so important as it establishes a foundation of trust, creating a safe space for open communication. A well-matched therapist can better understand your individual needs, ensuring personalized support and enhancing the effectiveness of the therapeutic process.

What services do you offer?

Headlight services include therapy, medication management, and Esketamine (Spravato) sessions.

More than 50% of Americans struggle with mental health.

Headlight is now collaborating with health plans and companies to make therapy more accessible and affordable. Speak to a Care Coordinator today.